Gatsby starter from a GitHub branch

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If you want to create a new Gatsby project from a specific branch of a repository, the syntax is as follows:

gatsby new gatsby 'https://github.com/GatsbyCentral/gatsby-starter-lumen.git#gatsby-v2'

You append .git#branch-name to the https URL of GitHub repository.

Small trick, but took a while to track down, hope it helps somebody.

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Post last updated: March 30, 2018

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