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How to add or remove owners to your gem using the web UI?

Similar to gem owner --add and gem owner --remove commands of the gem CLI, you can add or remove the owners of the gem you own using the web UI.

Ownership section of your gem

If you are an owner of a gem, a link to Ownership will be visible in the Links section, as shown in the image below. Rubygem page

You will be asked to enter your account’s password when you visit this page. You won’t be prompted for the password confirmation for the next 10 minutes. It is a precautionary measure to ensure that no one abuses your unattended logged in session. Confirm Password

You will be able to see the confirmation status, MFA level and the user who authorized the owner’s addition. Confirmed owners will have the time they confirmed their ownership. ADDED BY column may be empty for owners who were added before we started tracking authorizers. Owners Index

Adding user as an owner to your gem

Step: 1 Enter the email or handle of the user in the text field labels Email/Handle and click Add Owner.

Step: 2 The user added as an owner will be sent an email with a link to confirm the ownership. The ownership will be confirmed after the user clicks on the confirmation link within 48 hours. On confirmation, all the existing owners will be notified about the owner addition.

Note that the user won’t have access to the gem until they confirm the ownership addition.

In case you weren’t able to confirm the ownership within 48 hours, you can resend the confirmation link by visiting the gem page.<gem-name>

Resend confirmation

Clicking on Resend Confirmation will send an email with the confirmation link to your email address.

Removing owner from your gem

To remove an owner from your gem, visit<gem-name>/owners and click on the Remove Owner button of the corresponding user. A notification email will be sent to the removed user.