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Development Tools Creating a Project Pages Site

1 Answer

Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly
33,990 Points

The default branch is your main branch. Here the default branch is your master branch. A protected branch is a branch that has a number of protections in place for example, commits cannot be forced pushed to it or it cannot be deleted. In this scenario gh-pagesis a branch that you can push changes that you would like to appear on your github page :)

Aakash Srivastav
Aakash Srivastav
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 11,625 Points

So a "protected branch" is apart from these two branches? Actually I have my my "master branch" as the proctected branch. Is that right?