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Create a new documentation project

  1. Open the command line interface and go to your documents folder.

  2. Run the following in the command line:

    middleman init <project_name> -T alphagov/tech-docs-template

    where <project_name> is the name of your project.

  3. Answer the installation questions.

  4. When you see Bundle complete!, go to the new project folder and run bundle install to update the Ruby gems.

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