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GitHub Action for GitHub Push

The GitHub Actions for pushing to GitHub repository local changes authorizing using GitHub token.

With ease:

  • update new code placed in the repository, e.g. by running a linter on it,
  • track changes in script results using Git as archive,
  • publish page using GitHub-Pages,
  • mirror changes to a separate repository.


Example Workflow file

An example workflow to authenticate with GitHub Platform:

    runs-on: ubuntu-latest
    - uses: actions/checkout@master
        persist-credentials: false # otherwise, the token used is the GITHUB_TOKEN, instead of your personal token
        fetch-depth: 0 # otherwise, you will failed to push refs to dest repo
    - name: Create local changes
      run: |
    - name: Commit files
      run: |
        git config --local ""
        git config --local "GitHub Action"
        git commit -m "Add changes" -a
    - name: Push changes
      uses: ad-m/github-push-action@master
        github_token: ${{ secrets.GITHUB_TOKEN }}
        branch: ${{ github.ref }}


github_tokenstringToken for the repo. Can be passed in using ${{ secrets.GITHUB_TOKEN }}.
branchstringDestination branch to push changes. Can be passed in using ${{ github.ref }}.
forcebooleanfalseDetermines if force push is used.
tagsbooleanfalseDetermines if --tags is used.
directorystring‘.’Directory to change to before pushing.
repositorystring''Repository name. Default or empty repository name represents current github repository. If you want to push to other repository, you should make a personal access token and use it as the github_token input.


The Dockerfile and associated scripts and documentation in this project are released under the MIT License.

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