Last Updated: February 25, 2016
· timpietrusky

emoji - The emoticons used on GitHub

Emoji is the Japanese term for the picture characters or emoticons used in Japanese electronic messages and webpages. (

You can use emoji on GitHub here

  • issues
  • markdown files
  • pull requests
  • commit messages
  • and almost everywhere you find a textfield


So if you want to show that your turtle loves watermelons you do it like this

My :turtle: :heart: :watermelon:

List of all Emoji on GitHub

Emoji Cheat Sheet

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didn't know this till now!

over 1 year ago ·

@mauris Yeah, me neither! I found it by accident and thought: Others would love to know this, too! So here we go :D

over 1 year ago ·

@koraktor Nice link. Thank you!

over 1 year ago ·

It has been there all this time? wow!

over 1 year ago ·