Automated dependency updates

Dependabot creates pull requests to keep your Ruby, Python, JavaScript and PHP dependencies up-to-date.

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How it works

1

Dependabot checks for updates

Every day, Dependabot pulls down your dependency files and looks for any outdated requirements.

2

Dependabot opens pull requests

If any of your dependencies are out-of-date, Dependabot opens individual pull requests to bump each one.

3

You review and merge

You check your tests pass, scan the included changelog and release notes, then hit merge with confidence.

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Features

Daily, weekly, or monthly update options

Choose to receive update PRs daily, weekly or monthly. Think of it like brushing your teeth regularly rather than occasionally making painful trips to the dentist.

Simple, drip-feed getting started flow

We'll update five of your dependencies each day, until you're on the cutting edge. Request more PRs if you want, or close them to ignore a dependency until the next release.

Great pull requests that stay up-to-date

Dependabot PRs include release notes, changelogs and commit links whenever they're available. They'll also automatically keep themselves conflict-free.

Compatibility scores for each update

Dependabot aggregates everyone's test results into a compatibility score, so you can be certain a dependency update is backwards compatible and bug-free.

Supported languages

Ruby
JavaScript
Python
BETA
PHP
Submodules
Docker

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Pricing

Open Source / Personal Account

Public repos and personal account repos are free

$0 per month

Small Organization

Up to 5 private projects on an organization account

$15 per month

Free trial for 14 days!

Unlimited

Unlimited private projects on an organization account

$50 per month

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