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How to configure Git to remember username and password in repository?
28 December, 2020 by
How to configure Git to remember username and password in repository?
Goran Štimac

So that you don't have to constantly enter your username and password while working with the git repository, you can save this information as follows:

git config credential.helper store
git config user.name "Goran Štimac"
git config user.email "info@goranstimac.net"

Of course, instead of my name and email details you will enter your own details.

You can also use this short command if you clone a repository:

git clone https://<USERNAME>:<PASSWORD>@github.com/path/to/repo.git

IMPORTANT these commands save the login information to a file located in the repository directory:

.git/config

as plain text which means you can easily reveal user data to others so use it wisely!

# Git