Managing the display of member names in your organization

You can allow members of your organization to see a comment author's profile name in private repositories in the organization.

Allowing members to see comment authors' profile names is available with GitHub Team, GitHub Enterprise Server 2.18+, and GitHub Enterprise Cloud. For more information, see "GitHub's products."

Organization owners can manage the display of member names in an organization.

Commenter's profile name displayed in comment

Each organization member chooses their own profile name in their settings. For more information, see "Personalizing your profile."

  1. In the top right corner of GitHub, click your profile photo, then click Your profile.

    Profile photo

  2. On the left side of your profile page, under "Organizations", click the icon for your organization.

    organization icons

  3. Under your organization name, click Settings.

    Organization settings button

  4. In the left sidebar, click Member privileges.

    Member privileges option in org settings

  5. Under "Admin repository permissions", select or unselect Allow members to see comment author's profile name in private repositories.

    Checkbox to allow members to see comment author's full name in private repositories

  6. Click Save.

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