Create a Website using GitHub Pages

Learn to create a website using the Jekyll website generator and host it on GitHub.

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Agenda

Using git and Github

  • What is git?
  • What is GitHub?
  • Create a GitHub account
  • Create a repository
  • Clone the repository
  • Edit the README
  • Add and Commit Changes
  • Pushing Changes

Using Jekyll

  • What is Jekyll
  • What is Markdown
  • Creating a website with Jekyll
  • Running a local web server
  • Changing _posts and config.yaml
  • Pushing changes to GitHub
  • Changing Website theme on Github

Resources

Jekyll Quickstart

GitHub

Markdown Cheatsheet

Github Tutorial