GitLab Community Edition

GitLab is open source software to collaborate on code.
Manage git repositories with fine-grained access controls that keep your code secure.
Perform code reviews and enhance collaboration with merge requests.
Each project can also have an issue tracker and a wiki.
Used by more than 100,000 organizations, GitLab is the most popular solution to manage git repositories on-premises.
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User documentation

CI Documentation

CI Examples

Administrator documentation

  • Custom git hooks Custom git hooks (on the filesystem) for when web hooks aren't enough.
  • Install Requirements, directory structures and installation from source.
  • Integration How to integrate with systems such as JIRA, Redmine, LDAP and Twitter.
  • Issue closing Customize how to close an issue from commit messages.
  • Libravatar Use Libravatar for user avatars.
  • Log system Log system.
  • Operations Keeping GitLab up and running
  • Raketasks Backups, maintenance, automatic web hook setup and the importing of projects.
  • Security Learn what you can do to further secure your GitLab instance.
  • System hooks Notifications when users, projects and keys are changed.
  • Update Update guides to upgrade your installation.
  • Welcome message Add a custom welcome message to the sign-in page.
  • Reply by email Allow users to comment on issues and merge requests by replying to notification emails.
  • Migrate GitLab CI to CE/EE Follow this guide to migrate your existing GitLab CI data to GitLab CE/EE.
  • Git LFS configuration

Contributor documentation

  • Development Explains the architecture and the guidelines for shell commands.
  • Legal Contributor license agreements.
  • Release How to make the monthly and security releases.