Configure git user information

Isabelle Viktoria Maciohsek · Git, Configuration, Repository · Apr 13, 2021

Configures user information for git.

  • Use git config user.email <email> to set the user's email for the current repository.
  • Use git config user.name <name> to set the user's name for the current repository.
  • You can use the --global flag to configure global user information.
git config [--global] user.email <email>
git config [--global] user.name <name>
git config user.email "cool.duck@qua.ck"
git config user.name "Duck Quackers"
# Configures user for current repository

git config --global user.email "cool.duck@qua.ck"
git config --global user.name "Duck Quackers"
# Configures global git user

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