RE: What does “git push origin master” exactly do?

I'm new to git and I'm not quite sure what "git push origin master" does. Can someone break this down for me, please?

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`git push origin master` is a command that pushes the commits you have done on the 'master' branch of your local repository to the 'origin' remote repository. Here's a breakdown: 1. `git`: This is the command-line tool that interacts with Git, a powerful version control system. 2. `push`: This is a command that tells git to push your commits to the remote repository. In other words, it uploads your changes to the remote repository. 3. `origin`: This is the default alias that Git has given to the remote repository where you cloned from. 4. `master`: This is the default main branch name for a git repository. So, in a nutshell, this command is transmitting all of the commits on your local 'master' branch which are not yet on 'origin' to that location, making your changes available to all team members connected to the 'origin' repository. You are essentially syncing your local repository with the remote repository.
Answered on July 17, 2023.
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