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Path Exclusions for Local Connect

Local excludes certain files, folders (aka paths) when pushing or pulling a site. These exclusions are in place for security, performance, or reliability of Local Connect.

Local excludes these paths relative to your site’s root:

  • .connect-manifest.json
  • .connect-pull.sql
  • .connect-push.sql
  • .fw-config.php
  • .well-known
  • flywheel-config
  • index.php
  • license.txt
  • local-phpinfo.php
  • readme.html
  • wp-activate.php
  • wp-admin
  • wp-blog-header.php
  • wp-comments-post.php
  • wp-config-sample.php
  • wp-config.php
  • wp-cron.php
  • wp-includes
  • wp-links-opml.php
  • wp-load.php
  • wp-login.php
  • wp-mail.php
  • wp-settings.php
  • wp-signup.php
  • wp-trackback.php
  • xmlrpc.php
  • wp-content/upgrade
  • wp-content/index.php
  • wp-content/plugins/index.php
  • wp-content/themes/index.php

Local excludes every occurrence of these paths within your site:

  • .DS_Store
  • .git
  • .idea
  • .env
  • .svn
  • node_modules

Special exclusions based on regex patterns:

  • local-adminer-*.php