Awesome Open Source
Awesome Open Source


A Jetbrains plugin that provides shortcuts to open a file or commit in GitHub, Bitbucket, GitLab, Gitea, Gogs or GitBlit using the default browser.



This plugin is published on the JetBrains Plugin Repository:

Preferences → Plugins → Browse Repositories → Search for "GitLink"

From Source

Clone this repository:

$ git clone
$ cd GitLink

Update the permissions:

 $ chmod +x ./gradlew

Build the plugin zip file:

$ ./gradlew buildPlugin

Install the plugin from ./build/distributions/GitLink-*.zip:

Preferences → Plugins → Install plugin from disk


Update the permissions:

 $ chmod +x ./gradlew

Execute an IntelliJ IDEA instance with the plugin you're developing installed:

$ ./gradlew runIdea

Run the tests:

$ ./gradlew test


After installing the plugin set your remote host and enabled extensions in the preferences:

  Preferences → Other Settings → GitLink

Make sure you have registered your projects root under the version control preferences:

  Preferences → Version Control (see unregistered roots)

To open the current file in the default browser:

  View → Open in (your selected host) or
  Select in... → Browser (GitLink)

Shortcuts are also available on the annotation gutter and VCS log window.

When viewing a file, the URL generated references the current commit unless that commit does not exist on the remote repository in which case it references the current branch instead. If the current branch also does not exist on the remote repository the default branch defined in the plugin configuration is used instead.

Change log

Please see CHANGELOG for more information what has changed recently.


Please see CONTRIBUTING for details.



Please see LICENSE for details.

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