Install Gitium

Gitium can be installed and activated like any other WordPress plugin.

Gitium does its best not to version your WordPress core, neither your /wp-content/uploads folder.


Gitium requires git command line tool with a minimum version of 1.7 installed on the server and the proc_open PHP function enabled.


  1. Upload which you can get from to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory;
  2. Extract the archive into the /wp-content/plugins/ directory;
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress and follow the on-screen instructions under the Code menu.

Alternatively, go into your WordPress dashboard and click on Plugins -> Add Plugin and search for gitium. Then, click on Install and, after that, on Activate Now, then follow the on-screen instructions under the Code menu.

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