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Configure a GitHub repo

Repositories in GOV.UK must:

Almost all repos should:

Auto configuration

When your repo is tagged with govuk, it will be auto-configured by govuk-saas-config. This will take care of the settings, branch protection and web hooks.

If you create a new repo, kick off a build of the Jenkins job and everything will be done for you.

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