Put a README on your GitHub profile

Fri 10, Jul 2020


I discovered a really nice easter egg in GitHub today! If you create a repository that's named exactly like your GitHub username and put a README.md in there, the rendered README will show up on your profile!

My profile with the README


  1. Create a new repository named as your GitHub username (if your name is Example, name the repository Example); GitHub shows you a green easter egg alert right under the name input if the name is correct
  2. Check that Initialize this repository with a README is on
  3. Click Create repository

Now edit the newly created README.md with the contents you want to show on your GitHub profile.

Editing the README.md

The GitHub iOS app

Wed 18, Mar 2020

The GitHub iOS app is finally available! It's pretty cool imo (and has multiple icons you can choose from!)

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