Searching on GitHub

  • Finding files on GitHub

    You can search for a file in a repository using the file finder. To search for a file in multiple repositories on GitHub, use the filename code search qualifier.

  • Searching for repositories

    You can search for repositories on GitHub and narrow the results using these repository search qualifiers in any combination.

  • Searching topics

    You can search for topics associated with repositories on GitHub.

  • Searching code

    You can search for code on GitHub and narrow the results using these code search qualifiers in any combination.

  • Searching commits

    You can search for commits on GitHub and narrow the results using these commit search qualifiers in any combination.

  • Searching issues and pull requests

    You can search for issues and pull requests on GitHub and narrow the results using these search qualifiers in any combination.

  • Searching discussions

    You can search for discussions on GitHub and narrow the results using search qualifiers.

  • Searching GitHub Marketplace

    You can search for apps and actions that are available on GitHub Marketplace.

  • Searching users

    You can search for users on GitHub and narrow the results using these user search qualifiers in any combination.

  • Searching for packages

    You can search for packages on GitHub and narrow the results using search qualifiers.

  • Searching wikis

    You can search wikis on GitHub and narrow the results using these wiki search qualifiers in any combination.

  • Searching in forks

    By default, forks are not shown in search results. You can choose to include them in repository searches, and in code searches if they meet certain criteria.

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