How to create empty commits to test CI & CD or anything else?

Sometimes we need to make empty commits on some testing branch so that we can trigger various kinds of things like Jenkins build etc. So, here the way to make an empty commit which will trigger a push event on GitHub/GitLab, etc. This is more convenient than adding spaces to your file.

git commit --allow-empty -m "Trigger Jenkins Build"

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