Add an artifact or team artifacts

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Select the service of interest to get started adding new artifacts or objects. For example, to add work items, choose Boards or Work. Some artifacts—such as a product backlog, Kanban board, portfolio backlogs—are added when you add a team.

Prior to adding an artifact, make sure that you've selected the project and repository that you want to work in.

Add work items, queries, or other work tracking artifacts

You can quickly add a query or work item when working from a Boards or Work page.

Choose a Boards page—such as Work Items, Boards, or Backlogs. Then choose the  plus icon and select from the menu of options.

Work, add artifact

From a Work page, you can add a work item from the menu of options as shown in the following image.

Work, add a work item

Or, you can open one of the pages—Boards, Backlogs, Queries, or Plans—to add an artifact specific to each of these functional pages.

To add other work tracking artifacts, see one of the following articles:

Add a pull request or Git repository

You can quickly add a pull request, Git repository, or work item using the Add menu when working from Code.

Expand the Repos service and choose Files, Commits, or Pull Requests (Git repos) or Files, Changesets, or Shelvesets (TFVC). Then, choose the  plus icon and select from the menu of options.

Add artifact

For details on adding a Git repository, see Git repository.

From Code, open the context menu for the current repository and choose plus icon New repository. For details on adding a Git repository, see Git repository

Code, add artifact

From one of the other Code pages, you can add files or folders, a new branch, or a new pull request.

Note that you can only add one TFVC repository per project, but an unlimited number of Git repositories. To learn more about Git artifacts, see one of the following articles:

Add build and release pipelines

Expand Pipelines and choose Builds or Releases. Then choose the  plus icon and select from the menu of options.

Work, add artifact

From Build and Release, choose Builds, Releases, or other page to add an artifact associated with that page.

Build and Release, add an artifact

To learn more about adding other pipeline related artifacts, see the following articles:

Add a team

Agile tools and dashboards are typically associated with teams. You add teams to a project. To learn more about teams, see About teams and Agile tools. To add a team, see Add a team and team members.

## View teams already defined

To view the set of defined teams, open Project settings, and choose Overview.

Web portal, Project Settings, Teams

To view the set of defined teams, open the admin context for the project, and choose Overview.

Web portal, admin context, project, Overview page

Add a dashboard

Dashboards are associated with a team. Each team can create and configure a number of dashboards. To learn how, see Add a dashboard.

Add a wiki

If you don't have a wiki yet, you can add one. Once added, you can add and update pages to that wiki.