I will actively use my new GitHub account in the near future. In addition I will try to publish a new blogpost now and then on this site.
This blogpost describes the steps to set up GitHub Pages for an user or an organization.
- Create a new GitHub repository named
[USERNAME].github.com, e.g. if the GitHub username is FlorianWolters, the name of the repository has to be
- (optional but recommended) Install Jekyll on your local computer to test your GitHub Pages before commiting them. Jekyll requires an installed Ruby environment installed on your local computer.
- Create a layout and content in your favourite Markdown syntax (see the Jekyll documentation for further information).
- Add a
.gitignorefile that ignores the
_sitedirectory that is created by Jekyll.
- Commit all files of the site into the
masterbranch of the GitHub repository
- Push the commit to the GitHub repository.
Another blogpost will follow soon, after the release of my first component for the dynamic scripting language PHP.