I'm curious as to who has starred a GitHub repo of mine, so I'd like a list of users who have starred it. Is this possible to get?


To get a list of users that have starred a repository you can append /stargazers to the URL of the repository

If you have a repository at the following address


To see a list of users that have starred that repository visit the following URL


In GitHub you can reach that URL by clicking on the number that is displayed beside the star button at the top of the repository page

page head actions to reach the list of users who starred the project click on the 2


You can also see who the watchers are (previous comment is incorrect):

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    please explain your claim that "previous comment is incorrect". what are you referring to?
    – strugee
    Jan 15 '14 at 5:37
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    He's referring to Hydra's comment that you can only see watchers with the API. Jun 22 '15 at 2:16
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    This answer should be removed and posted as a comment of Hydra's answer, since it's not an answer to the OP's question at all. Or ideally edit Hydra's answer. Oct 20 '15 at 16:53
  • What about forks? Dec 13 '19 at 2:05

Other than the web interface, you can also use the API that GitHub provides to query the users that starred your repository.

With the API, you can also check who is watching your repository, which I believe isn't possible in the web interface.


I created a python package "github-email-explorer" that you can use a command to get a email list from a repo for understanding who have starred.

Here's an example:

$ ge-explore --repo yuecen/github-email-explorer --action_type star fork watch

The result looks like,

User A <user.a@example.net>; User B <user.b@example.net>

To get more detail, check it out: https://github.com/yuecen/github-email-explorer

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    thanks for the tip, and welcome to Stack Exchange! if you wrote a tool you're linking to (and it seems like you did), it's best practice here to disclose that fact. you can do this by clicking the edit button.
    – strugee
    Jul 14 '16 at 7:39
  • Thanks for your advice. I modified some description for it.
    – yuecen
    Jul 14 '16 at 8:02

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