How Do You Push a Tag to a Remote Repository Using Git?

Better Stack Team
Updated on June 24, 2024

To push a tag to a remote repository using Git, you can use the git push command along with the --tags option. Here's how:

git push origin <tagname>

Replace <tagname> with the name of the tag you want to push.

For example, if you have a tag named v1.0, you would run:

git push origin v1.0

If you have multiple tags and want to push all of them to the remote repository, you can use the --tags option:

git push origin --tags

This command will push all local tags that don't exist on the remote repository to the remote repository.


  • Make sure you have write permissions to push tags to the remote repository.
  • Pushing tags does not happen automatically when you push commits. You need to explicitly push tags using the git push command.
  • After pushing a tag, it will be available to other users who clone or fetch from the remote repository.
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