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Ludivine A
Ludivine A

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Host your website on GitHub Pages

Did you know that you can host a website on GitHub, for free ?

No ? Then let me show you.

You need to create a repository that has the following name :

yourUsername.github.io
for me this would be lachouri.github.io, and make it public.

Then, simply to test it, I am going to create an index.html file with a bit of code and I will push it on github.

Simple bit of code

  • Then initialize the repo with git init
  • Create a commit with git add . and git commit -m "First commit" 
  • Create the main branch with git branch -M main
  • Link your local repo to the git repository with git remote add origin https://github.com/yourUsername/yourRepo 
  • Finally push with git push -u origin main

Wait for a minute or so, and go to the following url : https://yourUsername.github.io and 🎉 your website appears.

Website


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