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GitHub Essentials by Achilleas Pipinellis

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Watching a wiki page's commit history and reverting to a previous state if needed

Would you be surprised if you were told that a wiki is essentially a separate Git repository? In the Tips and tricks section, we will see how to clone a wiki locally, make changes, and push back to GitHub.

As with all Git repositories, there are commits and a history log. Each page gets a filtered log of the commits and changes it has undergone. One quick way to access the history log is to click on the revisions link on each page. This can be found under each page title. Take, for example, the Home page which has three revisions:

Another way to view a page's ...

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