Change the URL of a remote repository

Change the URL of a remote repository
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The git remote set-url command changes an existing remote repository URL.

This command takes two arguments:

  1. An existing remote name. For example, origin or upstream are two common choices.

  2. A new URL for the remote. For example, https://github.com/USERNAME/OTHERREPOSITORY.git

So to change the URL of a remote repository you would do something like this:

  1. View the existing remote repository:

git remote -v

  1. Change the URL of the remote repository:

git remote set-url origin https://github.com/USERNAME/OTHERREPOSITORY.git

  1. And you may verify the new remote repository by doing:

git remote -v

For more information check out this github article.


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