Publish local repository to Github using https

Follow below steps to push local repository to github

Step#1.

Create new empty repository on github https://github.com/new
Please make sure you do not select Initialize this repository with a README checkbox

Step#2.

If you want to create new local repository

echo "# any comment you want to add" >> README.md
git init
git add .
#git add README.md  # this works as well
git commit -m "first commit"
git remote add origin https://github.com/XXX-your-username-XXX/XXX-your-repo-name-XXX.git
git push -u origin master 

Last step will ask you for  Github userid and password.
It will take some time to upload your changes to github depending on size of your changes. Once this is completed, go yo github and verify.

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