Add Github Follow/Star Buttons And Gists To WordPress – Widget Shortcodes For Github

A WordPress plugin for developers that add Github follow & star buttons and specific gists to the WordPress website using shortcodes.

Based on the github-buttons library.

How to use it:

1. Download the Widget Shortcodes For Github plugin.

2. Upload the downloaded zip to the WordPress on the Plugins -> Add New page.

3. Or upload the unzipped files to the WordPress’ plugins directory.

4. Enable the plugin and we’re ready to go.

5. Add Github Follow/Star Buttons to the WordPress using the following shortcodes:

  • user: Github username
  • size: Button size
  • show_count: Shows counts.

[Github_User_Button user='jqueryscript' size='large' show_count='true']

[Github_Repo_Button user='jqueryscript' repo='safe-delete' size='large' show_count='true']

6. Fetch and display a gist on the WordPress by wrapping the gist ID in the [Gist] shortcode.


Download WordPress Plugin:

You can download this free WordPress plugin using the download button below. Unless otherwise stated, the WordPress plugin is available under GNU General Public License.

Author: James Barnden


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