Edit GitHub labels from the command line using
git-labelmaker! You can easily add or remove GitHub labels, making it easier for your projects to adhere to a sane labelling scheme.
yarn global add git-labelmaker OR npm i -g git-labelmaker
Currently you must be using version
>= 4.0.0 of node, because we're using some fancy-shmancy ES6 stuff (Promises are too awesome to not use), and also because the dependant package
git-label also currently requires
Use npm version
Using this bad boy is a breeze. First
cd into your git repository, run the command and follow the prompts!
To interact with the GitHub API, you will need your own access token, which you can generate over here. Make sure your token has
Instead of having to enter your token each time,
git-labelmaker will remember it and keep it secure for you while you instead only need to remember a password you create. You can make your password whatever you like - passwords are easier to remember than tokens!
git-labelmaker only supports calling the public GitHub API. If you are using GitHub Enterprise and have a custom API path, you might want to check out
Add Custom Labels
You can add your own labels one at a time. You will be prompted for your new label's text and color. Include the
# in front of your 3 or 6 digit hex color. Add as many as you like!
Add Labels From Package
If you have a labels package in your current directory that you would like to use for adding labels, just supply the path and name of that file. So like if it's at the root of the current directory, just
It must be a valid, parsable JSON file (although the extension doesn't matter). Check out these really good ones if you need a template.
Create Package From Labels
Create a git label package from the current labels on a repo, so that you can easily use it again.
You can also remove labels. Just select the ones you want to ditch and
git-labelby jasonbellamy, which
git-labelmakeruses to add and remove labels
git-label-packagesis a really good set of default packages if you really want to level up your projects
git-label-facesis a joke package set that you should totally never use for real
- Sane GitHub Labels - an article I wrote about the importance of a good, rational labelling system in your projects
Created by Dave Lunny in the glorious year of 2017.
Licensed under MIT