Project services

Project services allow you to integrate GitLab with other applications. They are a bit like plugins in that they allow a lot of freedom in adding functionality to GitLab.

Accessing the project services

You can find the available services under your project's Settings ➔ Integrations page.

There are more than 20 services to integrate with. Click on the one that you want to configure.

Project services list

Below, you will find a list of the currently supported ones accompanied with comprehensive documentation.


Click on the service links to see further configuration instructions and details.

Service Description Service Hooks
Asana Asana - Teamwork without email No
Assembla Project Management Software (Source Commits Endpoint) No
Atlassian Bamboo CI A continuous integration and build server Yes
Buildkite Continuous integration and deployments Yes
Bugzilla Bugzilla issue tracker No
Campfire Simple web-based real-time group chat No
Custom Issue Tracker Custom issue tracker No
Discord Notifications Receive event notifications in Discord No
Drone CI Continuous Integration platform built on Docker, written in Go Yes
Emails on push Email the commits and diff of each push to a list of recipients No
External Wiki Replaces the link to the internal wiki with a link to an external wiki No
Flowdock Flowdock is a collaboration web app for technical teams No
Generic alerts (ULTIMATE) Receive alerts on GitLab from any source No
GitHub (PREMIUM) Sends pipeline notifications to GitHub No
Hangouts Chat Receive events notifications in Google Hangouts Chat No
HipChat Private group chat and IM No
Irker (IRC gateway) Send IRC messages, on update, to a list of recipients through an Irker gateway No
Jira Jira issue tracker No
Jenkins (STARTER) An extendable open source continuous integration server Yes
JetBrains TeamCity CI A continuous integration and build server Yes
Mattermost slash commands Mattermost chat and ChatOps slash commands No
Mattermost Notifications Receive event notifications in Mattermost No
Microsoft teams Receive notifications for actions that happen on GitLab into a room on Microsoft Teams using Office 365 Connectors No
Packagist Update your project on Packagist, the main Composer repository Yes
Pipelines emails Email the pipeline status to a list of recipients No
Slack Notifications Send GitLab events (e.g. issue created) to Slack as notifications No
Slack slash commands (CORE ONLY) Use slash commands in Slack to control GitLab No
GitLab Slack application (FREE ONLY) Use Slack's official application No
PivotalTracker Project Management Software (Source Commits Endpoint) No
Prometheus Monitor the performance of your deployed apps No
Pushover Pushover makes it easy to get real-time notifications on your Android device, iPhone, iPad, and Desktop No
Redmine Redmine issue tracker No
Unify Circuit Receive events notifications in Unify Circuit No
YouTrack YouTrack issue tracker No

Push hooks limit

Introduced in GitLab 12.4.

If a single push includes changes to more than three branches or tags, services supported by push_hooks and tag_push_hooks events won't be executed.

The number of branches or tags supported can be changed via push_event_hooks_limit application setting.

Services templates

Services templates is a way to set some predefined values in the Service of your liking which will then be pre-filled on each project's Service.

Read more about Services templates in this document.

Troubleshooting project services

Some project services use service hooks for integration with external applications. To confirm which ones use service hooks, see the services table. GitLab stores details of service hook requests made within the last 2 days. To view details of the requests, go to the service's configuration page.

The Recent Deliveries section lists the details of each request made within the last 2 days:

  • HTTP status code (green for 200-299 codes, red for the others, internal error for failed deliveries)
  • Triggered event
  • URL to which the request was sent
  • Elapsed time of the request
  • Relative time in which the request was made

To view more information about the request's execution, click the respective View details link. On the details page, you can see the data sent by GitLab (request headers and body) and the data received by GitLab (response headers and body).

From this page, you can repeat delivery with the same data by clicking Resend Request.

Recent deliveries

Contributing to project services

Because GitLab is open source we can ship with the code and tests for all plugins. This allows the community to keep the plugins up to date so that they always work in newer GitLab versions.

For an overview of what projects services are available, please see the project_services source directory.

Contributions are welcome!