How do I properly force a Git push?

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This tutorial will explain how to properly force a Git push.

First, open your terminal and navigate to the directory containing the repository you want to push.

Then, type...

git push origin <your_branch_name> --force

... and press enter. This will delete your previous commit(s) and push your current one.

Alternatively, you can use the short flag -f instead of --force. To do this, follow the same process but with the following code:

git push origin <your_branch_name> -f

If you have a specific repository, you can use the following command to force the push:

git push https://git.... --force` or `git push https://git.... -f