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Managing releases in a repository

About releases

You can create a release to package software, along with release notes and links to binary files, for other people to use.

Creating releases

You can create a release to provide packaged software, release notes, and binary files for other people to use.

Getting the download count for your releases

You can collect metadata about your Releases via the API.

Editing and deleting releases

After creating a release, you may need to change its attributes or delete it altogether.

Viewing your repository's tags

View and apply tags created from the Git command line in your repository in GitHub.

Linking to releases

You can share every release you create on GitHub with a unique URL.

Automation for release forms with query parameters

To quickly create releases by auto-populating the new release form with customized information, you can add query parameters to the URL for the release form page.

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