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GitHub Action Hero · James Ives and “GitHub Pages Deploy”

GitHub Action Hero · James Ives and “GitHub Pages Deploy”

GitHub Actions gives you the power to automate your workflow. Connect with the tools you know and love. Have more freedom to innovate and be creative. Deploy to any cloud, build containers, automate messages, and lots more. It’s time to take control. There’s lots of amazing Actions built every day. We spoke to some of […]

Michelle Mannering September 25, 2020
HTTPS support available on GitHub Pages with custom domains

HTTPS support available on GitHub Pages with custom domains

All GitHub Pages sites now support HTTPS encryption and are served through a content delivery network for more secure connections and faster load times. Depending on your domain settings, you may need to update your DNS before you see changes. This new functionality is available for our users on the Developer, Team, and Business Cloud […]

GitHub Changelog May 1, 2018
Use any theme with GitHub Pages

Use any theme with GitHub Pages

Several years ago, Jekyll, the open source project that powers GitHub Pages, introduced shared themes. Since then, you have been able to use about a dozen themes to change the look and feel of your GitHub Pages site. Starting today, you can use any of the hundreds of community-curated themes on GitHub.com. To build your […]

Ben Balter November 29, 2017
New theme chooser for GitHub Pages

New theme chooser for GitHub Pages

You can now build a GitHub Pages website with a Jekyll theme in just a few clicks. Create a new GitHub repository or go to an existing one. Open the theme chooser in the GitHub Pages section of your repository settings. Select a theme. Using a Jekyll theme means that your website content lives in […]

Jurgen Leschner December 15, 2016
Publishing with GitHub Pages, now as easy as 1, 2, 3

Publishing with GitHub Pages, now as easy as 1, 2, 3

Publishing a website or software documentation with GitHub Pages now requires far fewer steps — three to be exact: Create a repository (or navigate to an existing repository) Commit a Markdown file via the web interface, just like you would any other file Activate GitHub Pages via your repository’s settings And that’s it — you now […]

Ben Balter December 9, 2016
Relative links for GitHub pages

Relative links for GitHub pages

You’ve been able to use relative links when authoring Markdown on GitHub.com for a while. Now, those links will continue to work when published via GitHub Pages. If you have a Markdown file in your repository at docs/page.md, and you want to link from that file to docs/another-page.md, you can do so with the following […]

Ben Balter December 5, 2016
What’s new in GitHub Pages with Jekyll 3.3

What’s new in GitHub Pages with Jekyll 3.3

GitHub Pages has upgraded to Jekyll 3.3.0, a release with some nice quality-of-life features. First, Jekyll 3.3 introduces two new convenience filters, relative_url and absolute_url. They provide an easy way to ensure that your site’s URLs will always appear correctly, regardless of where or how your site is viewed. To make it easier to use […]

Parker Moore November 2, 2016
GitHub Pages now runs Jekyll 3.2

GitHub Pages now runs Jekyll 3.2

As promised, GitHub Pages has been upgraded to Jekyll 3.2. The move to Jekyll 3.2 brings over 100 improvements including the introduction of Gem-based themes. You can begin using the Minima theme, starting today, by adding theme: minima to your site’s config, a move which eliminates the need to manually copy templates or stylesheets into […]

Ben Balter August 23, 2016
Publish Your Project Documentation with GitHub Pages

Publish Your Project Documentation with GitHub Pages

You might be familiar with how GitHub Pages helps you share your work with the world or maybe you have attended a class that helped you build your first GitHub Pages site. Recent improvements to GitHub Pages have made it easier to publish your site from a variety of sources. One of these sources is […]

Allen Smith August 22, 2016