# Git

You can use these credentials to authenticate the following nodes with Git.

# Prerequisites

Create an account on GitHub (opens new window), GitLab (opens new window), or similar platforms.

# Using Username and Password

  1. Enter a name for your credentials in the Credentials Name field in the 'Git' credentials in n8n.
  2. Enter your GitHub, GitLab (or similar platforms) username in the Username field in the 'Git' credentials in n8n.
  3. Enter your GitHub, GitLab (or similar platforms) password in the Password field in the 'Git' credentials in n8n.
  4. Click the Create button to create your credentials in n8n.

The following video demonstrates the steps mentioned above.