Lightweight widget shortcodes to display GitHub buttons and gists on your blog. Includes shortcode for embedding GitHub hosted gists and buttons for:
The plugin implements ntkme’s ‘github-buttons’ and GitHub’s gist display as shortcodes.
GitHub Follow Button:
[Github_User_Button user='JBarnden' size='large' show_count='true'] shortcode in your content and replace
JBarnden with the desired GitHub username.
GitHub Repo Buttons:
[Github_Repo_Button user='JBarnden' repo='wp-github-widgets' size='large' show_count='true'] shortcode in your content, replacing
JBarnden with the desired GitHub username and
MyRepo with the desired repo belonging to the specified user.
You can set the
type attribtute to
gist_id is replaced with the id of the desired Gist.
More detailed documentation can be found here. If you find the plugin useful or have any feedback I’d really appreciate your review.
Feature Requests and Contributions
Please submit feature requests and contributions via the issues section of the plugin’s GitHub Repository.
If you feel like improving the plugin, pull requests are both welcome and appreciated.
- Upload the
widget-shortcodes-ghdirectory to your plugins directory
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
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Contributors and Developers
“Widget Shortcodes for Github” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
Interested in development?
- Stable release with shortcodes for GitHub buttons and Gist display.