How to Create a Remote Git Branch

February 28, 2023

This guide is part of the "Snippets" series. This series is focused on providing simple and accessible tutorials on various topics relating to development!

To create a remote Git branch, you can follow these steps:

Create a local branch: First, create a new branch on your local machine using the following command, replacing <branch-name> with the desired name of your new branch:

git checkout -b <branch-name>

Push the branch to the remote repository: Once you have created and made changes to your local branch, you can push it to the remote repository using the following command:

git push -u origin <branch-name>

This will push your branch to the remote repository, and the -u flag will set up your local branch to track the remote branch, so you can easily pull and push changes to it.

And that's it! You have successfully created a remote Git branch.

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