Getting started with Jekyll
So you want to get started with Jekyll?
Well, you’ve come to the right place. This post will walk
you through the steps to get you going if you’re new to
Jekyll and want to get it up and running with a clean
We recommend if you’re brand new to Jekyll though you use our other instructions that utilize this site as a template for you to build your own site, complete with theme and sample content.
First, you’ll need to install Jekyll. You can do this by running the following command:
1 gem install jekyll
Create a New Site
Now that you have Jekyll installed, you can create a new site. To do this, run the following command:
1 jekyll new my-awesome-site
Serve Your Site
Now that you have a site, you can serve it locally. To do this, run the following command:
1 2 cd my-awesome-site jekyll serve
Make Some Changes
Now that you have a site, you can make some changes. To do
this, open the
file in your favorite text editor and make some changes.
Commit Your Changes
Now that you have made some changes, you can commit them. To do this, run the following command:
1 2 git add . git commit -m "Made some changes"
Push Your Changes
Now that you have committed your changes, you can push them. To do this, run the following command:
1 git push origin master
And that’s it! You’ve now got a Jekyll site up and running. You can now make some changes and push them to GitHub Pages.