Getting started with searching on GitHub
About searching on GitHub
Use our powerful search tools to find what you're looking for among the many repositories, users, and lines of code on GitHub.
Understanding the search syntax
When searching GitHub, you can construct queries that match specific numbers and words.
Troubleshooting search queries
If you encounter unexpected results while searching on GitHub, you can troubleshoot by reviewing common problems and limitations.
Sorting search results
You can sort GitHub search results using the Sort menu, or by adding a
sort qualifier to your query.
Enabling private GitHub.com repository search in your GitHub Enterprise Server account
You can connect your GitHub.com and GitHub Enterprise Server accounts to search for content in certain private GitHub.com repositories from GitHub Enterprise Server.