Widget Shortcodes for Github

Description

Lightweight widget shortcodes to display GitHub buttons and gists on your blog. Includes shortcode for embedding GitHub hosted gists and buttons for:

  • Follow
  • Watch
  • Star
  • Fork
  • Download
  • Issue

The plugin implements ntkme’s ‘github-buttons’ and GitHub’s gist display as shortcodes.

Usage

GitHub Follow Button:
Add the [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:
Add the [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 thetype attribtute to watch, star, fork, issue or download.

Display Gist:
Add the [Gist]gist_id[/Gist] where 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.

Screenshots

  • Examples of shortcodes and variations.

Installation

  1. Upload the widget-shortcodes-gh directory to your plugins directory wp-content/plugins.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

Contributors & Developers

“Widget Shortcodes for Github” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Change log

1.0

  • Stable release with shortcodes for GitHub buttons and Gist display.