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GitHub Profile Widget


The profile appearance mimics the profile page in GitHub. You just simply enter GitHub username and theme for the widget to show off the GitHub profile in a widget.

This plugin depends on GitHub API plugin. Make sure to install and activate that first.

Development of this plugin is done on GitHub. Pull requests are always welcome.


  • Widget with “dark-background” theme rendered in twentyfourteen
  • Widget with “light-background” theme rendered in twentytwelve
  • Widget instance


  1. This plugin depends on GitHub API plugin, so make sure it’s installed and activated.
  2. Upload GitHub Profile Widget plugin to your blog’s wp-content/plugins/ directory and activate.
  3. The widget is now available with the name GitHub Profile Widget in your Appearance > Widgets


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Contributors & Developers

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




  • Removes octicons as it’s now being registered by github-api plugin
  • Enqueues styles only when the widget is active


Initial release