With my transition from developing plugins for Wordpress to developing them for ClassicPress I have started to use GitHub (on which I will soon be writing a series). One problem I’ve noticed is that when uploading folders which are GitHub repositories, the GitHub files and folders are also uploaded.
However, this does not need to be the case. To prevent GitHub repository files and folders being uploaded, you can change a setting in FileZilla. To do this, click the View menu and select Directory listing filters:
Mark the Source control directories and click OK:
With this setting in place, GitHub files and folders will no longer be uploaded when you transfer files.