1. hub-create(1)
  2. hub manual
  3. hub-create(1)

Create a new repository on GitHub and add a git remote for it.


hub create [-poc] [-d DESCRIPTION] [-h HOMEPAGE] [[ORGANIZATION/]NAME]


-p, --private

Create a private repository.

-d, --description DESCRIPTION

A short description of the GitHub repository.

-h, --homepage HOMEPAGE

A URL with more information about the repository. Use this, for example, if your project has an external website.

--remote-name REMOTE

Set the name for the new git remote (default: "origin").

-o, --browse

Open the new repository in a web browser.

-c, --copy

Put the URL of the new repository to clipboard instead of printing it.


The name for the repository on GitHub (default: name of the current working directory).

Optionally, create the repository within ORGANIZATION.


$ hub create
[ repo created on GitHub ]
> git remote add -f origin git@github.com:USER/REPO.git

$ hub create sinatra/recipes
[ repo created in GitHub organization ]
> git remote add -f origin git@github.com:sinatra/recipes.git

See also

hub-init(1), hub(1)