How to Remove & Forget Gitignored Files from a Git Repo

Forget Gitignored Files

If you have already been working in your git repository before you realized that you needed to add something to your .gitignore file, you may have found that it’s not as simple as updating your .gitignore file anymore.  The tracked files that you just decided to ignore won’t just magically stop tracking and disappear from git, oh no.

Luckily, it is actually very simple to accomplish this with just a couple commands. Continue reading How to Remove & Forget Gitignored Files from a Git Repo