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The git add command takes a change in the working directory and stages it. It is the precursor to git commit most of the time. Enjoy the guides here!

This is a collection of top and trending guides written by the community on subjects related to Git Add concepts. For all things git, check out the git tag! Please contribute more posts like this to help your fellow developer in need.

🙏 Please Add .gitattributes To Your Git Repository

To add the .gitattributes to the repo first you need to create a file called .gitattributes into the root folder for the repo.

How to add some badges in your git readme (GitHub, Gitlab etc.)

While I published this repo I was looking for some badges to add in my readme. And found some interesting services worth sharing.

How to Add Existing Project to AWS CodeCommit

Simply create new repository by clicking Create repository, add repository name and description(optional) and click Create.

How to add an existing project to GitHub – using the command line

You don’t need to add files already. You can do it after

How to easily add co-authors to you commits

Git mob allows to add co-authors to git commits in an easy way. You can follow these steps to configure it for any repo you want.

How to add GitHub Profile README (new feature)

GitHub released a new feature few days ago: GitHub profile readme! You can now add a readme file to be displayed on your GitHub profile page.

Self Code Review with Git Add Patch

Many options are provided in the "Stage this hunk?" prompt following a git add patch.

Don't use "git add ."

git add -A will stages all changes

git add . will stages new files and modifications, without deletions

git add -u stages modifications and deletions, without new files

How to Add a README to Your GitHub Profile

You can now add a README to your GitHub profile! Think of it like an About Me section for your GitHub.

Stage with confidence using git add -p



Interactively choose hunks of patch between the index and the work tree and add them to the index. This gives the user a chance to review the difference before adding modified contents to the index.

This effectively runs add --interactive, but bypasses the initial command menu and directly jumps to the patch subcommand. See “Interactive mode” for details.

How to add your GitHub activities to your GitHub Profile

Especially if you contribute to open source projects or have published your own, you will always be active on GitHub. You write comments or merge pull requests. Just like blog posts, you can add these activities to your GitHub profile. This gives recruiters and other visitors to your GitHub profile a quick picture of what you've done recently. In this case, we also use GitHub Actions to get there.

git add -pのすゝめ

$ git add -A するな。

force push並の大罪やぞ。悔い改めろ。

Script to check git status, add files, commit and push.

The process of adding and pushing files with git may tend to be boring and repetitive.

Do less with one script, check git status, add files to staging area, commit the staged files with a message, and push with "gscp" script.

Don't copy and paste git changed files path anymore, use 'git add -i'

It's usual to see beginners developers copy and paste paths when they are pushing some change on git repository. A good way to avoid it is use 'git add -i' and select files that you want to add.

git add . vs git add -A

The difference is that git add -A also stages files in higher directories that still belong to the same git repository. Here's an example:

Next step Git for those that already know add and commit

To change the default editor for commit messages to Notepad++, add a [core] section to the config file looking like this.

How to configure Git on Ubuntu and add ssh key to github

It's not cool to needing to login every time that you have to push,actually you can solve it quite easily. You can just add your ssh key to github. Personally I use linux distribution Ubuntu as System Operator.

Happy Git Add coding!