I have several repos at github which are about software, but mostly containm mark-down text.

The pages get rendered to nice HTML at github, but the look/layout is not very nice.

Is there a tool to make a simple homepage from mark-down files in a github repo.

I would like to avoid to run a own webserver.

Here are some examples of the pages:

  • Can you elaborate on what exactly you are looking for? Is it static site generators like Jekyll? Nov 20, 2019 at 20:22

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I've been using forestry.io with gatsby and Hugo (static site generators).

You can import your git repo

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Any changes you make into your .md files via forestry's wysiwyg editor are automatically committed to the origin and if you have integrated CI/CD, they are automatically deployed.

To make your page look fancy, I suggest you look into GitHub pages: https://pages.github.com

Depending on your preference, you could also try a few alternatives like:



If you decide to go with forestry, you can fork gitlab's starter pages: https://about.gitlab.com/product/pages/

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