How To Create A GitHub Beautiful Profile README

GitHub recently released a feature that allows users to create a profile-level README to display prominently on their GitHub profile.

A README file, along with a repository licensecontribution guidelines, and a code of conduct, helps you communicate expectations for and manage contributions to your project.

A solid README is a core-component of well-documented software and often encourages collaboration by sharing helpful context with contributors. In my opinion, a profile-level README seems like a great extension of a convention a lot of GitHub users are already familiar with.

Here as some good Readme design by some GithHub users

How can we achieve this on our profile?

Step 1.

In the upper-right corner of any page, use the  drop-down menu, and select New repository.


Under “Repository name”, type a repository name that matches your GitHub username. For example, if your username is “TG-codes”, the repository name must be “TG-codes”.

Optionally, add a description of your repository. For example, “My personal repository.”

STEP 3 .

Select Public.


Select Initialize this repository with a README.


Click Create repository.

Once you are done with the last step, you will be taken to your repository page which looks like this.

You can click on your GitHub profile to view your profile new outlook

Voila! you have your GitHub Profile Read Me page. You can check out these repos for more design inspirations which you can learn from and make your profile look more aesthetically appealing.

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