Cannot push to GitHub - keeps saying need merge

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Hi Guys,

I am new to Github. I am trying to push my code to Github. But it is showing me the below error.

 ! [rejected]        master -> master (non-fast-forward)
error: failed to push some refs to 'git@github.com:519ebayproject/519ebayproject.git'
hint: Updates were rejected because the tip of your current branch is behind
hint: its remote counterpart. Merge the remote changes (e.g. 'git pull')
hint: before pushing again.
hint: See the 'Note about fast-forwards' in 'git push --help' for details.
Jan 4 in Git & GitHub by akhtar
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Hi@akhtar,

You can use the git pull origin master command before you push anything. I assume that you are using the origin as a name for your remote. You need to pull before the push, to make your local repository up-to-date before you push something (just in case someone else has already updated code on github.com). This helps in resolving conflicts locally.

answered Jan 4 by MD
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