How to Host Files on Github

It is easy to turn your Github into a file repository. You can upload files from the browser and you can add collaborators so they can also upload files to a common repository. The files are public so anyone can download them with a direct URL.

Step 1: Go to github.com and sign-up for a free account, if you don’t have one. Choose the free plan as that’s all we need for hosting our files.

Step 2: Click the “New Repository” button, or go to github.com/new, to create a new repository for hosting your files. You can think of a repository as a folder on your computer

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Step 3: Give your Github repository a name and a description and click the Create button. It helps to have a description as it will help others discover your files on the web.

Step 4: Your repository will initially be empty. click the upload button on the next screen to initialize the repository.

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Step 5: .Add files to the repository and click on commit changes.

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To add more files click on upload the files and click on commit changes.

For example, this is the repository >> https://github.com/vrc-vinodh/HostedMyFiles we have created.

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