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Use theme gem on GitHub Pages #1339
GitHub Pages has whitelisted the Jekyll Remote Theme plugin which means Minimal Mistakes can finally be used without needing to fork this repo.
This is apparently in beta, but in my testing everything works as expected. To get up in running follow the instructions for the installing the Ruby gem version of the theme, then:
Step 1. Add the following to your
plugins: - jekyll-remote-theme remote_theme: mmistakes/minimal-mistakes
Step 2. Add
I did test it before commenting above. It did not work. Here is the config.yml and the built site.
@vg It works, I just switched my demo site to
You'll notice if you fire up your test repo it'll go from the default skin to dark because it's using the CSS from my test repo, not yours. Change this line to
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Nov 10, 2017
@ldt116 Docs were updated last week. See GitHub Pages compatible method in the Quick Start instructions.
For migration follow the guidelines under "Setup Your Site." You can ignore the Gemfile specific stuff as that only applies to the Ruby gem version.