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Salman Shaikh
Salman Shaikh

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Why GitHub Profile Should Awesome ?

Hello Devs,
Hope this will be a helpful article for all, to make your GitHub Profile awesome. As we know that, while working in open source the most important thing is the Proof of your contribution is most important for the contributor or developer.

And in the world of Open-Source the GitHub is Leading the Git Project with World Global Ranking of 2nd Position. If You don't know what is git so briefly git is an Version Control system which tracks and maintains the contributions, issues and versions of source codes.

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Why GitHub Profile Should Awesome ?

GitHub is the most commonly used platform among developers so you have a chance to get recognized by them.on the other hand, you will definitely get the recruiters attention as well if you have a Awsome GitHub Profile.

Also, it is much easier to keep your CV up-to-date. If you want to mention personal projects you can just simply link your GitHub account. mostly recruiters are familiar with the platform.

If you are not sure how your GitHub Profile represents your knowledge you can use Proof of work sites to showcase your work from different platforms.( Peerlist.io By Yogini Bende ) They can help you to see clearer how a hiring manager or recruiter would see you.

How to Make An Awesome GitHub Profile ?

So we know that what a normal Github Profile Contains Contribution Graph, Activities with a Customiseable README.md Markdown File, For Creating our Github Profile Awesome will Modify the Markdown File as we want.

What a GitHub Profile Readme Should Contain ?

  • A Header Image
  • Social Handel Or Links
  • Articles Or Posts
  • Testimonials
  • Skills
  • Projects
  • About us
  • Contact Methods
  • Achievements
  • Video Tutorials

    You can do add a lot of things in the markdown which you want, Emojis and Animated GIFs too. so above points are just an example that what exactly you should add in the Readme don't forgot to follow the Markdown Guide.

Here's My Github Profile github.com/codersalman github.com_codersalman (2).png

If you want Inspiration for a Github Profile Please Check out this @eddiejaoude's EddieHub Community Awesome-github-profiles Repository which contains Awesome Profiles [https://eddiehubcommunity.github.io/awesome-github-profiles/profiles

Hers's One More Example of an Awesome Github Profile github.com_eddiejaoude.png

Hope this article is helpful for you ! I tried to cover all thing about an awesome github profile.

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Eddie Jaoude

Wow thank you for the shoutout!

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Salman Shaikh

Welcome Eddie, glad to be a part of an amazing open source community #eddiehub

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Varshith V Hegde

Can you elaborate on it ?? Can you check my github profile for any flaws github.com/Varshithvhegde.

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Salman Shaikh

Sure, also you can check you github profile on @eddiejaoude's Eddie Hub Community eddiehub.org/

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Salman Shaikh

Your Profile is Awesome πŸ’š

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Varshith V Hegde

Thank You😍

 
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Varshith V Hegde

Ok thank you for suggestions. It was a great help 😍. I surely try to optimize as much as possible.

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Keff

I totally agree, GitHub is not a social network and should not be treated as such. GitHub is for holding your code and contributions. I don't care about what you listen... I don't need to see flashy images, and I really don't need to read your life history here. Just keep it simple and let me check your code...

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