Hello, Minima! Theme - Get Started in 60 Seconds
Setup Jekyll with GitHub Pages in 60 seconds using Minima - the gem-packaged theme.
Step 1 - Create the Jekyll Configuration / Settings File
Add your site title e.g. Your Site Title and let's use the minima theme
title: Your Site Title theme: minima
Step 2 - Create the Index Page
Add your index (front) page with a page title e.g. Welcome and using the default layout (built into Mimina and ready-to-use "out-of-the-gem"):
--- title: Welcome layout: default --- Hello, Minima!
That's it. Ready for serving.
Go on GitHub in your repos Settings tab to the GitHub Pages sections and pick Use the master branch in Select Source. Save. Enjoy. Happy Jekylling!
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Bonus - Q: Can I Use my Own Styles / Design / Theme? A: Hello, Jekyll! Theme - Get Started in 60 Seconds, The Blank Page Edition
To start from scratch with no styles (that is, a blank page / site) see the Hello, Jekyll! Theme - Get Started in 60 Seconds repo.
See the Dr. Jekyll's Themes directory.
The Hello, Minima! theme is dedicated to the public domain. Use it as you please with no restrictions whatsoever.
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