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GitHub import in the Extension Repository

by Leo Feyer

The Contao Extension Repository now supports importing release files from a GitHub repository. It is required that the release is tagged and that the tag has been pushed to the central GitHub repository.

Preparation

In the extension settings, you have to enter the HTTP URL of the GitHub repository:

Adding files

When adding files, you can then provide a tag:

The script will download the .zip file of the tag and extract the files locally. The files are then available just like after a manual upload.

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