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Useful emoji for git commit messages

Useful emoji for git commit messages

If you add emoji to your commit messages for a GitHub repo, they become less boring, and you can convey the kind of change you're adding. See the full set of GitHub supported emoji here (also useful for easy copy&paste via a simple click).

Example commit message

The following is a possible scheme to use:

emoji change type text to use
πŸ› bug :bug:
↗️ improvement :arrow_upper_right:
πŸ†• new feature :new:
βœ… tests :white_check_mark:
πŸ“– documentation :book:
✏️ typo :pencil2:
πŸ”€ refactoring :twisted_rightwards_arrows:
πŸ“¦ release :package:
πŸ‘ contribution :clap:
⚠️ breaking :warning:
❗️ important :exclamation:
πŸ™ experimental :pray:
♻️ dead code removal :recycle:

thekid commented Feb 25, 2015

Cool!

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