Setting up a Gitlab Hook to autocompile SASS

Hi there,

I’m just wondering if someone ever set up a hook within gitlab to autocompile SASS as soon as a push has been done. If so, I would gladly appreciate any hint on how you did it or if there is better way to compile pushed SASS.

Kind Regards


Rather than reinventing the wheel, here you go:

Jenkins Gitlab plugin

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Check out the docs from GitLab on how to configure custom git hooks. This would need to be done by an administrator as you need filesystem access. If you used the DigitalOcean One-Click or GitLab’s Omnibus installer, you can find the git repository in disk at:


Inside of that directory, you can create a new directory named custom_hooks In there, you can create and use normal git hooks. For instance if you wanted to run a script to compile SASS after a push, you could use a post-receive hook.

You’ll also need to make sure the directory is owned by the git user:

chown -R git:git /var/opt/gitlab/git-data/repositories/<group>/<project>.git/custom_hooks

For more info on writing git hooks, check out: