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.gitignore for a WordPress theme
# ignore everything in the root except the "wp-content" directory.
/*
!wp-content/
# ignore everything in the "wp-content" directory, except:
# mu-plugins, plugins, and themes directories
wp-content/*
!wp-content/mu-plugins/
!wp-content/plugins/
!wp-content/themes/
# ignore all mu-plugins, plugins, and themes
# unless explicitly whitelisted at the end of this file
wp-content/themes/*
# ignore index.php in plugins folder
wp-content/plugins/index.php
# ignore all files starting with . or ~
.*
~*
# ignore node dependency directories (used by grunt)
node_modules/
# ignore OS generated files
ehthumbs.db
Thumbs.db
# ignore Editor files
*.sublime-project
*.sublime-workspace
*.komodoproject
*.codekit3
# ignore log files and databases
*.log
*.sql
*.sqlite
# ignore compiled files
*.com
*.class
*.dll
*.exe
*.o
*.so
# ignore packaged files
*.7z
*.dmg
*.gz
*.iso
*.jar
*.rar
*.tar
*.zip
# -------------------------
# BEGIN Whitelisted Files
# -------------------------
# track these files, if they exist
!.gitignore
!.editorconfig
!README.md
!CHANGELOG.md
!composer.json
# track these themes
!wp-content/themes/theme_name/
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