A Step-By-Step Guide to Launching a Personal Website, Blog, or Portfolio using R
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A Step-By-Step Guide to Launching a Personal Website, Blog, or Portfolio using R

Learn how to use R, blogdown, Hugo, Netlify, and other open source tools to publish and analyze your very own website

About the Book

This short and concise booklet teaches current or aspiring R users how to create, design, publish, and analyze their very own website. This resource is perfect for data analysts and data scientists looking to establish an online presence in the form of a personal website, blog, or project portfolio. The tools and frameworks explained in this book include R, RStudio, blogdown, R Markdown, CSS, HTML, Hugo, Netlify, Git, GitHub, and Google Analytics. All of these tools are free to use under normal circumstances. This book presents simple and clear explanations of each step in the website development process so that readers from all backgrounds and skill levels can experience success.

About the Author

Danny Morris
Danny Morris

I am an industry Data Scientist with interests in R programming, writing, and helping others. One of my goals is to help Data Scientists think more often about the importance of effective communication, writing, and presentation.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Complete end-to-end example
    • Install software
    • Create accounts
    • Create a blogdown website
    • Push the website to GitHub
    • Deploy the website on Netlify
    • Set up Google Analytics

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