Jekyll is fun. And, why should it not be? It provides a way for writing modular HTML with help of Yaml, Markdown and Liquid syntax. Jekyll is definitely worth giving a try!
Jekyll is a blog-aware static-site generator. It can tranform plain text into static websites and blogs. It is simple as there are no databases or security patches to take care of. It takes in Markdown, Liquid and HTML & CSS and outputs ready to deploy static site. You can easily use the ‘GitHub Pages’ free hosting to host your jekyll website.
Jekyll is a Ruby Gem. We need to install Ruby in order to use Jekyll.
To install Ruby and other requirments as per your Operating System follow this detailed guide: https://jekyllrb.com/docs/installation/
This article first appeared on as blog post for Jekyll-Vfolio theme.