The first step to using GitHub for developing with ClasssicPress, is to create a GitHub account; navigate to the landing page, enter a Username, Email and Password and click the large green Sign up for Github button:
Verify that you’re a human by clicking the Verify button and rolling the fiddly image until it is the right way up and click Create an account:
Choose your GitHub plan and click the green Continue button:
GitHub used to be limited for free accounts, but as of January 2019 now offers unlimited private and public repositories, so I opted for the free account.
You get to tailor your experience level although I’m not sure what difference this makes to using GitHub. Once done, click Submit:
You’ll then be deposited to your dashboard where you can decide your next action:
In the next post, I’m going to take a look at creating a repository.