Adding a ‘Remote’ to Git

You need to add a ‘remote’ repo to your local git before you can push to it.

Recommended naming conventions for remote repos are:
website-name-build (staging)
website-name-live (live)


  1. Open Terminal
  2. Navigate to local (/sites) repo
  3. Add the remote
    git remote add lanchester-build ssh:// 


For security reasons, you can only ssh to the live server from the office public IP address (

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