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Delete all git remote tags
#Delete local tags.
git tag -l | xargs git tag -d
#Fetch remote tags.
git fetch
#Delete remote tags.
git tag -l | xargs -n 1 git push --delete origin
#Delete local tasg.
git tag -l | xargs git tag -d
@Graham-72

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Graham-72 commented Mar 15, 2015

When I tried this from Git Bash on my Windows PC, line 6 was requiring me to log back in to GitHub for each tag. Is there some way to delete all the tags as a batch?

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Graham-72 commented Mar 15, 2015

I have found the answer to my question - set up Git Bash credentials as follows:
Enter username and email with
git config --global user.name "YOUR NAME"
git config --global user.email "YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS"

Then use credential helper with
git config --global credential.helper wincred
git config --global credential.helper store

This last line stores password for use by Git Bash each time one is requested.

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robertmhaas commented Jun 9, 2015

The "-n 1" in the example above does not seem to be necessary, and removing it makes this much faster.

@wickdninja

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wickdninja commented Mar 22, 2017

Confirmed removing -n 1 deletes all tags as a batch which is much faster.

@KSXGitHub

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KSXGitHub commented Apr 13, 2017

What about this?

#Delete local tags.
git tag -d $(git tag -l)
#Fetch remote tags.
git fetch
#Delete remote tags.
git push origin --delete $(git tag -l) # Pushing once should be faster than multiple times
#Delete local tags.
git tag -d $(git tag -l)
@noxify

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noxify commented May 1, 2017

Works perfect @KSXGitHub

@keesdewit82

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keesdewit82 commented Jul 10, 2017

@KSXGitHub works very well!

@wyt

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wyt commented Jun 6, 2018

nice.

@ehimsi

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ehimsi commented Jun 13, 2018

thanks

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