How to create a new blog post

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  1. If you do not have one, create a new account on GitHub (choose the free plan and do not worry about creating a project at the end, but do verify your email address).
  2. Find the _posts folder in the bradford coderdojo github repository
  3. Create a new mark down file.
    Picture showing how to create a new file in github
  4. Call it YYYY-MM-DD- title of the post .md
    Picture showing how to name a new file in github
  5. You can use “Preview changes” to see what the blog will look like.
  6. Use the markdown cheat sheet to add meaning to your content
  7. If you want an image, upload it to a folder under the assets folder. Then use a markdown image to insert it into your blog.
  8. Commit your changes directly to the master branch (go to the bottom of the page) Picture showing commit to master branch