Common Git Commands

Go to the directory you want to initiate Git and then follow the commands:

  1. Initiate the git:
    git init
  2. Remove Git if you have initiated in a wrong place ( Be aware if there is another git in the subdirectory):
    rm -rf .git
  3. To add all the files(including subdirectory) to the staging step:
    git add .


    git add -A
  4. Git branch –
    a. Create a new one from the current and Checkout to the new branch:
    git checkout -b newBranch

    b. Delete a branch branch:

    git branch -d branchName
  5. Merge master to development branch –
    1. //pull the latest changes of current development branch if any 
    git pull (current development branch)

    2. //switch to master branch
    git checkout master

    3. //pull all the changes if any
    git pull

    4. //Now merge development into master
    git merge develop

    5. //push the master branch
    git push origin master

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