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.
- Selecting master branch will publish your site from the
masterbranch. This is useful for repositories dedicated to website content.
- Selecting master branch /docs folder will publish from the
/docsfolder of your
masterbranch. 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
Check out the documentation to learn more.