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 users

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

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.