HostGator needs you to use https, not git when cloning or adding submodules

Just a quick note that will hopefully save you some time. If you are trying to clone a GitHub repository using git:// you will run into fatal: unable to connect to You can switch to using the https:// protocol instead.

Further, submodules will need to be called with the git:// protocol as well. This was rather annoying because I had to delete my submodules locally, commit the changes, and re-add the submodule using the https:// protocol.

As annoying as that was to figure out, it’s working now so I’m happy.

You may end up needing a few other resources to figure it all out:


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