How To remove a commit on GitHub?

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1 – Copy the commit reference you like to go back to from the log:

git log

2 – Reset git to the commit reference:

git reset

3 – Stash/store the local changes from the wrong commit to use later after pushing to remote:

git stash

4 – Push the changes to remote repository, (-f or –force):

git push -f

5 – Get back the stored changes to local repository:

git stash apply

7 – In case you have untracked/new files in the changes, you need to add them to git before committing:

git add .

6 – Add whatever extra changes you need, then commit the needed files, (or use a dot ‘.’ instead of stating each file name, to commit all files in the local repository:

git commit -m "\new_commit_message\" ...

Nahid Mahamud

Nahid Mahamud

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