This community-built FAQ covers the “Create A GitHub Account” exercise from the lesson “Deploy Your Website to GitHub Pages”.
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Deploy a Website
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I followed the exercise exactly but when I try to view my website at https://username.github.io (using my username I get a 404 error.
I must be doing some sort of basic mistake< did anyone have the same problem and solved it?
You can follow this youtube video to get a better visual for the steps. It should work. The only difference now is that the word “master” in Github has been changed to “main”:
However, I ran into another problem. My other projects will not deploy to pages. Only this first project. I have no idea why.
I’m running into a similar problem. I think the codecademy tutorial is out of date, can anyone confirm?
Same problem here. Solution: after I chose a theme my page was published as intended.
Within the codecademy tutorial check out the troubleshoot section and make sure you follow both steps (i.e. choose source and theme).
I cannot seem to figure out how to add the theme. Can you help?
Hi there. I have been trying to publish my locally developed websites on github pages for a while and although websites are in fact live, it always leads me to the readme file instead of rendering the actual website content. Can anyone guide me where am I going wrong?
Hi. Does it usually take a few minutes for it to be published online?