Here at GitLab we value the contributions from our community and believe our partners can play an instrumental role in developing effective solutions that will have a direct impact on the GitLab community. Technology partners help to drive GitLab solutions through product integrations and marketplaces which are key to enhancing our customer solutions. Thank you for partnering with us!
GitLab’s mission is to ensure “Everyone Can Contribute” so we welcome and encourage our technology partners to build integrations with purpose that improves the customer experience. The Technology Partner Program provides us an opportunity to collaborate together to deliver the best curated cloud-native solutions for our global customers. Our program is structured to provide additional benefits to partners committed to building integrations driven by customer demand, and investing in a deeper GitLab relationship.
Register to become a GitLab Alliance Partner.
Our team will partner with you along your journey from building, to promoting your integration. The steps below will help you get started with your integration.
Submit a Partner Solution Integration issue using the ‘partner_solution_integration’ issue template.
Please visit the GitLab Developer Portal to find information about writing code in the GitLab codebase, designing experiences in the GitLab UI, and integrating your own product or tool with the GitLab application.
For all GitLab CI integrations, refer to our GitLab CI/CD Development Guide, Guided Explorations GitLab CI CD Extensions and Design Guide and Templates for CI CD Extensions for guidelines and recommended best practices for building robust and dependable CI templates.
What if I need help with building my integration?
What else can I do while I am building my integration?
Once all the hard work of building and documenting the integration is completed, let’s get to work promoting the solution! Below are a few areas where we can partner together. Additional marketing opportunities will be made available to those select partners who go above and beyond in demonstrating a commitment to the GitLab community. Let's make sure to collaborate together on these next steps to ensure we are aligned on our partner strategy and that the promotion efforts are in accordance with GitLab's brand guidelines.
Joint go-to-market activities are a great way to increase solution awareness and demand. Reach out to your partner manager to discuss the development of a sales and marketing plan.
Inform your partner manager when you have identified joint sales opportunities, and/or mutual customers to discuss how to engage with GitLab field sales teams.
GitLab offers qualified GitLab Technology Partners access to our solutions at no cost through a Not-for-Resale (NFR) license for GitLab SaaS and GitLab Self-Managed versions. This provides an opportunity to develop and test your integration on the GitLab platform. For more information on how to request or renew an existing NFR license, log into the Technology Partner Portal.
NFR Program Terms and Conditions:
Don’t forget, we are here to help. If you have any questions or feedback, you can reach us at [email protected]. If it’s technical assistance you’re looking for, please see below for troubleshooting.
We also encourage our partners to participate in the GitLab community, for example: contributing to GitLab FOSS, hosting a GitLab Virtual Meetup, participating in GitLab Heroes, or engaging the community in other ways. Partners are welcome to bring questions or ideas around growing our communities directly to our Developer Relations team via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join our community of 3,000+ contributors. To get started, visit our GitLab Community page and learn more about resources, programs, and events.