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I’ve been using Jekyll on GitHub Pages for my website since 2015.

After a couple people have asked how they can try Jekyll, I created this guide!

Even if you don’t have coding experience, I’ve tried to write this guide so that it’s approachable for everyone. Give it a try, and let me know how it can improve.

Go to the Guide >

Why Get-Started-with-Jekyll?

  1. GitHub pages will host your Jekyll website for free with super-fast servers and CDNs (servers around the world).
  2. Jekyll is a simple yet powerful framework that helps structure a basic HTML site for easy use as a Blog, Portfolio, or any website.
  3. Jekyll on GitHub pages is faster than Wordpress, cheaper than Squarespace, and is more professional than Wix.
  4. Learn the basics below to buy a domain, setup your GitHub pages repo, and start building your Jekyll blog. Go to the guide!


Andrew Paradi Alexander

Andrew Paradi Alexander

I build software platforms to support Square Cash developers, graduated from University of Waterloo, and don't sleep at hackathons.


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