Deploying Jekyll with plugins to GitHub Pages

… was not that easy, as I thought in my last post, because GitHub Pages do not allow any custom plugins!. So I came up with the following strategy also used by Octopress and well described from Ixti:

  1. First create a scecond branch called e.g. source
  2. and make it default at GitHub Repository.

That way you can compile locally and publish your site to the master branch, which leaves you version control under the source branch.

Ixti has also a nice implementation for publishing, so you can do $ rake publish.

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