GitHub already stores information that a repository has been generated using a template. But there is no way to find out all the repos generated from a specific template. In the API there’s a key for every repo called
template_repositorywhere you can find out which template repository has been used to generate the repo but there is no way to search for repositories with a certain value for
The only solution I have right now is to use Google or other search engines with a query similar to the one below but that will require that the repositories are indexed by those search engines.
site:github.com "generated from sindresorhus/electron-boilerplate"
Essentially I would like something like the forks page (example) but for template repositories.