Name and email address
Each commit you make has your name and email address attached to it. Git will automatically configure these based on your username and hostname, but this information is usually not a good identifier. It is a good idea to set your real name and email address so that your commits can be identified easily.
git config --global user.name "Your Name" git config --global user.email email@example.com
Global ignore file
Often there are files or directories that you want to ignore in all your Git projects. These are probably created automatically by your IDE, or ‘junk’ files created by the operating system. Here’s a sample global ignore file (I use PhpStorm, which creates an
.idea directory in the root of each project): Continue reading