Releases in GitHub are a way of packaging and providing software to users. A release is based on a Git tag, which marks a particular point in the repository’s history. It includes release notes, source code, binary files, links to download the software, and other information. It is used to notify users about new versions of software, bug fixes, and other modifications.
This article will demonstrate the method to create a release for the public or private repository in GitHub.
How to Create and Publish Releases for Private or Public GitHub Repository?
To create a release for the public or private repository in GitHub, try out the provided steps:
Step 1: Navigate to GitHub Repository
First, open GitHub and redirect to the particular public or private remote repository.
Step 2: Choose “Create a new release” Option
Next, click on the “Create a new release” button:
Step 3: Choose a Tag
Then, create a new tag or select the existing tag. For instance, we have selected the already existing tag, i.e., v2.0:
Step 4: Add Title and Description
Now, add the specific title and description for the release:
Step 5: Publish the Release
Finally, click on the “Publish release” button to publish it:
Upon doing so, the release for the desired repository will be created and published which can be seen in the below screenshot:
We have successfully created and published a release for the public repository in GitHub.
To create a release for the public or private repository in GitHub, first, redirect to the desired public or private GitHub repository. Then, choose the “Create a new release” option. Next, select a tag for release, and add a title and description. Finally, click on the “Publish release” button to publish it. This article has demonstrated the method of creating a release for the public or private repository in GitHub.