Prior to putting it on GitHub, it has been in a private Bitbucket repository where all code changes and deployment to WordPress plugin subversion (SVN) repository are carried out.
In this article, I will show us how I imported the plugin hosted in a plugin SVN repo. to GitHub with all the tags and commit history preserved.
First off, head over to GitHub and create a repository for the plugin.
You will be redirected to a getting started page as shown in the image below.
Import code button.
Enter the URL of your plugin SVN repo in the text field provided
Begin import button to initiate the process.
In a short while, the plugin SVN repo will be imported over to GitHub with the tags and commit history preserved.