Themes are a quick and easy way to personalise your site. It can be used to set your site apart from others or simply just tweaking it to your preference. Jekyll comes with a default theme called "minima", luckily we this can be changed. This six steps
Step by step guide to using a remote theme for Jekyll With Github pages:
1. Add jekyll-remote-theme to gemfile
2. In terminal -ensure you're in the directory of your jekyll site- run bundle install
3. Navigate to _config.yml and add - jekyll-remote-theme under plungins:
4. In gemfile add new theme's gem (e.g. gem 'bravissimo', '~> 0.0.24') and run bundle install in terminal
5. Replace theme: in _config.yml with remote_theme: author/theme_name (e.g remote_theme: gunthercox/bravissimo).
6. Run bundle exec jekyll serve
Finally, in browser visit local:4000 to see site live!