You can search for topics associated with repositories on GitHub.
In this article
- Search GitHub for topics
- Narrowing your search with search qualifiers
- Search repositories by topic
- Further reading
Search GitHub for topics
You can search for topics on GitHub, explore related topics, and see how many repositories are associated with a certain topic.
- Navigate to https://github.com/search.
- Type a topic keyword.
- In the left sidebar, to narrow your search to topics, click Topics.
Narrowing your search with search qualifiers
If you want to explore repositories about a certain topic, find projects to contribute to, or learn which topics are most popular on GitHub, you can search topics with the search qualifiers
is:featured search qualifier will narrow search results to the topics with the most repositories on GitHub. These topics are also featured at https://github.com/topics/.
is:curated search qualifier will narrow search results to topics that community members have added extra information to. For more information, see the explore repository at https://github.com/github/explore.
You can filter topics based when they were created using the date parameter and
created: or based on how many repositories are associated with this topic using
repositories:n. Both of these qualifiers can use the greater than and less than range qualifiers.
Date formatting must follow the ISO8601 standard, which is
You can also add optional time information
THH:MM:SS+00:00 after the date, to search by the hour, minute, and second. That's
T, followed by
HH:MM:SS (hour-minutes-seconds), and a UTC offset (
Dates support greater than, less than, and range qualifiers.
||repositories:>5000 matches topics that have more than 5000 repositories.|
||Serverless created:>2019-01-01 matches topics with the word "serverless" that were created after 2018.|
Search repositories by topic
You can use the
topic: qualifier to find every repository connected to a particular topic. For more information, see "Searching for repositories."