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Gist Embed


Inspired by the script written by Blair Vanderhoof, this plugin allows you to input gist files directly into your WordPress posts using a jQuery callback.

Currently supports: * Showing a whole gist. * Showing single file in a gist. * Showing certain lines of a single file in a gist.


  1. Upload the directory gist-embed to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


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Contributors & Developers

“Gist Embed” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Added options to hide line numbers and GitHub footer.