Create and Elevate Your GitHub Profile README

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  • readme-typing-svg

    ⚡ Dynamically generated, customizable SVG that gives the appearance of typing and deleting text for use on your profile page, repositories, or website.

    The Readme Typing SVG project enables you to create an SVG animation that simulates typing and deleting text. You can use this to display a quick bio, witty taglines, favorite quotes, or any text you'd like to highlight on your profile. You can customize the text, speed, color, and more at the demo site (link below).

  • github-readme-youtube-cards

    Workflow for displaying recent YouTube videos as SVG cards in your readme

    The GitHub Readme YouTube Cards workflow enables you to showcase your recent YouTube videos as SVG cards in your README. If you're a content creator or simply share informative videos, this feature can attract visitors to explore your videos right from your profile.

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  • github-readme-streak-stats

    🔥 Stay motivated and show off your contribution streak! 🌟 Display your total contributions, current streak, and longest streak on your GitHub profile README

    The GitHub Readme Streak Stats project lets you showcase your contribution streak. It displays your total contributions, current streak, and longest streak in a visually appealing way. This feature can be a great motivator and adds a sense of accomplishment to your profile. If you prefer not having a daily commitment, you can also display a weekly contribution streak or exclude certain days such as weekends.

  • hits

    :chart_with_upwards_trend: Hit Counter for Your GitHub or Any Kind of Websites You Want.

    If you'd like to display a visitor counter on your profile, there are many options. One such option is Hit.sh by silentsoft. It's a free service that allows you to track visitors to your pages and repos including your profile README. You can customize the badge to match your profile and add it to your README.

  • shields

    Concise, consistent, and legible badges in SVG and raster format

    📕 Docs and list of available dynamic badges: https://shields.io/badges/ 🐙 GitHub Repo: https://github.com/badges/shields

  • custom-icon-badges

    🛡 Allows users to more easily use Octicons and their own icons and logos on shields.io badges

    To use custom icons other than brand names, you can use the project Custom Icon Badges which allows you to use GitHub's Octicons and your own icons on shields.io badges. This visual enhancement makes your profile more informative and visually pleasing.

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  • github-readme-stats

    :zap: Dynamically generated stats for your github readmes

    The GitHub Readme Stats project by Anurag Hazra generates dynamic statistics about your GitHub activities. This includes your top languages, total contributions, and more. You can use these stats to showcase your skills and dedication.

  • github-readme-activity-graph

    A dynamically generated activity graph to show your GitHub activities of last 31 days.

    Ashutosh Kumar's GitHub Readme Activity Graph generates an activity graph representing your GitHub activities over the past month. It's a visually appealing way to demonstrate your commitment and involvement in open-source projects.

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