Connect Qlik Sense to GitHub

Learn how to connect to GitHub with a personal token.

You can see the video alternative at the end of this page.

After the installation navigate to the Settings page by opening the Gitoqlok pop-up window or following the Chrome Extensions options:

Add a new Git Server in Options

On the Options page, proceed to the Git Servers tab. To add a new server, name your profile and choose the Git Server of your choice:

Gitoqlok connects to GitHub, GitLab, Bitbucket Cloud, Bitbucket Server, Azure DevOps, Gitea, and AWS CodeCommit through their APIs. Hence you need to paste your token.

Create an API Token

Token - is a special hash code that identifies your user and grants access rights to create repositories and make commits.

Follow the link in Gitoqlok Options near the "User personal token" section. You will be redirected to your GitHub account. Click on the "Generate new token(classic)" button and grant the following scopes for the token:

Create the token, paste it in Gitoqlok User personal token field and check the connection:

Click on "Create connection" at the bottom of the page:

You will be redirected to the Applications Manager page. Learn more about Applications Manager here. You can skip this step and find Apps Manager later in Qlik Sense hub when opening Gitoqlok.

Eventually you will be redirected to the server profiles list. You may have several profiles for different server types and switch between them. If you want to modify your profile settings, click on "Configure".

Alternative: video tutorial

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