GitHub is making private repositories free to use for an unlimited number of collaborators, as the code-hosting platform looks to broaden its appeal to businesses of all sizes.
This is a notable move as it brings GitHub in line with rival GitLab, which has for private projects since its inception.
A repository is where a project’s files and revision history are stored. Up until last year, GitHub offered a number of to suit specific use-cases, and these plans offers unlimited public and private repositories. However, the free plan could only be used for public repositories and open source projects — that was , when GitHub gave non-paying users access to unlimited private repositories, though with an upper limit of three collaborators. This restriction is now