After creating a release, you may need to change its attributes or delete it altogether.

Editing a release

You can edit several parts of a Release from the Release edit page.

  1. On GitHub, navigate to the main page of the repository.

  2. Under your repository name, click Releases. Releases tab

  3. On the Releases page, to the right of the release you want to edit, click Edit. Release edit button

  4. On the Release edit page, you can:

    • Select a new tag from the tag dropdown.
    • Edit the release's title.
    • Edit the release's description.
    • Add a binary file.
    • Mark the release as a pre-release.

Deleting a release

Tip: You must delete all binary files attached to a release before you can delete the release.

  1. On GitHub, navigate to the main page of the repository.

  2. Under your repository name, click Releases. Releases tab

  3. On the Release page, click the name of the release you wish to delete. Release name link

  4. In the upper-right corner of the page, click Delete. Release delete button