- Complete the Bitbucket/Get Started tutorial to create a Bitbucket account and learn how to create a repository and add files.
Create a Repository
- Review Atlassian: Publishing a Website on Bitbucket Cloud.
- Visit Bitbucket: Account Signin and log into Bitbucket.
- Select Repositories / Create repository.
accountname.bitbucket.iofor the repository name, where
accountnameis your Bitbucket account name.
Note: account names and repository names cannot contain special characters such as underscore (_) when using Bitbucket website hosting. If necessary, rename your account under Bitbucket settings before creating your repository.
- Select the option to make it a private repository.
- Select Git as the repository type.
- Create the repository.
Create a README
- Review Atlassian: Display README Text on the Overview.
- Create a README for the new repository. The README may contain anything you like. Because it is a private repository, only you and users you invite will be able to see this repository.
- Commit the change to create the README file.
- Observe the new front page for your repository.
- If desired, edit the README and commit additional changes now that you are able to see how the README will appear.
Create a File
Bitbucket repositories are typically managed using the git command line or a git utility. But it is also possible to edit content directly using the Bitbucket website.
- In your Bitbucket repository on the left, select
- On the right, select
+ New file.
index.htmlfor the filename.
- Enter anything you wish for the file content.
- Commit the change.
View the Page
- In a web browser, navigate to
https://accountname.bitbucket.ioto view your page. Be sure to replace
accountnamewith your Bitbucket account name.
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