Here's how to remove a local Git branch.
# Delete a local branch # -d is a shorthand for --delete git branch -d your-branch-name # Deleted branch your-branch-name (was f9b622c). # Force delete a local branch (regardless of the branch merge status) # -D is a shorthand for --delete --force git branch -D your-branch-name # Deleted branch your-branch-name (was f9b622c).
Remember that you will also have to delete the Git branch from your remote repository as a separate step.
Here's how to remove a remote Git branch without using an app or a website user interface, say, GitHub or GitLab.
# Delete a remote Git Branch (assuming your remote is called origin) git push origin --delete your-branch-name # To bitbucket.org:nonoesp/some-repo.git # - [deleted] your-branch-name