class langchain_community.document_loaders.github.GitHubIssuesLoader[source]

Bases: BaseGitHubLoader

Load issues of a GitHub repository.

Create a new model by parsing and validating input data from keyword arguments.

Raises ValidationError if the input data cannot be parsed to form a valid model.

param access_token: str [Required]

Personal access token - see

param assignee: Optional[str] = None

Filter on assigned user. Pass ‘none’ for no user and ‘*’ for any user.

param creator: Optional[str] = None

Filter on the user that created the issue.

param direction: Optional[Literal['asc', 'desc']] = None

The direction to sort the results by. Can be one of: ‘asc’, ‘desc’.

param github_api_url: str = ''

URL of GitHub API

param include_prs: bool = True

If True include Pull Requests in results, otherwise ignore them.

param labels: Optional[List[str]] = None

Label names to filter one. Example: bug,ui,@high.

param mentioned: Optional[str] = None

Filter on a user that’s mentioned in the issue.

param milestone: Optional[Union[int, Literal['*', 'none']]] = None

If integer is passed, it should be a milestone’s number field. If the string ‘*’ is passed, issues with any milestone are accepted. If the string ‘none’ is passed, issues without milestones are returned.

param page: Optional[int] = None

The page number for paginated results. Defaults to 1 in the GitHub API.

param per_page: Optional[int] = None

Number of items per page. Defaults to 30 in the GitHub API.

param repo: str [Required]

Name of repository

param since: Optional[str] = None

Only show notifications updated after the given time. This is a timestamp in ISO 8601 format: YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SSZ.

param sort: Optional[Literal['created', 'updated', 'comments']] = None

What to sort results by. Can be one of: ‘created’, ‘updated’, ‘comments’. Default is ‘created’.

param state: Optional[Literal['open', 'closed', 'all']] = None

Filter on issue state. Can be one of: ‘open’, ‘closed’, ‘all’.

async alazy_load() AsyncIterator[Document]

A lazy loader for Documents.

Return type


async aload() List[Document]

Load data into Document objects.

Return type


lazy_load() Iterator[Document][source]

Get issues of a GitHub repository.


  • page_content

  • metadata
    • url

    • title

    • creator

    • created_at

    • last_update_time

    • closed_time

    • number of comments

    • state

    • labels

    • assignee

    • assignees

    • milestone

    • locked

    • number

    • is_pull_request

Return type

A list of Documents with attributes

load() List[Document]

Load data into Document objects.

Return type


load_and_split(text_splitter: Optional[TextSplitter] = None) List[Document]

Load Documents and split into chunks. Chunks are returned as Documents.

Do not override this method. It should be considered to be deprecated!


text_splitter (Optional[TextSplitter]) – TextSplitter instance to use for splitting documents. Defaults to RecursiveCharacterTextSplitter.


List of Documents.

Return type


parse_issue(issue: dict) Document[source]

Create Document objects from a list of GitHub issues.


issue (dict) –

Return type


property headers: Dict[str, str]
property query_params: str

Create query parameters for GitHub API.

property url: str

Create URL for GitHub API.

Examples using GitHubIssuesLoader