gh label create

gh label create <name> [flags]

Create a new label on GitHub, or updates an existing one with --force.

Must specify name for the label. The description and color are optional. If a color isn't provided, a random one will be chosen.

The label color needs to be 6 character hex value.


-c, --color <string>
Color of the label
-d, --description <string>
Description of the label
-f, --force
Update the label color and description if label already exists

Options inherited from parent commands

-R, --repo <[HOST/]OWNER/REPO>
Select another repository using the [HOST/]OWNER/REPO format


# create new bug label
$ gh label create bug --description "Something isn't working" --color E99695

See also