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GH-GIST-CREATE(1) GitHub CLI manual GH-GIST-CREATE(1)

NAME

gh-gist-create - Create a new gist

SYNOPSIS

gh gist create [<filename>... | -] [flags]

DESCRIPTION

Create a new GitHub gist with given contents.

Gists can be created from one or multiple files. Alternatively, pass - as file name to read from standard input.

By default, gists are secret; use --public to make publicly listed ones.

OPTIONS

A description for this gist

Provide a filename to be used when reading from standard input

List the gist publicly (default "secret")

Open the web browser with created gist

EXAMPLE

# publish file 'hello.py' as a public gist
$ gh gist create --public hello.py
# create a gist with a description
$ gh gist create hello.py -d "my Hello-World program in Python"
# create a gist containing several files
$ gh gist create hello.py world.py cool.txt
# read from standard input to create a gist
$ gh gist create -
# create a gist from output piped from another command
$ cat cool.txt | gh gist create

SEE ALSO

gh-gist(1)

Apr 2024 GitHub CLI v2.47.0