Fork a Repository

Forking a repository in Gitpod is a simple 3 step process:

1 . Open the command pallete by either pressing F1 or selecting View --> Find Command... from the menu in the top left corner as shown:

Find Command

2 . In the command pallete type “fork” and click on the Github: Fork... option or press Enter.


3 . On selecting the Github: Fork... option you’ll be presented with the following menu and from there you can select where to fork i.e to your account or an organization:

Choose Where to Fork

Once the repository is successfully forked you’ll see a prompt in the bottom right corner of the screen:

Fork Success Prompt

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