We're making it easier to publish a website with GitHub Pages. Now you can select a source in your repository settings and GitHub Pages will look for your content there.

Screenshot of Repository Settings - GitHub Pages - Source

1. Selecting **master branch** will publish your site from the `master` branch. This is useful for repositories dedicated to website content. 2. Selecting **master branch /docs folder** will publish from the `/docs` folder of your `master` branch. This lets you maintain documentation and code together on one branch, and open source maintainers can accept contributions for both in a single pull request.

Rest assured that existing project pages which use a gh-pages branch will keep working just like before, as will user and organization pages published from the master branch.

Check out the documentation to learn more.

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