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Git on Windows

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Git is an application for software version management. It is required for the installation of Node.js, which in turn is required for the operation of the rendering service "Parsoid" for the Visual Editor. The steps listed here are optional and only required if you want to use them in your BlueSpice installation.


In the Internet Explorer, open the official download page on (1). If the optimal download for your operating system does not start automatically, click on "64-bit Git for Windows Setup" (2):

Git Download 01

Follow the further download instructions and download the installation package to your hard disk.

Please note that the download on your Windows Server with Internet Explorer only works if you have configured the Internet Explorer Advanced Security Settings in the Server Manager. Please refer to the technical documentation from Microsoft.

Git version 2.19.1 will be used below as an example. You can download the latest version of Git at the time of installation.

Installing Git

Open the downloaded Git-2.19.1-64-bit.exe file.

Start the installation by clicking "Next >":

Git Installation 01

Click, as pictured here, through the further installation steps:

You can close the setup program now:

Git Installation 12

Next step

If you have completed all steps successfully, you can delete the previously downloaded file "Git-2.19.1-64-bit.exe" from your hard disk and go to the next step" Node. js".