Unable to connect to github.com

Example Code to run Git config global URL from git://github.com to https://github.com git config --global url.https://github.com/.insteadOf git://github.com/ This replaces git: to https: Solution to Issues such as bower install stops with error : fatal: unable to connect to github.com

GitIgnore Directory

.gitignore Directory Example Directory name : uploads Ignoring ALL folders and files # .gitignore uploads Result: # Will Ignore /uploads # directory /uploads # file /example/path/uploads # directory /example/path/uploads # file Ignoring only the Root Directory The correct syntax for that is to put leading and trailing slash: # .gitignore /uploads/ Result: # will ignore … Continued