How to Store Git Credentials for VSCode⚓
This will be a quick article about how to store Git credentials for VSCode. This is convenient so that VSCode doesn't ask for credentials each time you want to do a push/pull from GitHub.
How to Store Git Credentials⚓
- Open VSCode and then open a terminal window within VSCode.
- Set credential helper to store
$ git config --global credential.helper store
- Global flag is used to associate credentials with all GitHub repos.
The following is the syntax used to store credentials:
At this point, your credentials will be used automatically when using the following:
$ git push https://github.com/repo.git
$ git pull https://github.com/repo.git
If for any reason the above doesn't work, it's because the Github email and your name are missing. Do the following:
- Open a terminal
- Type the following:
- Retry pushing or pulling from the repo.