In this course, use GitHub to store the site files and serve as the starting point for the deployment pipeline. Learn how to create a new repository on GitHub and push up your existing project files.
- [Narrator] GitHub is an online hosting service…for Git repositories.…You'll use it to store your project files…and to kick off automated deployments.…If you don't already have a GitHub account,…sign up to create one.…I'll login to my existing account.…Once you're signed in, click the plus icon…on the top right to create a new repository.…I like naming the repository after the domain name…that I'm planning on using for the site,…but you can name it whatever you want.…I'll call mine awesomestaticsites.com.…
Choose public for the repository type…and then don't bother initializing it…with anything, just go ahead and create the repository.…Now you need to push your local Git files up to GitHub.…If you haven't done this before,…the easiest way to do it is,…make sure HTTPS is selected at the top…and then under push an existing repository…from the command line, just copy the first line here,…the git remote add line.…I'll copy that to the clipboard.…And then in PowerShell, inside of my project folder,…I'll paste this in, git remote add origin.…
- Advantages of static sites
- Installing Jekyll and Git
- Creating a new Jekyll site
- Installing themes
- Adding posts, pages, and static content
- Setting up for deployment with GitHub, Travis CI, Node, and npm
- Deploying to FTP, AWS, and Netlify
- Adding a custom, secure domain
Skill Level Beginner
1. How Static Sites Work
2. Set Up Jekyll
3. Build a Website
4. Prepare for Publishing
5. Deploy via FTP
6. Deploy to AWS
7. Deploy with Netifly
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