Award emoji

When you’re collaborating online, you get fewer opportunities for high-fives and thumbs-ups. Emoji can be awarded to issues, merge requests, snippets, and anywhere you can have a thread.

Award emoji

Award emoji make it much easier to give and receive feedback without a long comment thread.

For information on the relevant API, see Award Emoji API.

Sort issues and merge requests on vote count

You can quickly sort issues and merge requests by the number of votes they have received. The sort options can be found in the dropdown menu as “Most popular” and “Least popular”.

Votes sort options

The total number of votes is not summed up. An issue with 18 upvotes and 5 downvotes is considered more popular than an issue with 17 upvotes and no downvotes.

Award emoji for comments

Award emoji can also be applied to individual comments when you want to celebrate an accomplishment or agree with an opinion.

To add an award emoji:

  1. In the top right of the comment, select the smile ( ).
  2. Select an emoji from the dropdown list.

To remove an award emoji, select the emoji again.