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Using templates to encourage high-quality issues and pull requests in your repository

Repository maintainers can add templates in a repository to help contributors create high-quality issues and pull requests.

About issue and pull request templates

With issue and pull request templates, you can customize and standardize the information you'd like contributors to include when they open issues and pull requests in your repository.

Creating issue templates for your repository

When you create issue templates for your repository using the issue template builder, they'll be available for contributors to use when they open new issues in the repository.

Creating a pull request template for your repository

When you add a pull request template to your repository, project contributors will automatically see the template's contents in the pull request body.

Manually creating a single issue template for your repository

When you add a manually-created issue template to your repository, project contributors will automatically see the template's contents in the issue body.

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