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.ignore 4.x

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.ignore is a plugin for:

  • .bzrignore (Bazaar)
  • .chefignore (Chef)
  • .cfignore (CloudFoundry)
  • .cvsignore (Cvs)
  • .boringignore (Darcs)
  • .deployignore (DeployHQ)
  • .dockerignore (Docker)
  • .ebignore (ElasticBeanstalk)
  • .eleventyignore (Eleventy)
  • .eslintignore (ESLint)
  • .flooignore (Floobits)
  • ignore-glob (Fossil)
  • .gitignore (Git)
  • .gcloudignore (GoogleCloud)
  • .helmignore (Kubernetes Helm)
  • .jpmignore (Jetpack)
  • .jshintignore (JSHint)
  • .hgignore (Mercurial)
  • .mtn-ignore (Monotone)
  • .nodemonignore (Nodemon)
  • .npmignore (Npm)
  • .nuxtignore (NuxtJS)
  • .openapi-generator-ignore (OpenAPI Generator)
  • .p4ignore (Perforce)
  • .prettierignore (Prettier)
  • .ignore (Sourcegraph)
  • .stylelintignore (StyleLint)
  • .stylintignore (Stylint)
  • .swagger-codegen-ignore (SwaggerCodegen)
  • .terraformignore (Terraform)
  • .tfignore (TF)
  • .tokeignore (Tokei)
  • .upignore (Up)
  • .vercelignore (Vercel)
  • .yarnignore (Yarn)

files in your project. It supports the following IDEs:

  • Android Studio
  • AppCode
  • CLion
  • GoLand
  • IntelliJ IDEA
  • PhpStorm
  • PyCharm
  • RubyMine
  • WebStorm
  • DataGrip


  • Files syntax highlight
  • Templates filtering and selecting in rules generator by name and content
  • User custom templates
  • Show ignored files by specified Gitignore file (right-click on .gitignore file)
  • Create a file in the currently selected directory
  • Generate Gitignore rules basing on GitHub's templates collection
  • Add a selected file/directory to Gitignore rules from the popup menu
  • Suggesting .gitignore file creation for a new project
  • Entries inspection (duplicated, covered, unused, incorrect syntax, relative entries) with quick-fix actions
  • Comments and brackets support
  • Navigation to entries in Project view
  • Renaming entries from a dot-ignore file
  • Close opened ignored files action
  • Custom user templates with import/export features

Supported IDEs

Since v4.0.0, .ignore plugin updates will be delivered only to the latest stable IDE version.

No worries! It means .ignore for all IDE version from before - 139-193 - will be frozen at v3.x.x.


  • Using IDE built-in plugin system:
    • Preferences > Plugins > Browse repositories... > Search for ".ignore" > Install Plugin
  • Manually:
    • Download the latest release and install it manually using Preferences > Plugins > Install plugin from disk...

Restart IDE.


  1. Generate a new file and templates usage

    To generate new ignore file, just click on File > New or use Alt + Insert shortcut and select .ignore file element.

    Generate new file

  2. Support for typing new rules, linking rules with matched files

    Support for typing new rules

  3. Code inspections

    Code inspections covers few cases:

    • duplicated entries (checks if entry is defined more than once)
    • covered entries - entry is covered by more general one
    • unused entries
    • incorrect syntax (regexp rules)
    • relative entries

    Code inspections