GitLab + Review Lens

Review Lens natively integrates with GitLab allowing you to post annotated feedback directly to merge requests and issues within projects. Review Lens supports integrations with personal and group owned projects. Find more information below on getting started and guidelines on using Review Lens with GitLab.

Installing the browser extension

Review Lens captures screenshots using a browser extension or add-on, to get started you'll firstly need to install the extension or add-on for your web browser. After installation launch Review Lens and select GitLab from the post menu.

Getting started

Accessing and posting to personal and group projects is as easy as authenticating with GitLab in Review Lens.

After selecting GitLab from the post menu in Review Lens a browser window to will appear for secure authentication, simply enter your GitLab credentials and sign in. If it’s your first time authenticating with GitLab in Review Lens, GitLab will prompt you to authorize Review Lens before continuing.

Please note

In order to post to personal or group projects, you must either

  • Be a project member with minimum role level: reporter for private projects
  • Be a project member with minimum role level: guest for public projects

GitLab guidelines

Supported project types

Review Lens officially supports the following GitLab cloud hosted ( project types.

Integrations with GitLab Community Edition and Enterprise Edition (self managed/hosted) and SAML authentication with external Identity Providers (IdPs) is currently not officially supported. If you’d like this or any other GitLab integration functionality, please express your interest by reaching out to