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 repositories

You can search for repositories by using search qualifiers in any combination to narrow your search results.

Searching code

You can search for code by using search qualifiers in any combination to narrow your search results.

Searching commits

You can search commits by using search qualifiers in any combination to narrow your search results.

Searching issues and pull requests

You can search issues and pull requests by using search qualifiers in any combination to narrow your search results.

Searching users

You can search for users by using search qualifiers in any combination to narrow your search results.

Searching wikis

You can search wikis by using search qualifiers in any combination to narrow your search results.

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.