Basics of Github

  1. Download git for your computer here.
  2. Make a Github account here.
  3. Review basic pushing and pulling here OR review the instructions below.
    1. Make a folder where you want to keep the files
    2. Navigate to the folder using the “cd” command
    3. Initialize a repository: “git init”
    4. Add the origin: “git remote add origin [unique URL]”
    5. To get all the files: “git pull origin master”
    6. After making a change, to change the files online:
    7. “git add [filename]” (note: if you want to add everything, just use . )
    8. “git commit -m “Insert message here”
    9. “git push origin master”


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