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Add Hacktoberfest issue label on Github

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Hacktoberfest Label

Add Hacktoberfest to Github issues

By default, this script will add the issue label Hacktoberfest to any issue with the label good first issue on However, you can customize the repository and issue label by arguments.


usage: [-h] [--token TOKEN] [--repository REPOSITORY] [--issue ISSUE] [--label LABEL]

Apply Hacktoberfest label to Github issues.

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  --token TOKEN         Github API Token
  --repository REPOSITORY
                        Github organization/repository name
  --issue ISSUE, -i ISSUE
                        Update only one Github issue
  --label LABEL, -l LABEL
                        Update ALL issues based on label name


The script consumes the developer tokens for authentication. It can be passed by the argument --token, or by the environment variable GITHUB_OAUTH_TOKEN.


  • Add Hacktoberfest issue label to, to all issues with good first issue (Default behavior)


  • Add Hacktoberfest issue label to issue #5

    python --repository=foo/bar --issue=5

  • Add 'Hacktoberfest' issue label to issue label to all issues with bug

    python --label=bug



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