Did you know you can host your personal, organization, and project sites on GitHub? With GitHub Pages, you can quickly create a site from your GitHub repositories—a great way to share static content related to your repository like resumes, portfolios, and project blogs.
If you're new to GitHub Pages, or you want to learn how to build and host a GitHub Pages site, you're in the right place. With GitHub Pages, you can host content like documentation, resumes, or any other static content that you’d like.
In this course, you’ll learn how to:
You'll know the answers to questions like:
In this course, you'll build a simple personal blog site with GitHub Pages. You'll be able to add posts and share your blog with anyone.
For this course, you'll need to know how to create a branch on GitHub, commit changes using Git, and open a pull request on GitHub. If you need a refresher on the GitHub flow, check out the Introduction to GitHub course. We'll assume you know what blogs are and how they work.
This is a great beginner course. If you're wanting to run your own blog, personal site, project site, or portfolio, this is the best course for you. This is a wonderful course for students, project maintainers, and small businesses.
Generate a GitHub Pages site with the automatic page generator.
Open a pull request with changes to the homepage.
Merge the pull request that customizes your homepage.
Edit the configuration file to display your information.
Create a new file that will become your first blog post.
Add YAML front matter to the blog post to display the title and date.
Merge the pull request so your blog post will appear on your GitHub Pages site.
All public courses on Learning Lab are free.