I spent some time today moving to this setup. This post and the links contained within, were a great help. It feels right to have the files live in their natural location without the need for symlinks for the purpose of version control.
17th January 2020
22nd November 2019
Git is hard: screwing up is easy, and figuring out how to fix your mistakes is fucking impossible.
This is useful when deploying to WP Engine's Git whilst ensuring our repository's master branch is kept up-to-date. Relying on the developer to remember two pushes is a potential blindspot of the standard workflow.