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Ethan • Edited on

Just start with a free theme from the internet to get up and running quickly (just search "free Jekyll themes"). As time passes, you will find yourself rewriting half the code anyway and adding a heap of stuff.

You can see my blog now vs. the original theme — although I changed a lot behind the scenes SEO and performance-wise as well as the visible changes

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Brandon Burzon

That looks really good! Are you still on Github Pages using Jekyll? 😄

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Ethan

Pretty much! I'm still using Jekyll, still using the same original theme – although now I've changed so much of it that it's almost completely different! 😅

Now I use Netlify to host my blog (also free), but the code is still taken from the GitHub repository.

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Brandon Burzon

That's awesome! Thanks for sharing.