This article covers how to use the bash command ls.
If you want to list all of the items in a directory, you can use the ls command.
If I run this command in the root of this blog, I'd get the following:
Note that hidden files & folders, and those that begin with a . will not show in this list.
Showing hidden files/folders
In a git directory, there are often many folders that begin with . (there will be .git at the very least).
These won't appear when using the command by itself.
Also, hidden files and folders won't appear, until you provide the -a (all) parameter:
Showing more detail
To get a more detailed output from the ls command, you can use the -l (long) parameter: