Eric Eastwood

What happens if I rename something on GitHub (org, repo)

FAQs
    Oct 25th

    Rename org

    Org renames do not happen automatically and require a script to be run manually on our side.

    Send a message to support@gitter.im with the following info. Make sure to email with the primary email address associated with the GitHub account tied to your Gitter account.

    • Make sure your org membership is public on both the old and new org, https://github.com/orgs/your-org/people
    • Link to the old org on GitHub
    • Link to the new org on GitHub
    • Link to the community on Gitter, https://gitter.im/orgs/your-community/rooms

    Rename repo

    Repo renames do not happen automatically. Create a new room tied to the repo and we can move the messages over manually. Please note, this will not move room members over.

    Send a message to support@gitter.im with the following info. Make sure to email with the primary email address associated with the GitHub account tied to your Gitter account.

    • Create a new room tied to the repo
    • Link to where the repo used to exist on GitHub
    • Link to where the repo now exists on GitHub
    • Link to the old room on Gitter
    • Link to the new room on Gitter

    Transfer repo to a new org

    Repo transfers do not happen automatically. Create a new room tied to the repo and we can move the messages over manually. Please note, this will not move room members over.

    Send a message to support@gitter.im with the following info. Make sure to email with the primary email address associated with the GitHub account tied to your Gitter account.

    • Create a new room tied to the repo
    • Make sure your org membership is public on both the old and new org, https://github.com/orgs/your-org/people
    • Link to where the repo used to exist on GitHub
    • Link to where the repo now exists on GitHub
    • Link to the old room on Gitter
    • Link to the new room on Gitter

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