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Customizing user messages on your instance

You can create a custom message that users will see on the sign in page.

You can use Markdown to format your message. For more information, see "About writing and formatting on GitHub."

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Note: If you are using SAML for authentication, the sign in page is presented by your identity provider and is not customizable via GitHub Enterprise Server.

  1. In the upper-right corner of any page, click .

    Rocketship icon for accessing site admin settings

  2. In the left sidebar, click Admin center.

    Admin Center tab

  3. In the left sidebar, click Messages.


  4. Under "Sign in page", click Add message or Edit message.

    Edit message button

  5. Under Sign in message, type the message you'd like users to see.

    Sign in message

  6. To see the rendered message, click Preview.

    Preview button

  7. Review the rendered message.

    Sign in message rendered

  8. At the bottom of the page, click Save changes.

    Save changes

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