By default “git branch” will list all of your local branches with an asterisk in front of the current branch. We can remove the asterisk and list only the branch names by adding the “format” parameter.
When using Git version 2.27.0 or higher running the command ‘git pull’ will display, “warning: Pulling without specifying how to reconcile divergent branches is discouraged. You can squelch this message by running one of the following commands sometime before your next pull”.
I use Git in both my personal and professional life. Depending on the context, I want to use different contact information. This is how I set this up on my machine.
In Git 2.28 you can change the default branch name from ‘master’ to whatever you want (the name ‘main’ seems to be a popular choice). This is the command to run to add this to your configuration.
As a developer, I spend a lot of time going back and forth between the command line and Jira tickets. I realized that since I always include the Jira ticket identifier (e.g. `sf-123`) in the branch name (in a reliable position), I could write a git alias to open the corresponding URL. This is how I implemented this behavior.
Code to add a custom column to the WP Admin Posts listing page.
A non-breaking space has a unicode value of `U+00A0` (a normal space has a unicode value of `U+0020`). This is how I add this character.