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Create a workflow to Create Issue Comment with the GitHub API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Create Issue Comment action
    1. Connect your GitHub account
    2. Select a Repository
    3. Select a Issue Number
    4. Configure Body
  2. Select a trigger to run your workflow on HTTP requests, schedules or app events
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger


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Create Issue Comment on GitHub
Description:Create a new comment in a issue. [See docs here](https://docs.github.com/en/rest/issues/comments#create-an-issue-comment)


import github from "../../github.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "github-create-issue-comment",
  name: "Create Issue Comment",
  description: "Create a new comment in a issue. [See docs here](https://docs.github.com/en/rest/issues/comments#create-an-issue-comment)",
  version: "0.0.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    repoFullname: {
      label: "Repository",
      description: "The name of the repository. The name is not case sensitive",
      type: "string",
      propDefinition: [
    issueNumber: {
      label: "Issue Number",
      description: "The number that identifies the issue.",
      type: "integer",
      propDefinition: [
        (c) => ({
          repoFullname: c.repoFullname,
    body: {
      label: "Body",
      description: "The contents of the comment",
      type: "string",
  async run({ $ }) {
    const response = await this.github.createIssueComment({
      repoFullname: this.repoFullname,
      issueNumber: this.issueNumber,
      data: {
        body: this.body,

    $.export("$summary", "Successfully commented in the issue.");

    return response;


This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
GitHubgithubappThis component uses the GitHub app.
RepositoryrepoFullnamestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Issue NumberissueNumberintegerSelect a value from the drop down menu.

The contents of the comment


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