GitHub Mini Profile Widget

Description

If you are a programmer who uses GitHub then why not share your coding projects via your WordPress blog by adding a snapshot
of your profile as a widget

Simply add the widget to your preferred location and enter your GitHub username.

Features include:

  • Cached using Transient
  • Displays your GitHub profile image
  • Shows your GitHub bio, if set
  • Shows your Location, email address & blog URL if set
  • Provides links to your followers, following and starred repositories

Screenshots

  • An example showing the GitHub Mini Profile Widget in use.

Installation

This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/plugin-name directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
  3. Add the widget to your desired location in Appearance->Widgets
  4. Enter your GitHub username in the appropriate field
  5. If desired, add a GitHub API Token and/or alter the cache timeout.

FAQ

Is a GitHub API token required

No… Although it is recommended, especially if you wish to have the cache timeout set to a low value, or if you require regular access to the GitHub API through other areas of your website.

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Contributors & Developers

“GitHub Mini Profile Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.0

  • Initial release

1.1

  • Correcting URL of public gists