Duplicate GitHub Wiki

To duplicate a GitHub repo AND the GitHub Wiki benefits from scripting.

An example solution is in GitEDU. This requires manually clicking to enable the new wiki via a web browser for each repo wiki.

GitHub Wiki Git accessibility

In general, GitHub Wiki is just another Git repo. The URL for the GitHub Wiki is obtained by appending .wiki.git to the associated GitHub repo URL.


  • Main repo: github.invalid/username/reponame
  • Wiki repo: github.invalid/username/reponame.wiki.git

Related: Moving GitHub Wiki