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Create a Git Repository in a GitHub Organization

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Create a Git Repository in a GitHub Organization

2019-07-18

Create a repository in a GitHub organization to support collaborative development using GitHub and SAP Web IDE.

You will learn

  • How to create a Git repository within a GitHub organization


Step 1: Log into GitHub

Go to GitHub and login with your account credentials.

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Step 2: Switch dashboard context

Switch to the organization context by clicking on the Switch dashboard context drop-down, and click the organization.

Switch dashboard context
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Step 3: Create new repository

Click New next to Repositories.

Alternatively, click the + icon on the top-right corner and click on New Repository. Remember to change the owner to your organization.

Create new repository under an organization
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Step 4: Name the repository

Enter the repository name and description, and click the Initialize this repository with a README checkbox.

You can add a .gitignore and license later on.

Repository details

If you did not select the option to Initialize this repository with a README, create an initial commit by adding a README file. You can keep this README file simple for now and add in details later.

Adding readme file

At the commit screen, enter a commit message and click Commit new file.

Committing readme file

 

Your GitHub repository is ready!

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