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A Sphinx extension for linking to your project's issue tracker

Project description

A Sphinx extension for linking to your project’s issue tracker.

Installation and Configuration

$ pip install sphinx-issues

Add sphinx_issues to extensions in your If your project is on Github, add the issues_github_path config variable. Otherwise, use issues_uri.

# docs/

extensions = [

# Github repo
issues_github_path = 'sloria/marshmallow'

# equivalent to
issues_uri = '{issue}'


Use the :issue: role in your docs like so:

See issue :issue:`42`

See issues :issue:`12,13`


Credit goes to Jeff Forcier for his work on the releases extension, which is a full-featured solution for generating changelogs. I just needed a quick way to reference Github issues in my docs, so I yoinked the bits that I needed.


MIT licensed. See the bundled LICENSE file for more details.



  • Initial release.

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