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Using git to Remotely Install Website Updates

There’s a great recipe for this at Using Git to manage a web site. I thought I’d share my version of it, just slightly modified from the original and HostGator-centric. Even if you’re using shared hosting, you may still be able to use git to remotely install updates to your sites.

I was pleasantly surprised to discover that HostGator DOES include git in it’s shared hosting packages. You’ll need ssh access for this recipe to work — an extra hoop for HostGator customers using shared hosting.

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