Aha! Roadmaps | Integrate with GitHub commit

This integration allows your team to better understand what work engineers are completing in real-time. It also provides engineers with a record of all of the changes that were made for a feature and provides a hassle-free way to keep everyone in the loop.

Once you have enabled the integration, GitHub will create a comment in Aha! each time a feature or requirement is referenced in a GitHub commit message.

All GitHub Commit integrations are configured in Settings ⚙️ → Account → Integrations. You need to be an Aha! administrator to configure account integrations.

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Integration type

  • One-way (GitHub to Aha!)

Aha! level

  • Account level

Required user permissions:

Associated record types

  • Features / Activities

  • Requirements



In GitHub

  1. On the Settings tab of the Github repository, open the Webhooks & Services section.

  2. Click Add webhook.

  3. Paste the payload URL from Hook URL section below.

  4. The Content type should be

  5. The secret should be empty.

  6. Select Just the push event.

In Aha!

  1. Create the integration in Aha! by navigating to Settings ⚙️ → Account → Integrations, clicking the + button and selecting GitHub Commit Hook.

  2. Enter the webhook you generated in GitHub as the Webhook URL.

  3. Click Enable to enable the integration

Note: When you are using Github's two factor authentication you must use their One Time Password (OTP) for applications using the API. Just put the OTP in for your username and leave the password blank. See this GitHub article for details.

Each commit message to the Github repository will be processed. If the commit message contains the reference from an Aha! feature or requirement then the commit message will be added as a comment to the feature or requirement.


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