Now, your pull request will be rejected by GitHub.

How to fix this problem?

Run following command in Terminal to fix your PR.

git config --global push.default upstream

Now push your PR to GitHub again and it will be accepted.


These are some of the most common GitHub issues and their possible solutions. Hope you found this post helpful. If you have any other GitHub issue that is not included in this post, let us know in comments below. Stay tuned for more tutorials on GitHub.

GitHub Basics

: The Most Common Issues

Some of the most common GitHub issues are listed below along with their possible solutions.

What is GitHub?

GitHub is a platform for developers to store, manage, and collaborate on their code. It has major features that allow developers to easily share code with other developers and collaborate on projects. There is also a free plan that allows the user to only have private repositories and read-only access.

GitHub Tutorial: How to Create and Fork Repositories?

This tutorial is going to show you how to create and fork repositories in GitHub.

The first step would be to sign up for a free account with GitHub. Once you have created an account, click the Account button on the top right corner of the page and then click Fork Clone Repository.

Now type in your username or email address and select the repository that you want to fork from. If you don’t see any repositories that are available for forking, you can create a new one by clicking the Create New Fork button. Here, make sure to choose Public so that other people will be able to see your commits as well as follow your repository.

How to open a new issue in GitHub?

1. Click on the Issues tab on the left-hand side of your screen.
2. Click on New Issue from the drop-down menu and then fill out the fields as needed.
3. A Summary text box will appear in which you can write a short description of your issue.
4. Click Create Issue at the bottom of the page to start writing your issue and assign it to yourself, or click New Issue with an existing issue to edit it, assign it to someone else, or close it.

Questions About GitHub


Published on: 01/30/2022 15:15:00 UTC
Last modified on: 08/26/2022 17:35:00 UTC