How to add files to new GIT Repository

How to add files to new GIT Repository

Let’s put our existing work on GitHub can let you share and collaborate in lots of great ways.

  • Create a new repository on GitHub. To avoid errors, do not initialize the new repository with README, license, or gitignore files. You can add these files after your project has been pushed to GitHub.

new repo

  • creating repoOpen Git Bash/in linux open the directory.
  • Change the current working directory to your local project.
  • Initialize the local directory as a Git repository.
# git init

Add the files in your new local repository. This stages them for the first commit.

# git add .

Adds the files in the local repository and stages them for commit. To unstage a file, use ‘git reset HEAD YOUR-FILE‘. Commit the files that you’ve staged in your local repository.

# git commit -m "First commit"

Commits the tracked changes and prepares them to be pushed to a remote repository. To remove this commit and modify the file, use ‘git reset –soft HEAD~1’ and commit and add the file again. To get the URL  Click At the top of your GitHub repository’s Quick Setup page,

repo urlTo copy the remote repository URL. add the URL for the remote repository where your local repository will be pushed.

 # git remote add origin remote repository URL
 # git remote add origin

Sets the new remote

# git remote -v

make sure you get the new remote URL

# git push origin master

Pushes the changes in your local repository up to the remote repository you specified as the origin

Warning: Never git add, commit, or push sensitive information to a remote repository. Sensitive information can include, but is not limited to:

  • Passwords
  • SSH keys
  • AWS access keys
  • API keys
  • Credit card numbers
  • PIN numbers

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