Repository

Learn how to work with your repositories on Volta.

Repository

Overview

Navigate between public and private repositories you're a maintainer of and access their issue board. Your repositories will be displayed in the sidebar grouped by organization or found through the command palette K.

Favorites

You can easily add a repository to your favorites by clicking on the button from the repository header. This will add the repository to your favorites list in the sidebar and allow you to navigate quickly between them through shortcuts from 1 to 9.

Favorite repositories will be displayed first in the command palette.

Details

Open the repository details by clicking on in the repository header or by pressing D to browse the repository activities and members. You can also find extra repository actions through the menu.

Activities

Keep an eye on what's happening on the repository with real-time activities on issues and pull requests.

You can navigate through issues by clicking on their references, it will open the issue in a split view.

Members

View all the maintainers of the repository and click on them to navigate to their personnal board.

Only users with triage, maintain, write or admin permission will be considered a maintainer.

Board embed

For public repositories only, you can share and embed your issue boards. When clicking on from the menu, it will generate and copy a link to the clipboard that you can integrate into your website. The generated link will take selected filters and displayed statuses into account. You can also suffix your url with ?theme={light|dark} to force a specific theme.

This way, you can share your repository board with your community and let them know what's going on.

Here is for example the public board of the volta-net/feedback repository:

Settings

Your repository settings are accessible from the modal (click on your avatar or press ,). From there, you will find under each organization. For each repository, you will be able to:

  • Adjust your subscriptions
  • Check the import status and its last sync date
  • Check the number of labels, tags, releases, issues and pull requests imported by hovering the status
  • Trigger a sync of your repository with GitHub by clicking on
Your repositories are always kept in sync with GitHub through webhooks.