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Getting started with searching on GitHub

You can use a wide range of syntax to search GitHub Enterprise Cloud. You can adjust the scope of your search, build and troubleshoot queries, and sort search results with qualifiers.

About searching on GitHub

Our integrated search covers the many repositories, users, and lines of code on GitHub Enterprise Cloud.

Understanding the search syntax

When searching GitHub Enterprise Cloud, you can construct queries that match specific numbers and words.

Troubleshooting search queries

If you encounter unexpected results while searching on GitHub Enterprise Cloud, you can troubleshoot by reviewing common problems and limitations.

Sorting search results

You can sort GitHub Enterprise Cloud search results using the Sort menu, or by adding a sort qualifier to your query.