Tutorial Quick-Start, No Installs Required:

  1. On Github Fork Jekyll Now
  2. In your fork’s settings: Rename your Fork to username.github.io
  3. Give it a few minutes and open a page “https://username.github.io”
Barry Clark Shows You How To Fork and Rename Jekyll Now

Clone your new Project

> git clone git@github.com:<your-id>/<your-id>.github.io.git