How to skip a build
What This How-To Covers
This How-To explains how to make travis-ci.org skip a build, for example, when working on documentation or stylesheets. We recommend you start with the Getting Started and Build Configuration guides before reading this one.
Not All Commits Need CI Builds
Sometimes you just change a README, some docs or just stuff which has no effect on the app itself. So you would like to know how to prevent your push from being built.
It's easy - just add the following to the commit message:
Commits that have
[ci skip] anywhere in the commit messages will be ignored.
[ci skip] does not have to appear on the first line, so it is possible to use
it without polluting your project's history.
Alternatively, you can also use
Here is an example: