Clément Hélardot
January 17, 2022
Host your website on Github Pages
1min read

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 named and make it public. In my case, the repo must be named .

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.

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  • 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
  • Finally push with git push -u origin main

Wait for a minute or so, and go to the following url : and 🎉 your website appears.

The website


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Ludivine Achouri

Passionate web developer from France


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