gh codespace create

Create a codespace

gh codespace create [flags]


-b, --branch <string>
repository branch
do not prompt to accept additional permissions requested by the codespace
--devcontainer-path <string>
path to the devcontainer.json file to use when creating codespace
-d, --display-name <string>
display name for the codespace (48 characters or less)
--idle-timeout <duration>
allowed inactivity before codespace is stopped, e.g. "10m", "1h"
-l, --location <string>
location: {EastUs|SouthEastAsia|WestEurope|WestUs2} (determined automatically if not provided)
-m, --machine <string>
hardware specifications for the VM
-R, --repo <string>
repository name with owner: user/repo
--retention-period <duration>
allowed time after shutting down before the codespace is automatically deleted (maximum 30 days), e.g. "1h", "72h"
-s, --status
show status of post-create command and dotfiles
-w, --web
create codespace from browser, cannot be used with --display-name, --idle-timeout, or --retention-period

See also