Github & Jekyll, Websites Made Easy

GitHub provides more than just a repository for your software projects. It can host websites from your GitHub account. If a simple static website is what you need, then GitHub Pages is the right place to start. The good news you don’t need to write in HTML syntax. It fully supports a static site generator known as Jekyll. These are some of the benefits that you can take advantage.

  • Write a static page quickly using Markdown, which is simpler than using HTML syntax.
  • Generates a new site quickly using Jekyll Themes.
  • Simplified build process for your GitHub Pages.

The first step is to create your first GitHub Pages online. It is more efficient to work from local. Otherwise, you’ll need to commit everytime you make changes to your site. Follow this step-by-step process to set up your programming environment and starts your first build process. Default URL provided by GitHub Pages is in the form, but it allows to use your own domain name such as The configuration can be easily done from your GitHub account.