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HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) is a protocol used to transfer data over the web. You can also use HTTP to access GitHub repositories.
Step 1: Clone the Repository
- Go to the repository you want to clone on GitHub.
- Click on the Code button and copy the HTTPS URL.
- Open your terminal and run the following command:
git clone https://github.com/username/repository.git
username with your GitHub username and
repository with the name of the repository, you want to clone.
Step 2: Authenticate with your GitHub Credentials
- When you run the
git clonecommand, you will be prompted to enter your GitHub username and password.
Step 3: Pull and Push Changes
- To pull changes from the repository, run the following command:
- To push changes to the repository, run the following command:
You can now access your GitHub repositories using either SSH or HTTP.