Join David Powers for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating tags, part of Dreamweaver: Working with Git Version Control.
- [Instructor] In Git, a tag is a convenient way…of referring to a specific commit.…You can think of it as an alias for the commit reference.…It's usually used to identify a stable version of a project.…And, creating a tag entry in Weaver is trivially simple.…I'm currently in the master branch of my test site.…Let's imagine that after all that hard work…that I've done on this site…that I'm really happy with this version.…I can give it a tag by clicking this icon…that looks like a tag, Create tag,…and it just opens this dialog box that asks for a tag name.…
So, let's call it version01, then just click OK.…That opens the repository history,…and here is our most recent commit.…It now has the tag version01.…It's an alias for this commit reference here,…but it's a lot easier to use than that commit reference.…Let's just close that, and let's make a change…to this heading so we know that…we're in a different version.…So, version 2.…
Save that, stage it, and commit.…If we now look at the repository history,…the most recent version, the current version,…
- Why use Git in Dreamweaver CC?
- Installing Git on Windows and macOS
- Setting Git preferences
- Working with a local repository
- Staging and committing files
- Modifying files
- Creating a branch
- Rolling back
- Working with remote repositories