Magento Configuration

Magento 2 Gitignore File: How to Optimize & Add to Your Repo

Most developers have found Git an integral tool when working on any software development project, large or small. This version control system helps keep track of all code changes and creates an effective environment for the team to work on the same project simultaneously. However, as the project grows, keeping the repository clean and tidy with thousands of files becomes difficult. And here’s where the gitignore file comes into play.

This tutorial describes a workflow for skipping unnecessary files and folders while storing the Magento 2 eCommerce platform in the Git repository. Due to common rules, these instructions apply to any other system.