We leverage GitHub labels to track the details and lifecycle of issues and pull requests.
Area/<name>: Involves changes to the named area (APIv4, E2E Tests, Localization, Plugins, etc.)
Bug Report/Open: Bug report unresolved, awaiting for more information or in development backlog.
Bug Report/Scheduled for Release: Bug report resolved and scheduled for an upcoming release. Milestone indicates scheduled release version.
Difficulty/1:easy: Easy ticket.
Difficulty/2:medium: Medium ticket.
Difficulty/3:hard: Hard ticket.
Good First Issue: Suitable for first-time contributors.
Help Wanted: Community help wanted.
Move to Feature Ideas forum: Marked for relocation to the feature ideas forum.
Move to Troubleshooting: Marked for relocation to the troubleshooting section of the documentation.
PR Submitted: A pull request has been opened for this issue.
Up for Grabs: Ready for help from the community. Removed when someone volunteers.
1: PM Review: Requires review by a product manager.
1: UX Review: Requires review by a UX designer.
1: SME Review: Requires review by a subject matter expert (used in the Handbook).
2: Dev Review: Requires review by a core committer.
2: Editor Review: Requires review by a technical writer.
3: QA Review: Requires review by a QA tester. May occur at the same time as Dev Review.
4: Reviews Complete: All reviewers have approved the pull request.
Awaiting Submitter Action: Blocked on the author.
AutoMerge: If all checks and approvals pass and the user adds this label, it will be in the queue to get merge automatically without a human intervention.
Changelog/Done: Required changelog entry has been written.
Changelog/Not Needed: Does not require a changelog entry.
CherryPick/Approved: Meant for the quality or patch release tracked in the milestone.
CherryPick/Candidate: A candidate for a quality or patch release, but not yet approved.
CherryPick/Done: Successfully cherry-picked to the quality or patch release tracked in the milestone.
Demo Plugin Changes/Needed: Requires changes to the demo plugin.
Demo Plugin Changes/Done: Required changes to the demo plugin have been submitted.
Do Not Merge/Awaiting Loadtest: Must be loadtested before it can be merged.
Do Not Merge/Awaiting Next Release: To be merged with the next release (e.g. API documentation updates).
Do Not Merge/Awaiting PR: Awaiting another pull request before merging (e.g. server changes).
Do Not Merge: Should not be merged until this label is removed.
Docs/Done: Required documentation has been written.
Docs/Needed: Requires documentation.
Docs/Not Needed: Does not require documentation.
Hackfest: Related to a Mattermost hackathon.
Hacktoberfest: Related to Hacktoberfest.
Lifecycle/<state>: An inactive contribution.
Loadtest: Triggers an automatic load test.
Major Change: The pull request is a major feature or affects large areas of the code base (e.g. moving channel store and actions to Redux).
Setup Cloud Test Server: Triggers the creation of a Enterprise Edition test server.
Setup HA Cloud Test Server: Triggers the creation of a test server that has high availability.
Setup Cloud + CWS Test Server: Triggers the creation of a test server that connects to our test Customer Web Server.
Setup Upgrade Test Server: Triggers the creation a test server and performs an upgrade.
Tests/Done: Required tests have been written.
Tests/Not Needed: Does not require tests.
Work in Progress: Not yet ready for review.