6 Quality GitHub Plugins for WordPress

March 16th in Wordpress Plugins by .

Those of you who are actively involved in the WordPress community as a developer know about GitHub and similar solutions. Sharing GitHub content on your site might be a good idea in some cases. Adding GitHub activities and gists to your website will be much easier when you have these plugins:


Gist GitHub Shortcode
: lets you add GitHub Gists to your posts via a shortcode. Just add id and file name information, and you are set.


WP Xagithub Activity: a simple plugin that shows your latest GitHub activity on your site. You can choose how many entries will show and style the output.

github embed

Github Embed: allows you to embed information from GitHub in your posts and pages. It supports repositories, user profiles, milestone summaries, and contributors.


Github Ribbon: allows you to add a Fork me on GitHub ribbon to your website. Don’t forget to add the right URL in the backend.

github widget

Github WordPress Widget: this widget displays your list of repositories and the percentage of commits on your site. Just provide your GitHub credentials, and you should be set.


Optimize WordPress Mobile for Speed ➡️ AMP for WP themes & plugins

WP Github Commits: another plugin you can use to display the latest commits of a GitHub repository. It has a widget and template function with 5-hour caching.

Have you found better GitHub WordPress plugins? Please share them here.

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soderlind March 16, 2014 at 5:51 pm

GitHub Updater, a WP plugin that will update GitHub hosted plugins and themes: https://github.com/afragen/github-updater


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