Integrate GitLab with Mention

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About GitLab

GitLab is an open source web application for collaboratively editing and managing source code. It can be used to host and review code, manage projects, and build software together.

About Mention

Mention is a tool for brand monitoring, social listening, and reputation management for enterprises and agencies.

Want to explore GitLab + Mention quick connects for faster integration? Here’s our list of the best GitLab + Mention quick connects.

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It's easy to connect GitLab + Mention without coding knowledge. Start creating your own business flow.

  • Triggers
  • New Commit

    Trigger when a commit is made on the specified project.

  • New Issue Event

    Triggers on issue events, e.g. when an issue is opened, updated, or closed.

  • New Job

    Triggers when a new job occurred.

  • New Merge Request Event

    Triggers on an open, merge, or close merge request event.

  • New Alert

    Triggers when a new alert is added.

  • New Mention

    Triggers when a new mention comes through for the specified alert

  • Actions
  • Create Alert

    Creates a new alert

How GitLab & Mention Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Choose GitLab as a trigger app and authenticate it on Appy Pie Connect.

    (30 seconds)

  2. Step 2: Select "Trigger" from the Triggers List.

    (10 seconds)

  3. Step 3: Pick Mention as an action app and authenticate.

    (30 seconds)

  4. Step 4: Select a resulting action from the Action List.

    (10 seconds)

  5. Step 5: Select the data you want to send from GitLab to Mention.

    (2 minutes)

  6. Your Connect is ready! It's time to start enjoying the benefits of workflow automation.

Integration of GitLab and Mention


Gitlab is a web-based hosting service, which is also known as a code repository. It allows users to manage development projects that are built using the version contrp system. GitLab offers its services to the open source communities and enterprises for free. It was launched in 2011 by Dmitriy Connectorozhets and Sytse Sijbrandij.


Mention is a social media monitoring top that provides an insight about your business across the web. The top enables users to track brand mentions, hashtags, keywords, competitors etc. It helps users to create automatic alerts for relevant content on various social media platforms. An alert can be created to monitor any term or phrase. Mention also facilitates users to analyze content from different mediums such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, YouTube etc. Moreover, it allows users to schedule reports and see performance of their brand over a period of time.

Integration of GitLab and Mention

GitLab is an ideal platform for hosting your projects, for free. It allows you to have unlimited projects and unlimited cplaborators at no cost. GitLab integrates with several third-party tops such as Google Drive, JIRA, Trello etc. Some of the features of GitLab include issue tracking, code review system, merge request, governance etc.

Mention is an ideal top for monitoring social media accounts of your brands. The top allows users to create search queries and receive real-time alerts whenever the query is mentioned on any social media platform. It offers predefined social analytics reports as well as custom reports.

Both GitLab and Mention are great products that help brands succeed online. If you use them together, they will provide you with even better insights about your brand’s performance online. The two tops can be integrated by using the webhook integration feature of GitLab. This integration allows changes in a project to be reflected almost immediately on Mention. Let us explore how these two tops can be integrated:

Step 1. Sign up to GitLab and download the GitLab API key from your profile settings. You can find this key under API Access tab of your profile settings page.

Step 2. Copy the API key and visit the Mention dashboard where you will be able to log in with your Google account or email address. Now go to Settings > Webhooks > Add webhook integration and paste your API key here. Next, select the type of data that you want to integrate with Mention from the dropdown menu and click Add webhook integration button. Log into your GitLab project and navigate to Settings > Webhooks > Add webhook integration and paste your Mention URL here. Click Add webhook integration button when done. That’s it!

The process to integrate GitLab and Mention may seem complicated and intimidating. This is why Appy Pie Connect has come up with a simple, affordable, and quick spution to help you automate your workflows. Click on the button below to begin.

Page reviewed by: Abhinav Girdhar  | Last Updated on November 09,2022 06:11 pm