Do you want to preview Jekyll blog locally on Windows before publishing it to Internet? Many online tutorials about setting up Jekyll on Windows are out of date, I will show you in this post the 2018 version and with the Minimal Mistakes theme.
A friend of mine told me about the Powershell stop-parsing (--%) last year, he said the stop-parsing tells powershell to treat the remaining characters in the line as a literal, but I'd never known where to use it. Recently working on git ssh made it happened.
With Github pages, we can create our blogs in our own domain over HTTPS completely free. Of course you should pay for your domain name at the Registrar.