Custom merge checks are now generally available

We're excited to announce the general availability (GA) of custom merge checks in Bitbucket Cloud. This new capability has seen amazing adoption and growth since entering into beta several months ago, and is now ready for prime-time having received a range of enhancements and improvements during the open-beta.

A brief summary of the changes going live with this GA release:

  • Upgrades to the PR experience for "Classic" merge checks.
  • Consolidation of PR checks experience.
  • Introduction of on-merge custom checks.
  • Branch configuration for custom merge checks.
  • "Recommended" vs "Required" custom merge checks.

For a full rundown of all the changes coming as part of the GA release, please head over to our detailed announcement blog from a few weeks ago.

How do I get started today?

Custom merge checks are battle-tested and ready to go. You can get started building your own custom merge check apps today:

And finally, take a look at the other areas that we’re enhancing through extensibility in Bitbucket Cloud like Dynamic Pipelines, as we continue our mission to become the world's most extensible cloud SCM and CI/CD product.