# Environment variables


A Retype license key can be configured as a secret Environment variable and the key is NOT stored in the wallet.

Configuring the RETYPE_SECRET secret is the prefered technique for configuring a license key with a GitHub Pages project that is built and deployed using a GitHub Action.

The RETYPE_SECRET configuration must also be added to your .github/workflows/retype.yml file.

You can add a new repository secret to your GitHub repository following the /settings/secrets/actions path. The URL should be:


Once the RETYPE_SECRET secret is added, you should see the following and your Retype project will now build using your license key:


Set and environment variable for the protected and private pages.


Default host to be used by the Retype server instead of localhost.