GitLab Community Edition

GitLab is open source software to collaborate on code.
Manage git repositories with fine-grained access controls that keep your code secure.
Perform code reviews and enhance collaboration with merge requests.
Each project can also have an issue tracker and a wiki.
Used by more than 100,000 organizations, GitLab is the most popular solution to manage git repositories on-premises.
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User documentation

  • API Automate GitLab via a simple and powerful API.
  • CI GitLab Continuous Integration (CI) getting started, .gitlab-ci.yml options, and examples.
  • GitLab as OAuth2 authentication service provider. It allows you to login to other applications from GitLab.
  • GitLab Basics Find step by step how to start working on your commandline and on GitLab.
  • Importing to GitLab.
  • Markdown GitLab's advanced formatting system.
  • Migrating from SVN Convert a SVN repository to Git and GitLab
  • Permissions Learn what each role in a project (external/guest/reporter/developer/master/owner) can do.
  • Profile Settings
  • Project Services Integrate a project with external services, such as CI and chat.
  • Public access Learn how you can allow public and internal access to projects.
  • SSH Setup your ssh keys and deploy keys for secure access to your projects.
  • Webhooks Let GitLab notify you when new code has been pushed to your project.
  • Workflow Using GitLab functionality and importing projects from GitHub and SVN.

Administrator documentation

Contributor documentation

  • Documentation styleguide Use this styleguide if you are contributing to documentation.
  • Development Explains the architecture and the guidelines for shell commands.
  • Legal Contributor license agreements.