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GitKraken Boards

GitKraken Boards is the only issue board for task and issue tracking that is fully integrated with GitKraken Git GUI.


Connect GitKraken Boards Integration

Set up the integration from the ISSUES pane in the left panel or from Preferences Authentication.

Select GitKraken Boards and you will automatically connect.

Switching Issue Trackers

You may easily switch between issue trackers for a given repo from Preferences Issues.

Preview Cards

Once connected, your GitKraken Board cards will start to appear in the left panel. The app will default to an All cards, My Cards, and Unassigned cards filters.

Hover over any card to get a preview of the card Title, Description, Column, Milestone, and Assignee.

View Card Details

Click a card name from the left panel to view the card's details.

Here you may view and edit:

  • Title and Description
  • Column
  • Assignee
  • Add comments

Milestone and Due Date are also viewable but not editable.

Any changes made here will be reflected in your GitKraken Board.

Create New Card

From the left panel, click the icon to add a new card.

Your new card will automatically sync with your GitKraken Board.

Create Filters

You may create filters to view the cards you need.

Read more about filtering GitKraken Boards.

Create Branches from Card

You may create a branches tied to a card from the card details view.

The branch name will automatically prefill based on the card name. After the branch is created, these branches will be denoted with the boards icon to reflect its link to a card.

Click the icon to copy the card link or view the item directly in GitKraken Boards.

Default board

GitKraken Git GUI allows you to set a default GitKraken Board from this dropdown menu.

This will allow you to immediately open this default board when you click the Boards button.

Each repo can have its own default board, so be sure to give this a try!

Associate issues to Pull Requests

Link cards to pull requests in GitKraken Git GUI to automate issue mananagement after setting up GitHub pull request integration on your GitKraken Board.

Associating a card to a pull request is easy; simply search for the card name while creating a pull request.

In GitKraken Boards, the card details panel will populate with the pull request information created in GitKraken Git GUI.

Remove GitKraken Boards from the toolbar

To remove Boards from the toolbar navigate to Preferences UI Preferences and uncheck Show Boards button in toolbar.

Learn more about GitKraken Boards.