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Example GitBook website using GitLab Pages.

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GitLab CI

This project's static Pages are built by GitLab CI, following the steps defined in .gitlab-ci.yml:

# requiring the environment of NodeJS 8.9.x LTS (carbon)
image: node:8.9

# add 'node_modules' to cache for speeding up builds
    - node_modules/ # Node modules and dependencies

  - npm install gitbook-cli -g # install gitbook
  - gitbook fetch latest # fetch latest stable version
  - gitbook install # add any requested plugins in book.json
  #- gitbook fetch pre # fetch latest pre-release version
  #- gitbook fetch 2.6.7 # fetch specific version

# the 'pages' job will deploy and build your site to the 'public' path
  stage: deploy
    - gitbook build . public # build to public path
      - public
    - master # this job will affect only the 'master' branch

Building locally

To work locally with this project, you'll have to follow the steps below:

  1. Fork, clone or download this project
  2. Install GitBook npm install gitbook-cli -g
  3. Fetch GitBook's latest stable version gitbook fetch latest
  4. Preview your project: gitbook serve
  5. Add content
  6. Generate the website: gitbook build (optional)
  7. Push your changes to the master branch: git push

Read more at GitBook's documentation.

GitLab User or Group Pages

To use this project as your user/group website, you will need one additional step: just rename your project to, where namespace is your username or groupname. This can be done by navigating to your project's Settings.

Read more about user/group Pages and project Pages.

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If you forked this project for your own use, please go to your project's Settings and remove the forking relationship, which won't be necessary unless you want to contribute back to the upstream project.


  1. CSS is missing! That means two things:

    Either that you have wrongly set up the CSS URL in your templates, or your static generator has a configuration option that needs to be explicitly set in order to serve static assets under a relative URL.

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