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Article version: Enterprise Server 2.17

Sending your GitHub Enterprise Server contributions to your profile

You can highlight your work on GitHub Enterprise Server by sending the contribution counts to your profile.


  • The connection between your accounts is governed by GitHub's Privacy Statement and users enabling the connection agree to the GitHub's Terms of Service.

  • Before you can connect your GitHub Enterprise Server profile to your profile, a site administrator must enable GitHub Connect and enable contribution sharing between the environments. For more information, contact your GitHub Enterprise Server site administrator.

Your profile shows GitHub Enterprise Server contribution counts from the past 90 days. GitHub Enterprise Server sends updates hourly. Contribution counts from GitHub Enterprise Server are considered private contributions. The commit details will only show the contribution counts and that these contributions were made on GitHub Enterprise Server.

If end users of GitHub Enterprise Server and want to make their private contribution counts public, they can publicize their private contribution counts. For more information, see "Publicizing or hiding your private contributions on your profile."

For more information about how contributions are calculated, see "Managing contribution graphs on your profile."

  1. Sign in to your GitHub Enterprise Server instance and
  2. On your GitHub Enterprise Server instance, in the upper-right corner of any page, click your profile photo, then click Settings.
    Settings icon in the user bar
  3. In the left sidebar, click GitHub Connect.
    GitHub Connect tab in the user settings sidebar
  4. Click Connect to
    Connect to from GitHub Enterprise Server settings
  5. Review the resources that GitHub Enterprise Server will access from your account, then click Authorize.
    Authorize connection between GitHub Enterprise Server and
  6. Under "Contributions", select Send my contribution counts to, then click Update contributions.
    Send contributions checkbox and update contributions button

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