How can I provide feedback to Github's help?

I would like to improve a specific help page. Is there a place I can send feedback to?

In case anybody in charge is reading this: The page in question is, and I have just spent some time trying to get Jekyll installed on Fedora 23 (step 2-5 on that page).

In the process, I found that I needed a few more packages, namely ruby-devel, autoconf, automake and libtool. It would be great if these requirements were mentioned on the help page.

It would also be a great time saver if the page explained what to do if I have existing Github pages. There is a paragraph starting with “If you want to use an existing Jekyll site repository…”, but I don’t know whether my Github pages count as “an existing Jekyll site repository” or not. For the moment, I am still experimenting.

Hi @berndbausch,

Thanks for this feedback! We’re always working to improve GitHub and our docs. I’ve logged your feedback in our internal feedback list. Though I can’t guarantee anything or share a timeline for this, I can tell you that it’s been shared with the appropriate teams for consideration.

Thanks again!

Hi again @berndbausch!

After connecting with the appropriate team, I had some follow up for you on this.

The packages you mentioned shouldn’t be required, as long as you’re using the github-pages gem. Can you clarify which OS and version you’re installing on? Alternatively, if you’d like to have a more in-depth conversation, you can write us at and we can dive a little deeper.


Thanks much, Nadia. I use Fedora 23, not the newest Fedora, but up to date.

Unfortunately I didn’t keep the error messages, but before I installed all the above, I ran into fatal errors when following the instructions. 

By now I am able to run Jekyll and don’t need help (that statement is actually wrong, since I continue to feel like a monkey operating a spaceship when dealing with Ruby:).

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