Introducing the Conventional Commits Plugin

The conventional commits plugin is a GSoC project that will help you automate the release of versions by determining the next semantic version automatically using the git commit messages.

Special thanks to Google for sponsoring the Google Summer of Code.
Thanks to the Jenkins project for sponsoring the conventional commits project.
Thanks to Gareth Evans, Kristin Whetstone, Olivier Vernin and Allan Burdajewicz for their mentoring.

Using the conventional commits plugin

Install the plugin from the Jenkins update center using “Manage Plugins”. The conventional commits plugin can be used in Pipeline Jobs as shown in the documentation.

The conventional commits plugin for Jenkins is ready for community feedback. We would love to hear your feedback and suggestions.