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GitHub Essentials by Achilleas Pipinellis

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Global member privileges

Prior to inviting people and creating any repositories, let's examine two important settings and set some defaults. Head over to the settings page and select the Member privileges tab:

Global member privileges

As you can see, there are two settings. The first is about repository creation, and if enabled, any member of the organization will be able to create repositories under the organization namespace.

Enable this if you want to work more openly and disable it to be more strict. By disabling it, only owners will be able to create repositories. Outside collaborators (see the Difference between Members and Outside collaborators section) will not be ...

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