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Last Update:

27 Sep 2021

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Jekyll Team


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4.2.1 | Updated: 27 Sep 2021



Downloads of v 4.2.1:



Software Author(s):

  • Jekyll Team

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Jekyll 4.2.1

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This Package Contains an Exempted Check

Not All Tests Have Passed

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Exemption:

Dependencies cause issues when testing on package-verifier.


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files


To install Jekyll, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Jekyll, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Jekyll, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade jekyll -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade jekyll -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure jekyll installed
    name: jekyll
    state: present
    version: 4.2.1
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'jekyll' do
  action    :install
  version  '4.2.1'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: jekyll,
    Version: 4.2.1,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller jekyll
   Name     = 'jekyll'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '4.2.1'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'jekyll':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '4.2.1',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install jekyll version="4.2.1" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 27 Sep 2021.



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$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
ridk install 3
gem install bundler
gem install jekyll -v 4.2.1

Write-Warning @'
###    Jekyll - QUICKSTART    ###

> jekyll new c:\srv\www\mywebsite
> cd c:\srv\www\mywebsite
> bundle exec jekyll serve

- Browse to http://localhost:4000

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

gem uninstall bundler jekyll jekyll-feed jekyll-sass-converter jekyll-seo-tag jekyll-watch minima -x

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Jekyll 4.2.0 1068 Monday, December 14, 2020 Approved
Jekyll 4.1.1 1107 Wednesday, June 24, 2020 Approved
Jekyll 4.1.0 270 Wednesday, May 27, 2020 Approved
Jekyll 4.0.1 183 Sunday, May 10, 2020 Approved
Jekyll 4.0.0 58 Tuesday, April 28, 2020 Approved
Jekyll 738 Saturday, June 22, 2019 Approved
Jekyll 3.8.5 357 Sunday, May 26, 2019 Approved

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