GitKraken Glo is the only incandescent issue board for task and issue tracking that is fully integrated with GitKraken. It's easy to get started; so let's glo!
GitKraken Glo allows you to create Glo boards that you can use to manage your projects.
You have the option to create an empty board or create a starter board.
Choosing to create an empty board will drop you into a board with no columns:
Choosing to create a starter board will start you off with some default columns:
Name your Glo board by clicking on the current board name.
Within each Glo board, you can create columns that define the steps in your workflow.
Click , give it a name, and hit .
Quickly drag and drop columns to rearrange them.
You can now begin adding Glo cards for tasks that need to be completed.
Click or , type a name for your card, and hit .
Your card will appear above, so you can quickly enter the name of your next card.
Click on a card to add additional details.
Click on the icon to invite users to your Glo board.
Type the user's name to search through existing GitKraken and Glo users or type the user's full email address and hit
Enter to send the invite.
The invited users will appear in the Users panel below.
Add additional users directly from the users panel.
Click the icon to manage their permissions.
Click the icon to remove the user from the board.
Click the icon to access board settings.
Labels give you the ability to categorize your Glo cards or visually represent intermediate actions.
Type a name for your label, select a color, and hit
To add labels to a card, open the card and click the Labels field. Select the label or start typing the name to filter the list.
The chosen label will appear below the dropdown and will now be visible on the board.
Board activity tracks the following board actions:
- Card activity
- Cards actions
- Moving between Columns
Your Glo account is tied to your GitKraken account or your GitHub login, if that's what you use to login to GitKraken.
Logging into Glo with the same account you use to log in to GitKraken will ensure that you are able to access your Glo boards from within GitKraken.
Click the user dropdown to access your account settings.
Set the email interval for Glo to send you your unread notifications.
The rest of the notifications settings are board specific, so you have the option to be notified:
Never: You won't receive any notifications for this board
On cards I am subscribed to: You will receive notifications for activity on cards you are subscribed or assigned to on this board
On all cards: You will receive notifications for activity on any card on this board
Choose the desired notification level for the current board or quickly switch between boards using the dropdown.
Where to Glo
Now that we know how to Glo, let's focus on where to Glo!
Directly in GitKraken
Access Glo directly in GitKraken from the toolbar.
To return to the graph, click in the upper right.
Through a browser
Navigate to app.gitkraken.com/glo/ to access Glo in your favorite browser.
Sign in with GitHub or your GitKraken credentials and start glo-ing!
Access Glo within Atom using the Atom plugin.
- In Atom, go to
Preferences > Install
Glolink to open Glo in a new Atom tab and log in using your GitKraken credentials
Atom is now ready to Glo!
Access Glo within VSCode using the VSCode plugin.
Install the plugin by following using either of these two options.
- Install the VSCode plugin from Microsoft's Marketplace.
- In VSCode, click on the Extensions icon and search for
Installthen click to
You will now see the
Globutton in the lower left corner
Gloto open the Glo tab and log in with your GitKraken account credentials
VSCode is now ready to Glo!