» How to Remove Commit History From GitHub

October 08, 2018 - 1 minute read

To begin, open your terminal and cd to your project directory.


Check out to a temporary branch

git checkout --orphan TEMP_BRANCH

Add all files

git add -A

Commit changes

git commit -am "Your commit message here"

Delete old master branch

git branch -D master

Rename temporary branch to master

git branch -m master

Force update to repository

git push -f origin master