Introduced in GitLab Ultimate 10.4.
Warning: Web IDE is in Beta. For the latest updates, check the associated epic.
The Web IDE editor makes it faster and easier to contribute changes to your projects by providing an advanced editor with commit staging.
While in the early stages of the Beta, access to the Web IDE is by opting in.
To enable the Web IDE, click on your profile image in the top right corner and navigate to Settings > Preferences, check Enable Web IDE and save.
Once enabled, the Web IDE can be opened when viewing a file, from the repository file list.
Changed files are shown on the right in the commit panel. All changes are automatically staged. To commit your changes, add a commit message and click the 'Commit Button'.