Is it possible to use private git as customers support forum?

First kudos to this forum, it was long time coming.   

I have private git that I would love to use for my customers as a actual support forum. The process should be automated for example; 

Customer logs in my CMS ( WP , Drupal, Joomla )  and they are automatically allowed to see and post in my private git.  As is right now we must send invites to anyone we want to give access to.  

Is something like this already available? 

@danyj This isn’t something that GitHub offers as a feature at this time. It’s something that you *might* be able to implement with a lot of API work, which is something you might have more help with over on the Platform Forum. That said, there are a lot of potential complications with this. Two of the big ones that come to mind are: 

  • Every customer you have would have to have a GitHub account already in order to access and use that private repository
  • If the private repository you’re trying to direct them to exists in an organization account, you’d end up paying for a seat every time a customer got access to that private repository

All in all, I think this is a really great idea, but it’s not something that exists out-of-the-box on github.com right now. I will, however, note it in our internal feature request list. Though I can’t guarantee anything or share a timeline for if or when this might be implemented, I can tell you that it’s been shared with the appropriate teams for consideration.

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