Make beautiful blogs with just markdown files!
Make your own blog using just MD files
(Yes, no need to learn html coding to make your own blog.)
Make sure you have
- A repl.it account (Preferred)
- A Github account
Make a new Github Repository, and preferrably keep it empty.
Import the Repo to Repl.it
Inside of your
index.mdfile, add this code -
--- title: BLOG TITLE HERE ---
Now, add a
Add this code to it and edit as necesary
theme: minima title: My Blog author: <ur name> email: <ur email> description: > description here # social links github_username: <username here> # DO NOT include the @ character, or else the build will fail! show_excerpts: true # set to false to remove excerpts on the homepage
github_username is not required.
Make a folder called
- This is where your posts will go
Add this file to it -
Add this base code to it
--- title: "Post Title" date: 2020-12-19 --- ___ ### Post Title ___ content here
Now commit changes. Repeat these steps every time you make a new post.
Commit all of your changes to Github.
Go to Github Settings
- Scroll Down, to Gitub Pages
Select branch as main, and folder as /(root)
Then, wait for a few minutes. If you check back later, it should be green and it will show you a link to your blog.
To add a post, repeat above post steps, site automatically updates.
To use a custom domain
To use a custom domain, add a file called
CNAME. The CNAME file should have only your domain. When setting up the domain, set the
CNAME DNS Record as <github username>.github.io
Hope this helped!