gh-extension-install - Man Page

Install a gh extension from a repository

Synopsis

gh extension install <repository> [flags]

Description

Install a GitHub repository locally as a GitHub CLI extension.

The repository argument can be specified in OWNER/REPO format as well as a full URL. The URL format is useful when the repository is not hosted on github.com.

To install an extension in development from the current directory, use . as the value of the repository argument.

For the list of available extensions, see  ⟨https://github.com/topics/gh-extension⟩.

Options

--force

force upgrade extension, or ignore if latest already installed

--pin <string>

pin extension to a release tag or commit ref

Example

$ gh extension install owner/gh-extension
$ gh extension install https://git.example.com/owner/gh-extension
$ gh extension install .

See Also

gh-extension(1)

Referenced By

gh-extension(1).

Feb 2024 GitHub CLI manual