GitLab Time Tracking Integration

Track time on issues and merge requests right from GitLab with just one click. Later, run time reports in Clockify, the only 100% free time tracking app.


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GitLab time tracking integration screenshot

How to track time in GitLab

Step 1

Create Clockify account

Sign up here for free

Step 2

Install our browser extension for time tracking

Get extension for Chrome or Firefox.

Step 3

Start timer inside GitLab

Clockify timer button will automatically appear in all GitLab issues and merge requests.

(Note: If you have a self-hosted version of Gitlab, you'll need to open "URL Permissions" in the extension, scroll down to the bottom, select Gitlab and type your custom domain, without the "https://" part.)

GitLab time tracking - timer appears in GitLab issues and merge requests
Step 4

Timer starts ticking

Clockify will pick up GitLab's issue name and the timer will start ticking. You can stop the timer from anywhere (browser, mobile, or desktop).

GitLab time tracking - timer starts ticking in Chrome
Step 5

Project sync

If there's a project in Clockify that matches the GitLab project, the extension will automatically select the project.

Extension can also create projects, tasks, and tags in Clockify based on information in Gitlab. You can enable this in the extension's Settings.

Step 6

Run time reports and manage projects

In the web version, you can edit past entries, analyze time, manage projects, invite people, review timesheets, and export reports.

Web version of Clockify app

Get extension to track time in GitLab

Get Clockify Time Tracker on Chrome Web Store Get Clockify Time Tracker on Firefox Store