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Explore GitHub → Learn and contribute. Topics → Collections → Trending → Learning Lab → Open source guides → Connect with others. The ReadME Project → Events → Community forum → GitHub Education → GitHub Stars program →. Make a repository with the same name as your GitHub username. Create a README.md file inside that repo. Commit and push the file to GitHub; Click the “Share to Profile” button in the sidebar. Now check your GitHub profile. It should look a little like this. Github has a new feature! You can now customize your profile with a README using markdown! Learn how to in this video, and see what other people are doing!

Github Profile Readme Generator

Github
Github

Do you know about the latest feature that Github released few months back, that let’s you show Beautiful and Dynamic profile with just a simple README.md file. If not, then you should totally check this out, it’s Super Cooool 🔥.

In this blog, we are going to create a profile readme that will look something like this in the end,

Interesting right, let’s get started then.

Prerequisite

Steps

Github
Github

1. Create a repository with same name as your github username. Check add README file option. I am getting error because I already have the repository, you will not see below error.

2. Vlc for mac download. You can either clone this repo and change it locally or you can edit it in github itself. I’ll be editing it in Github just to reduce unnecessary steps.

Readme
Readme

3. Click on edit button for README.md file and paste below content for starters,

4. Feel free to add/edit/remove the Headings and change content in place ❔❔❔❔.

5. Now let’s go over it one by one. In first section, we just have simple greeting and a fancy looking badge to showcase your website. To understand how I created this badge, checkout this page.

6. In second section, we are talking about myself in some nice bullet points. Again very easy, Create your own or just replace ❔❔❔❔ with your data.

7. Soon after that, at the end of that second section we have a nice Github stats card. This is a coming from a great guy Anurag Hazra’s very popular project github-readme-stats. Checkout this repository there your will find out how to create such beautiful cards which shows your Github Stats.

8. To be specific, I am using this in for my stats, feel free to try more. Mine looks like this.

9. In next section, we are showing bunch of icons that point to our social media profiles. Pretty damn easy just have a look at readme file.

10. Next section is kinda optional, feel free to skip it if you don’t write blogs. This is pretty interesting as we are going to dynamically fetch blog data from our blogging site and populate section of README.md using Github Action.

Macos spotify application
Macos spotify application

11. This is coming from yet another great guy Gautam krishna R’s project blog-post-workflow. He has created an Github action that does this magic ⭐. Let’s see how it’s done.

12. Start by adding adding place holder like we have in our README.md file.

13. In your repository create a new workflow, by going into Actions Tab your repository. Save and commit README.md before if necessary. After creating workflow your actions tab should look like this,

14. Rename this workflow and paste below content. For more info checkout this section,

15. Change the feed_list value to your feed and start the workflow manually from Actions tab shown in above image. You don’t need change a single apart from that. For more options visit this section.

16. Last section simply contains the variables that are being used all over the places.

Personal
Personal

17. Now commit the changes and go to your profile.

Github Readme Profile Examples

Profile
Profile

Voila!! we have just created a beautiful profile readme 😉🥳🥳🥳.

If you need some reference for this README.md file checkout my repo. You can also checkout some quite awesome README files here for more inspiration 😉.

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