Simple gem / Rack middleware for forcing a valid Github Webhook


Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'github-webhook-auth'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install github-webhook-auth


Set ENV['GITHUB_WEBHOOK_TOKEN'] to a secure value and then in your preferred Rack configuration location for your webhook endpoint add:

use Github::Webhook::Auth


  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request