Add files to the staging area

Isabelle Viktoria Maciohsek · Git, Commit · Apr 13, 2021

Adds files to the staging area.

  • Use git add <pathspec> to add files to the staging area.
  • <pathspec> can be a filename or a fileglob.
git add <pathspec>
git add "30seconds.txt"
# Add the file `30seconds.txt` to the staging area

git add src/*.json
# Add all files with a `.json` extension in the `src` directory

git add .
# Adds all changes to the staging area

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