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Autolinked references and URLs

References to URLs, issues, pull requests, and commits are automatically shortened and converted into links.

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GitHub Enterprise automatically creates links from standard URLs.


Rendered autolinked URL

For more information on creating links, see "Basic writing and formatting syntax."

Issues and pull requests

Within conversations on GitHub Enterprise, references to issues and pull requests are automatically converted to shortened links. For more information, see "About conversations on GitHub."

Note: Autolinked references are not created in wikis or files in a repository.

Reference type Raw reference Short link
Issue or pull request URL #26
# and issue or pull request number #26 #26
GH- and issue or pull request number GH-26 GH-26
Username/Repository# and issue or pull request number jlord/sheetsee.js#26 jlord/sheetsee.js#26
Organization_name/Repository# and issue or pull request number github/linguist#4039 github/linguist#4039

Commit SHAs

References to a commit's SHA hash are automatically converted into shortened links to the commit on GitHub Enterprise.

Reference type Raw reference Short link
Commit URL a5c3785
SHA a5c3785ed8d6a35868bc169f07e40e889087fd2e a5c3785
User@SHA jlord@a5c3785ed8d6a35868bc169f07e40e889087fd2e jlord@a5c3785
Username/Repository@SHA User/Repository@SHA: jlord/sheetsee.js@a5c3785ed8d6a35868bc169f07e40e889087fd2e jlord/sheetsee.js@a5c3785

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