Asana + GitHub Integration

Learn the best use cases for an Asana-GitHub integration, what fields are synced between the two tools, and your customization options.

Use Asana and GitHub together to improve your team's efficiency. Whether you need more information to get your workflows set up or you're just checking us out, this guide will show what we sync, how to get started, and how to solve common problems.

Watch this integration in action

Which fields can Unito sync between Asana and GitHub?

Asana   GitHub
Task title ←→ Issue title
Task description ←→ Issue description
State ←→ State
Comments ←→ Comments
Assignees ←→ Assignees
Tags ←→ Labels
State ←→ State
Due date Milestone due date
Attachments Description footer
Description footer Link to issue
Custom field Milestone
Link to task Description footer
Custom field Description footer
Description footer Author
Custom field Issue type


Want to see your Unito flows without ever leaving Asana? Check out the Flow Preview App for Asana here.

What is not synced?

  • GitHub checklists: GitHub checklists are not yet supported by Unito.

  • GitHub Projects: GitHub new Kanban feature, Projects, is not yet synced by Unito as it isn't supported yet by GitHub API.

  • Asana guest users: We don't currently support this.

Is there a feature you'd really like? Let us know!

Customization options

Here are all the available options for Asana and GitHub:

Add rules to filter by tag or label

Unito will sync all work items by default but you can customize your workflow by syncing just some of them (Visit our guide to filtering tasks).

Add rules to filter by issue type 

You can filter which type of issues you want to be synced to Asana (Issue, Pull-Request, or both) (Visit our guide to filtering issues by type)

One-way syncing

You can choose to sync only from Asana to GitHub or GitHub from Asana. Here is how it works.

Map your GitHub and Asana users

Here is a complete article on how to sync teammates.

Sync closed items

Unito will automatically sync open items automatically. But here is how to also sync closed items prior to the flow creation.

Add GitHub issue number to task title

Unito doesn't sync the issue number in Asana by default but you can enable that in your flow settings under the Asana tab. Here is how to do it.