Make the git folder where your projects will be stored and updated.

git init

Pull in files/folders/changes to the git staging folder.

git add .

Get read to push your fist commit - Set up a comment (First commit)

git commit -m "First commit"

One more step to push your changes

git remote add origin remote repository URL

Finally push your changes. (origin: the url to your repository) - (master: The branch you want to use)

git push origin master

Create a new branch.

git checkout -b amend-my-name

Change to an existing branch.

git checkout master

Check what branch you are using. (the one with the * is the current)

git branch

If you have added new files/folders re-run.

git add .

Add a description of/for your change.

git commit -m "added my github name"

Finally push your changes. (origin: the url to your repository) - (amend-my-name: The branch you want to use)

git push origin amend-my-name