How to add existing folder to git

In this article we will see the steps to add an existing folder to git

  • Create an empty Git repository or reinitialize an existing one

    git init
  • Add file contents to the index

    git add .
  • Commit changes to the repository

    git commit -m "initial commit"
  • Add a remote

    git remote add origin <remote-repo-url>
  • Show URLs of remote repositories

    git remote -v
  • Push the changes to remote repo

    git push -f origin master
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