When your book is created on gitbook.com, you need to push some content to it. To do so, you can use the web editor or the command line.
If you want to update your book from the command line, you can use GIT to push your content:
Each book is associated with a Git HTTPS url. The ssh protocol is not yet supported on the GitBook’s git server.
The format for the git url is:
The git server is using your basic GitBook login to authenticate you. When prompted enter your GitBook username and your password (you can also use your API token).
Create a new repository on the command line
touch README.md SUMMARY.md git init git add README.md SUMMARY.md git commit -m "first commit" git remote add gitbook https://git.gitbook.com//.git git push -u gitbook master
Push an existing repository
git remote add gitbook https://git.gitbook.com//.git git push -u gitbook master