Rename a local and remote branch in git

I found this easy-to-read blog on renaming git branches and just had to share…
The code may not render properly on this page, so I suggest you hop on over there and read it.

Multiple States Knowledge Base

If you have named a branch incorrectly AND pushed this to the remote repository follow these steps before any other developers get a chance to jump on you and give you shit for not correctly following naming conventions.

1. Rename your local branch.
If you are on the branch you want to rename:

If you are on a different branch:

2. Delete the old-name remote branch and push the new-name local branch.

3. Reset the upstream branch for the new-name local branch.
Switch to the branch and then:

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