Jekyll for Github Pages
Jekyll is a static site generator that’s perfect for GitHub hosted blogs (Jekyll Repository) Jekyll Now makes it easier to create your Jekyll blog, by eliminating a lot of the up front setup.
- You don’t need to touch the command line
- You don’t need to install/configure ruby, rvm/rbenv, ruby gems :relaxed:
- You don’t need to install runtime dependencies like markdown processors, Pygments, etc
- If you’re on Windows, this will make setting up Jekyll a lot easier
It’s easy to try out, you can just delete your forked repository if you don’t like it
- Read more about Jekyll
- Read this excellent Jekyll Cheatsheet when you are ready
Markdown is a super simple way of creating structured content You edit a Markdown file such as readme.md using teh following syntax:
#symbol for top level heading.
##for second level heading.
###for tertiary heading.
-symbol for a list item.
[name of link](url of link)to create links.
- Put files in a
/filesfolder off of the root of each repository.
- Reference them with links like:
- When you update anything you will have to Commit it to the Repository.
- At the bottom of whatever you are editing you will see a Commit Changes section. Use this to Commit Changes. This will be greyed out until any changes are made.