Abuse reports

Report abuse from users to GitLab administrators.

You can report a user through their:

Reporting abuse through a user’s profile

To report abuse from a user’s profile page:

  1. Click on the exclamation point report abuse button at the top right of the user’s profile.
  2. Complete an abuse report.
  3. Click the Send report button.

Reporting abuse through a user’s comment

To report abuse from a user’s comment:

  1. Click on the vertical ellipsis (⋮) more actions button to open the dropdown.
  2. Select Report as abuse.
  3. Complete an abuse report.
  4. Click the Send report button.
Note: A URL to the reported user’s comment will be pre-filled in the abuse report’s Message field.

Reporting abuse through a user’s issue or merge request

The Report abuse button is displayed at the top right of the issue or merge request:

  • When Report abuse is selected from the menu that appears when the Close issue or Close merge request button is clicked, for users that have permission to close the issue or merge request.
  • When viewing the issue or merge request, for users that don’t have permission to close the issue or merge request.

With the Report abuse button displayed, to submit an abuse report:

  1. Click the Report abuse button.
  2. Submit an abuse report.
  3. Click the Send report button.
Note: A URL to the reported user’s issue or merge request will be pre-filled in the abuse report’s Message field.

Managing abuse reports

Admins are able to view and resolve abuse reports. For more information, see abuse reports administration documentation.