How to use the extension on a Git repo -
Now that you have added the Metamorph extension, you can directly start using it without the need to create an account. That's the beauty of it!
In the sections below, you will learn how to use the extension on public (A) and private (B) repositories. Note. The Metamorph browser extension does not store or collect your code or data - it's a privacy-first extension.
A. Visit a Public repo
- Once you land on a public repository, simply click on the sidebar (1) and discover the magic of Metamorph
- Click here to learn more about the insights and the graphs you will be discovering
B. Visit a Private Repo
- Once you visit a private repo that you can access, click on the Metamorph sidebar and then on Settings (1)
- GitHub / GitLab must make sure that you can access the private repo, and will ask you to add your GitHub / GitLab access token. To generate the access token, click on the key icon (2)
- Once you see the page below, simply click on the Generate token button (3)
- Copy the newly created GitHub / GitLab access token (4)
- Once that is done, simply paste the token (5) in the Settings page you previously visited. Then click apply settings (6), and you're now ready to analyze the private repository!
Superb! You're all set to inspect and analyze your Git repository. To learn more about the information and insights visible via the Metamorph extension, click here.