The GitHub sensor integrates data from GitHub to monitor your favorite repositories.


To set up this sensor you will need a personal access token. You will need to check the repo scope for the sensor to function.


To enable this platform, add the following to your configuration.yaml file:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
  - platform: github
    access_token: !secret github_access_token
      - path: 'home-assistant/core'

Configuration Variables

access_token string Required

Your GitHub Access Token

url string (Optional)

If you are using a GitHub Enterprise server, add it’s URL here. For example,

repositories list Required

A list of repository paths and optionally a name

path string Required

Path to the repository. For Home Assistant this will be home-assistant/core

name string (Optional)

Name of the sensor. Gives the sensor a custom name in Home Assistant. Defaults to the repository name from GitHub if not specified.