Git Ignoring Files and Folders Prefilled .gitignore Templates


Example

If you are unsure which rules to list in your .gitignore file, or you just want to add generally accepted exceptions to your project, you can choose or generate a .gitignore file:

Many hosting services such as GitHub and BitBucket offer the ability to generate .gitignore files based upon the programming languages and IDEs you may be using:

GitHub .gitignore dropdown