So I decided to use Octopress for all sorts of wonderful reasons…simple to setup, free to host on Github, looks nice, writing entries like I write code.
Here’s what I did to get it working (assumes you have the basics installed):
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Since Github Pages are so awesome, I decided to go with that for my “hosting”
After creating a repo
zhubert.github.com I ran the initial setup:
Using the full
firstname.lastname@example.org:zhubert/zhubert.github.com.git when asked for a URL.
Then I modified my
_config.yml to have
www.zhubert.com for a URL and then made a CNAME file:
Now I could build my initial pages
And commit everything in Git.
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Next, I had to tell Namecheap the score by setting:
And that’s the basics for getting setup with Github Pages and Octopress.