Support #3452

Github/Markdown Plugins and Questions

Added by Matt Gold over 7 years ago. Updated over 7 years ago.

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Hi Boone,

I would like to embed in a WP page a markdown file (.md) hosted on github. I would love for it to be refreshed as I push updates to github. Do you know of any reasonably easy way to do that?

Here are some of the Github/Markdown plugins I found, none of which seem to do the trick:

Github WP plugins -

WP Markdown - (just allows you to use markdown)

Thanks in advance for any thoughts you have.


#1 Updated by Boone Gorges over 7 years ago

Is it possible to store it in a Gist? If so, Github has an embed code. This is the easiest.

If it's part of a larger repository, then maybe the answer is no?

#2 Updated by Matt Gold over 7 years ago

Yes, I think I can make a gist work. How might I use the embed code?

#3 Updated by Boone Gorges over 7 years ago

There's an embed script at the right of each gist:

#4 Updated by Matt Gold over 7 years ago

  • Tracker changed from Feature to Support
  • Status changed from Assigned to Resolved

Huh. I had assumed that Multisite would disallow the embed, but apparently not -

Many thanks!

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