You can connect GitLab and Jam in order to instantly create GitLab issues right from Jam's browser extension. Every GitLab 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 GitLab Issues fields right from Jam – like repository, assignees, labels and more. Our goal is to make you 20x faster at logging bugs to GitLab Issues.

How to use Jam + GitLab

  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 GitLab.

  3. Jam will guide you through authenticating with GitLab.

  4. Once Jam is connected to GitLab, you will be able to setup your GitLab issue right from Jam. Choose the Project, Assignee, Labels, Due Date, Milestones, etc., right from Jam.

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

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

How to send existing Jams to GitLab

You can automatically create GitLab 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 GitLab issue.

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

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

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

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

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

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