Github Setup & Commands

Below are the steps to set up a Github account and create your first repository:

  • Sign up for Github: Go to and sign up for a new account using your email and a password.
  • Create a new repository: After logging in, click on the “+” icon in the top right corner of the page and select “New repository”. Give your repository a name, add a description (optional), and choose if you want it to be public or private.

  • Initialize the repository: Choose to initialize the repository with a README file or not. You can also add a .gitignore file and a license if you wish.

type the Repository name and click on create repository, select public and check readme and gitignore file as well

OR upload local repo by:

Above screenshot show GitHub repo destination with HTTPS

Now, go back into GitHub and see that the repository has been updated.

  • Clone the repository: Clone the repository to your local machine using the git clone command, followed by the repository URL. For example:
  • Make changes to the repository: You can now make changes to the repository, add files, and commit changes using git add and git commit commands.
  • Push changes to Github: Use the git push command to upload your changes to the Github repository.
  • Continue making changes and pushing to Github: You can continue making changes to your repository and pushing them to Github, following the steps 5 and 6.

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