You can connect GitHub and Jam in order to instantly create GitHub issues right from Jam's browser extension. Every GitHub issue you create with Jam automatically includes:

  • Console logs

  • Fully inspectable network requests

  • URL, timestamp and country

  • Device, OS, Browser

  • Viewport size

  • Network speed

That way, it's perfect for engineers to help them debug issues faster.

You can configure all the relevant GitHub Issues fields right from Jam – like repository, assignees, labels and more. Our goal is to make you 20x faster at logging bugs to GitHub Issues.

How to use Jam + GitHub

  1. First, you'll need to make sure you have Jam installed in your browser. Follow our Jam getting started guide here if you haven't downloaded and setup Jam yet:

Get Started

  1. Next, capture your bug with Jam.

  2. In the Jam extension, you will have the option to choose where Jam sends your screen capture to. Click on "Link you can share" and change it to GitHub.

  3. Jam will guide you through authenticating with GitHub.

  4. Once Jam is connected to GitHub, you will be able to setup your GitHub issue right from Jam. Choose the repository, assignees, labels, milestone, etc., right from Jam.

  5. Pro tip: you can click "Edit fields" to manage which fields from GitHub are shown in Jam:

  6. Click "Create issue" and once Jam creates your GitHub issue, it will automatically open in a new tab.

How to send existing Jams to GitHub

You can automatically create GitHub issues from existing Jams – in just 2 clicks.

Note: You must be logged into Jam to use this feature. Logged out users will not see this option.

  1. Open up the Jam you want to convert to a GitHub issue.

  2. Click "Send to App" and select GitHub.

  3. If you have not used Jam + GitHub before, it will first redirect you to log in with GitHub.

  4. Enter the details of your GitHub issue: repository, assignees, labels, milestone, etc.

  5. Pro tip: you can click "Edit fields" to manage which fields from GitHub are shown in Jam.

  6. Click "Create issue" to create your GitHub issue.

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