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Getting started

Getting started

To start, first fork the repository or download the zip file. If forked, clone the repository on your machine.

Then edit following fields in _config.yml:

  • url
  • name
  • description
  • google_verification [Optional]

Note: To test changes locally you’ll need to install Jekyll and Bundler gem locally. Assuming that you have already installed Ruby.

$ gem install jekyll bundler
$ cd /path/to/repository/locally
$ bundle install
$ bundle exec jekyll serve

This will start a server locally which by default will listen in port 4000. To test open browser and go to localhost:4000.


To add posts on the blog .md files following Jekyll posts naming scheme. Basic post file looks like this:

layout: post
title: Sample post

Your article here


To change colors on the template edit _sass/_config.scss file.


To edit navigation bar, edit _data/navigation.yml file.


Once you are satisfied by all the changes and added your articles locally, push changes to github.