Despite git being a common practice in software development, WordPress didn’t use git until today. A few hours ago, WP Engine announced in their blog that they have launched seamless git integration for WordPress developers. Using git can give WordPress’ version control a breath of fresh air.
With that, WP Engine has a guided documentation on how you can create you initial repository based on their built-in snapshot feature. Developers that didn’t use version control will get up to speed quicker thanks to git.
Those familiar with git, on the other hand, can benefit from push-to-deploy, and it operates the same manner GitHub and BitBucket has only that it is integrated directly to your local install to your hosting environment.
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