steps.template definition

You can define a set of steps in one file and use it multiple times in another file.

steps:
- template: string # Required as first property. Reference to a template for this step. 
  parameters:  # Parameters used in a step template
    string: string # Name/value pairs.

Properties that use this definition: steps

Properties

template

string

Required as first parameter. Reference to a template for this step.

parameters

string name/value pairs

Parameters used in a step template.

steps:
- template: string # Required as first property. Reference to a template for this step. 
  parameters:  # Parameters used in a step template
    string: string # Name/value pairs.

Properties that use this definition: steps

Properties

template

string

Required as first parameter. Reference to a template for this step.

parameters

string name/value pairs

Parameters used in a step template.

steps:
- template: string # Required as first property. Reference to a template for this step. 
  parameters:  # Parameters used in a step template
    string: string # Name/value pairs.

Properties that use this definition: steps

Properties

template

string

Required as first parameter. Reference to a template for this step.

parameters

string name/value pairs

Parameters used in a step template.

steps:
- template: string # Required as first property. Reference to a template for this step. 
  parameters:  # Parameters used in a step template
    string: string # Name/value pairs.

Properties that use this definition: steps

Properties

template

string

Required as first parameter. Reference to a template for this step.

parameters

string name/value pairs

Parameters used in a step template.

steps:
- template: string # Required as first property. Reference to a template for this step. 
  parameters:  # Parameters used in a step template
    string: string # Name/value pairs.

Properties that use this definition: steps

Properties

template

string

Required as first parameter. Reference to a template for this step.

parameters

string name/value pairs

Parameters used in a step template.

Examples

In the main pipeline:

steps:
- template: string  # reference to template
  parameters: { string: any } # provided parameters

In the included template:

parameters: { string: any } # expected parameters
steps: [ script | bash | pwsh | powershell | checkout | task | templateReference ]
# File: steps/build.yml

steps:
- script: npm install
- script: npm test
# File: azure-pipelines.yml

jobs:
- job: macOS
  pool:
    vmImage: macOS-latest
  steps:
  - template: steps/build.yml # Template reference

- job: Linux
  pool:
    vmImage: ubuntu-latest
  steps:
  - template: steps/build.yml # Template reference

- job: Windows
  pool:
    vmImage: windows-latest
  steps:
  - template: steps/build.yml # Template reference
  - script: sign              # Extra step on Windows only

See also

See templates for more about working with templates.