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Follow the instructions on the StackBlitz instructions page in this chapter to rename your StackBlitz project and share the link to your app.
To deploy our changes to GitHub pages we will use the angular-cli-ghpages package https://github.com/angular-schule/angular-cli-ghpagesโ€‹
  • You need to install angular-cli-ghpages
  • You need to save the changes you made in the project
  • Run the deploy command

Install angular-cli-ghpages

We'll use an Angular CLI command to add this library to our app and automatically configure the deploy action. Run the following command:
ng add angular-cli-ghpages

Commit the changes

Commit your changes made by adding angular-cli-ghpages by running this command in your project directory.
git add -A && git commit -m "Your Message"
Then run the following command to push the changes
git push

Deploying to GitHub Pages

Run:
ng deploy --base-href="/[your-repo-name]/"
๐Ÿ’ก /[your-repo-name]/ is a placeholder for your github repository name. So if you project has the name https://github.com/myname/ng-girls the value has to be: --base-href="/ng-girls/".
Your app will be available at https://[your-GH-username].github.io/[repo-name]/

Known Issues

Blank screen (and 404 error in DevTools in Browser)

If deploy succedeed but you see blank page in browser you probably used capitalized letters in your repository name. Try to add new repository with only lowercase letters from GitHub website. Later on remove connection to old one from your local files by typing:
git remote rm
in terminal. Add connection to new repository
git remote add origin https://github.com/{YOUR_USERNAME}/{YOUR_REPO}.git
git push -u origin main
And build website again:
ng deploy --base-href="/[your-repo-name]/"

Problem on Windows

On (windows) machines you might run into an issue like the following:
An error occurred!
Error: Unspecified error (run without silent option for detail)
at C:\Users\<myuser>\AppData\Roaming\nvm\v8.9.1\node_modules\angular-cli-ghpages\node_modules\gh-pages\lib\index.js:232:19
at _rejected (C:\Users\<myuser>\AppData\Roaming\nvm\v8.9.1\node_modules\angular-cli-ghpages\node_modules\q\q.js:844:24)
...
Try to debug it with angular-cli-ghpages -S . If you get the following error:
fatal: could not read Username for \'https://github.com\': No error\n',
you can do the following
  1. 1.
    Create a Personal Access Token here: https://github.com/settings/tokensโ€‹
  2. 2.
    Run the following command and replace your token, organization (your user), repository, username and email:
    angular-cli-ghpages --repo=https://<personal-access-token>@github.com/organization/your-repo.git --name="Displayed Username" [email protected]
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Install angular-cli-ghpages
Commit the changes
Deploying to GitHub Pages
Known Issues
Blank screen (and 404 error in DevTools in Browser)
Problem on Windows