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Alex Houg6,292 Points
Develop Multiple WordPress Websites and Git Usage
I was wondering how I should go about developing multiple websites in WordPress and using Git as the version control system, from what I learned in the module Git makes sense, but I don't know how it handles different projects in my development folder.
Also, do I backup the database using the MySQL workbench and Git that as well?
I want to be able to develop on a desktop or laptop if I have to travel or not for my job.
Sorry this is long-winded. Let me know about your workflow.
Kevin Niedermayr3,072 Points
what do you mean with "multiple websites in WordPress", do you mean multiple WordPress installations with one backend or do you mean different templates?
Git only tracks files/folders you actually add via "git add" if you go to a specific folder like "/localhost/wordpress/wp-content/themes/whateveryourthemeis" you can add every file in that folder into your git repository.
Usually you can track everything you want into git, but the most common use I've seen so far is just coding, maybe also some MySQL stuff but not the whole database.
Hope this helps you a little bit.