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Cannot create a new file in Bitbucket

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Hello.
I am running a bitbucket server v5.12.0.
I've created some repositories and I'd like to manually create new files.
I've read the Atlassian documentation and I know that once I am in my repo I should have a "create file" option but I don't have it. Do you know why?

PS: I am a bitbucket administratorbitbucket.png

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Aaron Atlassian Team Oct 01, 2018

Hello,

 

Welcome to the Atlassian Community!

 

I believe this is a Cloud vs Server document issue. What document did you read that said that? Bitbucket Cloud has the option to add a file in the UI. Bitbucket Server does not have the same option. I apologize for the misunderstanding here!

 

Regards,
Aaron Levinson
Dev Tools Support Engineer

I can check maybe tomorrow.

Is there a way to create a new file in bitbucket server?

If not what is the simplest way?

Aaron Atlassian Team Oct 01, 2018

To directly answer your question, no. There isn't a way to commit files in the UI.

Depends on what you mean by simplest. For me the easiest way is to clone the repository to my local machine and run:

 

  1. touch <file name>
  2. vim <file name>
  3. make edits
  4. git add .
  5. git commit -m "Commit message"
  6. git push

 

But if you aren't familiar with Git, SourceTree (or some other Git visualizer) might be easier to work with.

Yes, I am familiar.

I just wondered if I could do it through the UI.

 

Thanks.

Aaron Atlassian Team Oct 03, 2018

Ah, Unfortunately not. Currently, that is only functionality that Bitbucket Cloud has. Sorry for any inconvenience!

Are there any plans to bring this feature to Bitbucket Server?

I am seeing a trend on several issues I am following..

Cloud version has it and there is no timeline for the on-prem version to get the same feature.  It would certainly seem to an outsider that the on-prem version is being left to rot slowly.

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