October 11-13, 2022

GitKon 2022

GitKraken Client Documentation

Forking GitHub Repos

If you are using the GitHub integration or the GitHub Enterprise integration, then you may fork repos right from GitKraken Client.


Forking a repo

To add a new fork, first open a repository in GitKraken Client.

Then click the icon when hovering over Remote in the left panel and click on the GitHub.com or the GitHub Enterprise tab.

If GitKraken Client does not detect an existing fork of this repo, the app will present the option to fork the repo and then add it as a remote.

Click to fork the repo on GitHub, and then add it as remote in GitKraken Client’s left panel:

Add an existing fork

Click the icon when hovering over Remote in the left panel and click on the GitHub.com or the GitHub Enterprise tab.

GitKraken Client will detect whether a fork exists, but has yet to be added as a remote in the app. Click to add the fork as remote.

And remember, you can always add a remote for any repo that is reachable over HTTPS or SSH.

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