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Create A Workspace

How to get from your Cloud9 dashboard into a workspace where you can start coding

[block:embed] { "html": "<iframe class=\"embedly-embed\" src=\"//cdn.embedly.com/widgets/media.html?src=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fembed%2F4Qqt1cvjsOc%3Ffeature%3Doembed&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3D4Qqt1cvjsOc%26feature%3Dyoutu.be&image=https%3A%2F%2Fi.ytimg.com%2Fvi%2F4Qqt1cvjsOc%2Fhqdefault.jpg&key=02466f963b9b4bb8845a05b53d3235d7&type=text%2Fhtml&schema=youtube\" width=\"854\" height=\"480\" scrolling=\"no\" frameborder=\"0\" allowfullscreen></iframe>", "url": "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Qqt1cvjsOc&feature=youtu.be", "title": "Creating A Workspace", "favicon": "https://s.ytimg.com/yts/img/favicon-vflz7uhzw.ico", "image": "https://i.ytimg.com/vi/4Qqt1cvjsOc/hqdefault.jpg" } [/block] To get started, you'll want to head to [your dashboard](https://c9.io/dashboard.html) and click the "Create a new workspace" button: [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/gIVjStKPRiKDvHSh62vJ_Create%20a%20new%20workspace.png", "Create a new workspace.png", "594", "522", "#eaeaea", "" ], "caption": "Create new workspace" } ] } [/block] From here, you're taken to the workspace creation screen and you'll first set your project name (choose wisely as you cannot rename a workspace) and description (optional but usually helpful). [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/VCHsBu46QVu9QfJ0pELR_Screen%20Shot%202015-07-13%20at%205.10.49%20PM.png", "Screen Shot 2015-07-13 at 5.10.49 PM.png", "1790", "632", "#ebebeb", "" ], "caption": "Workspace name and description" } ] } [/block] Then you'll decide if this is a public or private workspace. You can always change this one later by checking out how to [share a workspace](doc:share-a-workspace). [block:callout] { "type": "info", "body": "Make sure you have enough resources in your plan to create a new private workspace. If you don't have enough RAM, disk space, or private workspaces left, you may decide to:\n * Create a public workspace instead\n * [Delete another workspace](doc:deleting-a-workspace)\n * [Resize another workspace to be smaller](doc:workspace-resizing)", "title": "Private Workspaces Requirements" } [/block] [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/dCA9FfQjyh3zg9smHK0w_Screen%20Shot%202015-07-13%20at%205.40.55%20PM.png", "Screen Shot 2015-07-13 at 5.40.55 PM.png", "1712", "266", "#3b99fa", "" ] } ] } [/block] # Git Source Now, if you'd like to clone from a git repository (GitHub, BitBucket, Gitlab, or any other), you can paste your git URL in the next textbox, otherwise leave this box blank. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/69dQ9spcRCGI2Kq5xchX_Screen%20Shot%202015-07-13%20at%205.43.09%20PM.png", "Screen Shot 2015-07-13 at 5.43.09 PM.png", "1692", "168", "#5b5a54", "" ] } ] } [/block] Now choose the workspace template you'd like to start from... [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/jsNCWRWRR6jR3kFdzMMz_Screen%20Shot%202015-07-13%20at%205.45.44%20PM.png", "Screen Shot 2015-07-13 at 5.45.44 PM.png", "1702", "852", "#ab2f1e", "" ] } ] } [/block] Click Create Workspace and start coding! # Changing a Workspace ## [Resizing Your Workspace](doc:workspace-resizing) ## [Renaming a Workspace](https://community.c9.io/t/renaming-a-workspace/898) ## Creating Workspaces with Same Name For backup reasons, we have a restriction on [deleting a workspace](doc:deleting-a-workspace) and immediately creating a new one with the same name. If you try again after a few hours it should work. <div style="text-align: center;"><a target="_blank" href="https://community.c9.io/t/documentation-create-a-workspace/1454?utm_source=docs.c9.io&utm_medium=article&utm_campaign=Docs%2BFeedback" class="button info solid">Submit feedback or questions about this page</a></div>