How to delete branches in Git (locally and remotely)
In this tutorial, we are going to learn about how to delete a git branch locally and remotely.
consider we have a git branch called
work and we need to delete it from locally and remotely.
Deleting Git branch Locally
To delete a git branch locally, we can use the
git branch command followed by the
-d flag and name of the branch.
# git branch -d <branch-name> git branch -d work
work branch is successfully deleted locally.
Deleting Git branch Remotely
To delete a git branch remotely, we can use the
git push command followed by the remote-name and
--delete flag, branch name.
Note: In most cases, remote-name is
# git push <remote-name> --delete <branch-name> git push origin --delete work
work branch is successfully deleted remotely.