gh-gist-create - Man Page

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

-d,  --desc <string>

A description for this gist

-f,  --filename <string>

Provide a filename to be used when reading from standard input

-p,  --public

List the gist publicly (default: secret)

-w,  --web

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)

Referenced By

gh-gist(1).

Jan 2022 GitHub CLI manual