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