jekyll: Quick Start Jekyll static-website

This post is consist of 3 steps to describe how to use jekyll to create static webisite rather quickly.

1. Installing some gems you will need.

Create a Gemfile:

$ vi /path/to/your/static-website/Gemfile

And, fill up it with the following text.

source ''

gem 'jekyll'

Run bundle install.

$ cd /path/to/your/static-website/
$ bundle install --path vendor/bundle

2. Create new static-site with a built-in template

$ cd /path/to/your/static-website/
$ bundle exec jekyll new yourprojectnameishere

3. Run built-in server in order to check your new static site

$ cd /path/to/your/static-website/
$ bundle exec jekyll serve --port 8080

Finally, access to http://localhost:4040/ on your web browser.


That’s all.