Cannot rename master branch on Github-hosted Jekyll blog?

I renamed my master branch and found that my Jekyll blog hosted on github stopped working. Is there a constraint that the default branch is called ‘master’?

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I don’t know if GitHub has fully transitioned everything to work with the master branch rename change coming soon. I would think all you’d need to do is change the default branch to point to whatever you renamed it too.

That said GitHub Pages currently supports three methods of publishing. master branch, master branch with a docs/ folder, or a gh-pages branch.

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If are running your project on github user pages. Then by default it deploy from master branch. :grinning: