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Improved social sharing previews of links to Releases

Releases now show a preview of the version number, repo name, and release notes when shared on social media sites like Twitter and Facebook.

Previously a link to would have looked like this:

Social preview of a link to a release before this change

Now it looks like this:

Social preview of a link to a release after this change with a custom title and description

The 2.21 release of GitHub Enterprise Server is now available for download. The latest release includes powerful new pull request features, a brand new notifications experience, and changes to issues to make it easier to connect ideas to code. It also includes a host of API changes that enhance security and improve permissions management.

See the full release notes.

Please note that due to a major bug in the 2.21.0 release, you are advised to upgrade to 2.21.1.

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creenshot of GitHub repository page with new layout

Today we’ve launched a refresh to the design of GitHub UI, and layout changes to your repository homepage. We hope these changes improve your experience visiting and maintaining repositories, and using GitHub in general. Along with visual design changes, you’ll see the the following updates to your repository homepage:

  • Responsive layout and improved mobile web experience
  • More content surfaced via the repository sidebar
  • Ability to show or hide Releases, Packages, and Environments in your repository sidebar

These changes lay the foundation for future incremental improvements that will better surface your projects, the people who make them extraordinary, accessibility, and yes, dark mode.

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