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Git only cloning my README.md file and nothing else.

For some reason, when I am cloning a repository all of my files are not brought over, just my README.md file.

You can see a test I did here:

http://cl.ly/3n2c0r1R3L39

Am I missing something?

2 Answers

Did you add files 1-3 to your repo? Check if they are being tracked with git status.

That was is it. Simple mistake I hopefully won't do again. :)

Thank you!

Nina Lee
Nina Lee
14,670 Points

Check the status to see which files are not on stage

git status

and then add all files in the project folder

git add -A

or you can add specific file

git add filename

then you can make commit and push