Gitbook with R Markdown

Publishing a Gitbook to Github

The final step is to publish your Gitbook to Github. The publishGitbook is a wrapper to git that will publish your Gitbook to the gh-pages branch of the specified repository.

> publishGitbook("jbryer/Rgitbook")

The parameters for the publishGitbook function are:

  • repo - The Github repository to publish to. It should be of the username/repository format.
  • out.dir (default is the _book subdirectory of the current working directory) - The directory containing the generated Gitbook.
  • message (default is "Update built gitbook") - The commit message.