Update, December 15, 2016: We’ve rolled back this feature. For the most up-to-date information on Gists, check out our Help documentation.

Because we love sharing, we use Gist every day to pass snippets of code, writing, notes, and more to each other. One thing we’ve noticed with all this sharing is that we’ve all created Public Gists that we meant to make Secret and vice versa.

Starting today, you can change the visibility of your Gists whenever you want. When editing a Gist you’ll now notice a new option to toggle the visibility between Public and Secret. The URL for your Gist will never change, just its visibility.


For more information on the differences between Secret and Public Gists, please see this helpful document.

Happy Gisting!