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Project administration is accessible through the "Configuration" menu.

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Only project administrators can access project settings (See Security Authorization).

Adding a Project

Adding a A project to SonarQube is not done through the web interface, but automatically when the project is is automatically added to SonarQube when analyzed for the first time. Note that you can also provision projects.

Deleting a Project

You can delete a project by clicking on Project Deletion in the left menu.through Configuration > Deletion:

Note also that a service to delete several projects at the same time is available since version 3.2. projects can also be deleted in bulk.

Updating Project Key

Since version 3.2, the The project key can be updated (without losing the history on the project). Go to Configuration > Update Key:


The new key must match the following regular expression: [0-9a-zA-Z:-_\.:]+

Note that the validity of the new key is not currently verified. See


Setting Quality Profiles and Quality Gate

Project administrators can select which quality profile to use for each language :

  • Quality profiles (go to Configuration > Quality Profiles)
  • Quality gate (go to Configuration > Quality Gate)

 to use on their project. Go to Configuration > Quality Profiles:

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Setting Exclusions

See Narrowing the Focus.


To add links to your project, click on Links in the left menugo to Configuration > Links:

They are two types of links:

These links have to be defined in the analysis configuration file:


They can not be modified through the web interface.

Any link can be added through the web interface.Those  Those links can be displayed on a dashboard by adding the Description widget.

Configuring Plugins

Several plugins can be configured at project level to override the plugin's global settings. Go to Configuration > Settings.