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Deploying branches

Each of an application’s VIP Platform environments can track its own specific branch of the application’s wpcomvip GitHub repository.

When Default Deployment is enabled for a WordPress or Node.js environment:

Branch protection rules

By default, all wpcomvip GitHub repositories are set up with basic branch protection rules. These include a rule to prevent a branch from being deleted, and a rule to prevent force-pushes for all non-Admin users. Only GitHub users with Admin permissions have the ability to modify the branch protections rules. For more information, review GitHub’s documentation on Managing a branch protection rule.

Last updated: June 25, 2024

Relevant to

  • Node.js
  • WordPress