ClassicPress Development with TortoiseGit: First run

TortoiseGitWhen I started developing plugins for ClassicPress I decided that I needed to be using source control. As ClassicPress is intending to use GitHub for their plugin directory, it made sense for me to use it as well. This post is part of a series on ClassicPress Development with TortoiseGit which is a sub-series of the ClassicPress Development with GitHub series.

On the last stage of installing TortoiseGit had the run First Start Wizard marked. When the First Start Wizard launches, select your language and click Next:

First Start Wixzard - TortoiseGit: Welcome to TortoiseGit

Click Next to proceed on the information step:

First Start Wixzard - TortoiseGit: Welcome to TortoiseGit

The path for Git is required; the easiest way is to click the Check now button. Confirm the path is correct and click Next:

First Start Wixzard - TortoiseGit: Configure git.exe

Enter your Name and Email which are used for meta data for your commits and click Next:

First Start Wixzard - TortoiseGit: Configure your user

Configure the Authentication and credential store (I accepted the defaults) and click Finish:

First Start Wixzard - TortoiseGit:

TortoiseGit is now fully installed and ready for use; over the next few posts, I’ll show how TortoiseGit can be used or managing your GitHub projects.

ClassicPress Development with TortoiseGit
What is TortoiseGit?
Install Git for Windows
Install TortoiseGit for Windows
First run
Clone Repository
Revert Last Commit

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