In this tutorial, we use Travis CI to deploy Github Pages. It is free for open source repository, meaning your repository’s
master branch has to be public. Please skip to the Private repository section if you prefer to keep the repo private, or prefer not to upload your source folder to GitHub.
- Create a repo named username.github.io, where username is your username on GitHub. If you have already uploaded to other repo, rename the repo instead.
- Push the files of your Hexo folder to the repository. The
public/folder is not (and should not be) uploaded by default, make sure the
public/line. The folder structure should be roughly similar to this repo, without the
- Add Travis CI to your account.
- Go to Applications settings, configure Travis CI to have access to the repo.
- You’ll be redirected to Travis page.
- On a new tab, generate a new token with repo scopes. Note down the token value.
- On the Travis page, go to your repo’s setting. Under Environment Variables, put GH_TOKEN as name and paste the token onto value. Click Add to save it.
.travis.ymlfile to your repo (alongside _config.yml & package.json) with the following content:
- 10 # use nodejs v10 LTS
- master # build master branch only
- hexo generate # generate static files
- Once Travis CI finish the deployment, the generated pages can be found in the
gh-pagesbranch of your repository
- In your GitHub repo’s setting, navigate to “GitHub Pages” section and change Source to gh-pages branch.
- Check the webpage at username.github.io.
Note - if you specify a custom domain name with a
CNAME, you need to add the
CNAME file to the
If you prefer to have a project page on GitHub:
- Navigate to your repo on GitHub. Go to the Settings tab. Change the Repository name so your blog is available at username.github.io/repository, repository can be any name, like blog or hexo.
- Edit your _config.yml, change the
root:value to the
/<repository>/(must starts and ends with a slash, without the brackets).
- Commit and push.
The following instruction is adapted from one-command deployment page.
Add the following configurations to _config.yml, (remove existing lines if any)
# example, https://github.com/hexojs/hexojs.github.io
hexo clean && hexo deploy.
Check the webpage at username.github.io.