banjocode How To Commit with Git

How To Commit with Git

To commit your work is probably the thing you do the most with git. It's basically to save a snapshot of your current project, making it possible to go back to that specific snapshot of your code.

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Add file

You can either add single files or all files that have been modified at the same time.

# Single files
git add <filename1> <filename2>

# All files
git add .

Commit message

You always have to specify a short message for each commit.

git commit -m "This is the commit message"