Build a Website with GitHub Pages and Jekyll
With GitHub pages and Jekyll you can quickly create and publish a website for free! It is an ideal solution for creating a simple project, personal site, or blog to highlight your academic work or organization.
This workshop will introduce the basics of using free hosting from GitHub Pages which is integrated with the popular static website generator Jekyll. You will learn how to set up a project repository, write content in Markdown, and publish your site, all using GitHub’s user friendly web interface. Advanced usage of Jekyll for local web development is introduced final section.
This workshop partners well with Get Git, which is offered earlier in the semester. Experience with HTML will be helpful, but not necessary.