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GitHub Document Loader#

Use the GitHub Document Loader node to load data from a GitHub repository for vector stores or summarization.

On this page, you'll find the node parameters for the GitHub Document Loader node, and links to more resources.


You can find authentication information for this node here. This node doesn't support OAuth for authentication.

Examples and templates

For usage examples and templates to help you get started, refer to n8n's GitHub Document Loader page.

Node parameters#

  • Repository Link: URL of your GitHub repository.
  • Branch: the branch name.

Node options#

  • Recursive: whether to include sub-folders and files.
  • Ignore Paths: set directories to ignore.

Node reference#

Parameter resolution in sub-nodes

Sub-nodes behave differently to other nodes when processing multiple items using an expression.

Most nodes, including root nodes, take any number of items as input, process these items, and output the results. You can use expressions to refer to input items, and the node resolves the expression for each item in turn. For example, given an input of five name values, the expression {{ $ }} resolves to each name in turn.

In sub-nodes, the expression always resolves to the first item. For example, given an input of five name values, the expression {{ $ }} always resolves to the first name.

View example workflows and related content on n8n's website.

Refer to LangChain's documentation on document loaders for more information about the service.

View n8n's LangChain documentation.