Article version: Enterprise Server 2.17
Creating and deleting branches within your repository
You can create or delete branches directly on GitHub Enterprise.
Creating a branch
On GitHub Enterprise, navigate to the main page of the repository.
Optionally, if you want to create your new branch from a branch other than the default branch for the repository, click NUMBER branches then choose another branch:
Click the branch selector menu.
Type a unique name for your new branch, then select Create branch.
Deleting a branch
You can't delete a branch if it's currently associated with an open pull request.
- On GitHub Enterprise, navigate to the main page of the repository.
- Above the list of files, click NUMBER branches.
- Scroll to the branch that you want to delete, then click .
For more information, see "About branches."