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Easy GitHub Gist Shortcodes


This plugin allows using shortcodes to insert GitHub Gists in any content, use [gist id=”xxxxxx”]

Special Features

With this plugin you can easily embebed GitHub Gist in any type of content: page, post, or custom post type. All You have to is to insert a shortcode!

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  1. Upload the entire ‘easy-github-gist-shortcodes’ folder to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Add Gist on GitHub
  4. Start inserting shortcodes this way [gist id=”xxxxxx”], where “xxxxxx” is the Gist ID


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Contributors & Developers

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




  • Initial release.