Creating websites for you and your projects on GitHub is very easy. Also GitHub is powered by Jekyll, which means you can also have your static blog hosted in GitHub is few clicks away!

To geeting started: of cause you should have a GitHub account. Just follow the steps below.

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Creating repository

STEP 1: Create a repository

Head over to GitHub and create a new repository named , where username is your username (or organization name) on GitHub.


STEP 2: Clone the repository

Go to the folder where you want to store your project, and clone the new repository

git clone

STEP 3: Add you website files

Go to the cloned repository folder (e.g. and add your static/jekyll website files

When you are adding jekyll site, ignore the _site folder. As GitHub compiling the jekyll site on server. So it’s not necessary to add the site folder.

STEP 4: Push it

Add, commit, and push your changes

git add --all   
git commit -m "Initial commit"   
git push -u origin master

DONE - Check your website

To check the site, fire up a browser and go to