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GitHub Pages

Posted by admin on December - 19 - 2016

Github pages provide the hosting for the user’s designed personal, organisation, or project pages in the github repository. Users can able to create and publish their Github pages online using the Jekyll Theme Chooser. If users prefer to work localy they can have to use the GitHub Desktop or command line.

Creating a GitHub Pages site with the Jekyll Theme Chooser:

Users can create a Pages in new or existing site repository with the Jekyll Theme Chooser. Users can change your theme using the theme selector at anytime. After creating the site with the Jekyll Theme Chooser, then user can customize their site.

Jekyll Theme Chooser with a new repository:

Create a new repository with a README. Your new repository can be public or private. If your repository is private, your published site is still public.

To create a User or Organization Pages site, user should name thier repository like username.github.io, using the name of the user or organization that owns the repository. If you choose a different repository name, then the Jekyll Theme Chooser automatically creates a Project Pages site for you.

Steps:

  • Repository settings button, Under your repository name, click Settings.
  • Choose a theme in repository settings, Under “GitHub Pages“, click and Choose a theme.
  • Select a theme from other theme options, On the theme selection page, review the theme options. To choose a theme, click the theme you want and then click Select theme.
  • Cancel link when editing a file, After selecting a Jekyll theme, you will be prompted to edit your site’s README.md file. Click Cancel to edit it later. If you would like to edit it now.
  • Under your Repository settings button, Under your repository name, click To preview your site, under “GitHub Pages” click the URL to your GitHub Pages site.

 

Steps to Using the Jekyll Theme Chooser with an existing repository:

  • Navigate to your GitHub Pages site’s repository.
  • Under your repository name, click Settings.
  • Under “GitHub Pages”, click Choose a theme.
  • On the theme selection page, review your theme options. To choose a theme, click the theme you want and then click Select theme.
  • Under your repository name, click Settings.
  • To preview your site, under “GitHub Pages” click the URL to your GitHub Pages site.

 

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