Issue and Pull Request Templates

For some projects there are a standard list of questions that users need to be asked for creating an issue, or adding a pull request. Gitea supports adding templates to the main branch of the repository so that they can autopopulate the form when users are creating issues, and pull requests. This will cut down on the initial back and forth of getting some clarifying details.

Possible file names for issue templates:

  • ISSUE_TEMPLATE.md
  • issue_template.md
  • .gitea/ISSUE_TEMPLATE.md
  • .gitea/issue_template.md
  • .github/ISSUE_TEMPLATE.md
  • .github/issue_template.md

Possible file names for PR templates:

  • PULL_REQUEST_TEMPLATE.md
  • pull_request_template.md
  • .gitea/PULL_REQUEST_TEMPLATE.md
  • .gitea/pull_request_template.md
  • .github/PULL_REQUEST_TEMPLATE.md
  • .github/pull_request_template.md

Additionally, the New Issue page URL can be suffixed with ?body=Issue+Text and the form will be populated with that string. This string will be used instead of the template if there is one.