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Pro Tip - Check Your Git Settings

Last updated: Jul 06, 2017
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Original date: Jul 06, 2017

Here’s a few pro tips for everyone:

  • Git does not have a command to set both user name and author at the same time.
  • Before you submit a pull request on GitHub (or your favorite open source contribution platform), make sure you’ve used Git’s username and email setting commands correctly.

Pay heed, otherwise, you’ll end up with an author line like this…

Author: Daniel Lakes <Daniel Lakes>