How to Create a New Account with GitHub

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As we mentioned in our Introduction to Git, there are many popular Git hosting solutions available, some proprietary and some free. One of the most popular free Git hosts is GitHub. In this article, we will show you how to create a new account with GitHub, which you can use to host your remote repositories and even host simple websites for your projects.

How to Create a New Account with Github

This articles assumes that you do not have a Github account yet, and you are ready to create one.

  1. proceed to github

    Proceed to Github.com

  2. click sign up

    Click the Sign Up link at the top right

  3. fill in form

    Fill in your desired Username, Email Address, and Password

  4. create an account

    Click Create an account

  5. free account

    To proceed with a free personal account, click Continue

  6. skip this step

    Optional: fill out the survey or click skip this step

Well done. You have successfully created your personal Github account. Now you can begin creating projects and distributing your work. From here, Github will provide links to read documentation or to jump into starting a new project.

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Christopher Maiorana Content Marketing Writer

Christopher Maiorana joined the InMotion community team in 2015 and regularly dispenses tips and tricks in the Support Center, Community Q&A, and the InMotion Hosting Blog.

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