Can I move from a local repo to github?

Hi there,

Is it possible for me to start with a local repo and when I'm ready, move to github? If so, would I be able to keep all the history and so forth?

Thank-you :)


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Hi Daniel,


I'm guessing that you've started with an empty folder and git init. You can add a remote and start pushing your branches just like you had a remote since the beginning. You can find more details about adding a remote repository here, but it's as simple as:

git remote add <repoName> <repoURL>


Good luck!

Hi guys,

Sorry about the late reply, Got busy with a large project. Thank-you for the directions, and it good to know that I can move to github later without losing all the history.

Thank-you smile

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