Basic instructions for GitHub pages are here.

  1. Learn how to use a good text editor. Good choices:
  2. Download and install Git for Windows.
  3. Download and run the latest Ruby+Devkit from Ruby Installer.
  4. Download a copy of the simple-pages repository and rename it to your own project’s name.
  5. In the project folder, run update.bat. This will take a few minutes to download and build various Ruby packages from the Internet.
  6. Run server.bat.

A browser tab should open with a preview of your new site! Next you can customize your site with _config.yml and and start writing posts.