Green Egg Media

3rd Party (Free)

EE Version Support

  • ExpressionEngine 2


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Add-On Type(s)



Need to show GitHub data on your ExpressionEngine 2 site? This'll do that.


Drop the *github* folder into system/expressionengine/third_party, and you’re done.



Gets data for a specific GitHub repository.


*user* - Username of the GitHub user that the repo belongs to.

*repo* - Repo slug of the repo you are looking for.

Single Variables

|description|Description of the repo|
|has_wiki|1 or 0|
|url|Full url to GitHub repo page|
|open_issues|Number of open issues|
|organization|Name of the repo owner|
|homepage|As defined in the project settings|
|has_issues|1 or 0|
|name|Name of the repo|
|watchers|Number of watchers|
|owner|Name of the repo owner|
|has_downloads|1 or 0|
|forks|Number of forks|

Variable Pairs

*tags* - Repo tags

|version|Version number|
|tag_url|GitHub tag URL|



*user* - Username of the GitHub user.

Single Variables

|name|Full name of the user|
|login|Login name of the user|
|email|Email address of the user|
|company|User’s company if listed|
|location|User’s location if listed|
|public_repo_count|Number of public repos|
|public_gist_count|Number of public gists|
|blog|User’s blog url if listed|
|following_count|Number of users the user if following|
|followers_count|Number of users who follow the user|
|id|ID of the user|
|type|User or Organization|
|gravatar_id|Gravatar ID of the user|
|created_at|Date the user joined GitHub|

GitHub Links

This entry was created October 10, 2011, 9:12 am.
This entry was last updated February 26, 2015, 7:04 pm.

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