In a project you’ll reach at a certain point the need to start working on a new major version of your application, lets say version 2. Then you’ll probably want the current master to move to a branch with a name like “1.x” and from then on the master branch will contain version “2.x”.

To accomplish this, you’ll have to do some simple steps. I assume you already have a Git clone on your computer, go to the root directory of your clone and make sure you are in the master branch.

git branch -a

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