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How to Upload a Project through GitHub Desktop on GitHub

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Git is a free and open-source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency. Git relies on the basis of distributed development of software where more than one developer may have access to the source code of a specific application and can modify changes to it which may be seen by other developers.

In this article, we will be looking at how to upload a project through GitHub Desktop on GitHub. First, we need GitHub Desktop on our machine and GitHub account.

Steps to Upload a Project using GitHub Desktop

Step 1: We have to create new repository on GitHub by clicking on New and name it. 

Step 2: Now click on the “ Set up in Desktop” as shown below.

Step 3: Clone the repository in a folder of project or empty folder which we want to upload by providing its specific path.

The result will be like this:

Step 4: After uploading the file in the folder we are ready to upload file on GitHub it will look like this, write a commit message “First Commit” and click on the “Commit to master“:

Step 5: After all this click on the “Publish branch” and our file is uploaded on GitHub .

Step 6: We can recheck our GitHub Repository whether it is uploaded or not.

We can see that our file app.js is uploaded, we can further upload our whole project through it.

Last Updated : 11 Feb, 2021
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