• fix links from pages to posts
  • blog posts need to start with an image; default: photo of the presenter
  • pick and add a favicon/logo
  • add search functionality
  • add a timestamp “last modified: " to template


  • Search: jekyll plugins are generally disabled for github pages, so in particular the search plugin


If your page does not build, you’ll receive an email-notification and the content of the email is also displayed in the repository’s Setting > Options > GitHub Pages. Unfortunately, this is usually quite uninformative. You may have to bundle exec jekyll serve for better information through a local run.