How to create branch in git bash

How do I create a branch in Git bash?

The git branch command can be used to create a new branch. When you want to start a new feature, you create a new branch off master using git branch new_branch . Once created you can then use git checkout new_branch to switch to that branch.

How do I create a branch in GitHub terminal?

Creating a Branch from a Commit

As always with Git, the entire hash doesn’t actually need to be specified, just a few characters. You can also use the git checkout -b <branch-name> <hash> syntax, which will create the branch and check it out, all in one command.

What is git branch command?

A branch represents an independent line of development. The git branch command lets you create, list, rename, and delete branches. It doesn’t let you switch between branches or put a forked history back together again. For this reason, git branch is tightly integrated with the git checkout and git merge commands.