Enabling Cody with Sourcegraph.com
Cody uses Sourcegraph to fetch relevant context to generate answers and code. These instructions walk through installing Cody and connecting it to Sourcegraph.com. For private instances of Sourcegraph, see this page about enabling Cody for Enterprise.
- Create a Sourcegraph.com account
- Install the Cody VS Code extension
- Open the Cody extension in your editor and sign in with your Sourcegraph.com credentials
- When prompted by the extesnion, set the Sourcegraph URL to
You're now ready to use Cody in VS Code!
Configure code graph context for code-aware answers
After installing, you can optionally use code graph context to improve Cody's context of existing code. Note that code graph context is only available for public repositories on sourcegraph.com which have embeddings. See the list of repositories with embeddings and request any that you'd like to add by pinging a Sourcegraph team member in Discord.
If you want to use Cody with code graph context on private code, consider moving to a Sourcegraph Enterprise instance.
Enable code graph context
Cody: Codebase setting in VS Code enables codebase-aware answers for the Cody extension. By setting this configuration option to the name of a repository with embeddings, Cody will be able to provide more accurate and relevant answers to your coding questions based on that repository's content.
- Open the VS Code workspace settings by pressing Cmd/Ctrl+,, (or File > Preferences (Settings) on Windows & Linux).
- Search for the
- Enter the repository name.
- For example:
- For example:
Please spread the word online and send us your feedback in Discord! Cody is open source and we'd love to hear from you if you have bug reports or feature requests.