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Better Github Gists Widget


Retrieves your public Gists and displays them in an ordered list.

Features include:

  • Item count.
  • Length of description.
  • Show comment count.
  • Show creation date.
  • Show mimetype icons.

Supported mimetypes:

  • C++
  • C
  • C#
  • ColdFusion
  • CSS
  • HTML
  • Java
  • JavaScript
  • Lua
  • PHP
  • Python
  • Ruby
  • SQL
  • TeX
  • XML


  • Widget options.
  • Actual widget content using default Twenty Eleven theme.


  1. Upload better-github-gists-widget to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Go to Appearance -> Widgets and add “Better Github Gists Widget” to a sidebar of your choosing.
  4. Configure options as necessary.


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Contributors & Developers

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




  • Initial release