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README badges that increased my GitHub visitor stats

dennislwm profile image dennislwm ・3 min read

If you are caught in the README hype, like me, then these are some badges that you can use.

Remember to replace USER and REPOSITORY with your GitHub name and repository.

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Visitor Stats

Visitor Stats

These are badges for visitor statistics of your repository, i.e. stars, forks, watchers, followers.

![GitHub stars](https://img.shields.io/github/stars/USER/REPOSITORY?style=social)
![GitHub forks](https://img.shields.io/github/forks/USER/REPOSITORY?style=social)
![GitHub watchers](https://img.shields.io/github/watchers/USER/REPOSITORY?style=social)
![GitHub followers](https://img.shields.io/github/followers/USER?style=social)
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Code Stats

Code Stats

These are badges for code analysis of your repository, e.g. repo size, language count, top language, last commit.

![GitHub repo size](https://img.shields.io/github/repo-size/USER/REPOSITORY?style=plastic)
![GitHub language count](https://img.shields.io/github/languages/count/USER/REPOSITORY?style=plastic)
![GitHub top language](https://img.shields.io/github/languages/top/USER/REPOSITORY?style=plastic)
![GitHub last commit](https://img.shields.io/github/last-commit/USER/REPOSITORY?color=red&style=plastic)
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Donate Link

Donate Link

These are badges for donate links, e.g. kofi-com, patreon.com.

<span class="badge-buymeacoffee">
<a href="https://ko-fi.com/USER" title="Donate to this project using Buy Me A Coffee"><img src="https://img.shields.io/badge/buy%20me%20a%20coffee-donate-yellow.svg" alt="Buy Me A Coffee donate button" /></a>
</span>
<span class="badge-patreon">
<a href="https://patreon.com/USER" title="Donate to this project using Patreon"><img src="https://img.shields.io/badge/patreon-donate-yellow.svg" alt="Patreon donate button" /></a>
</span>
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Social Media

Social Media

And last but not least, these are badges for social media, e.g. Twitter, Medium, Dev.to, and YouTube.

<p>
<a href="https://twitter.com/USER"><img src="https://img.shields.io/badge/twitter-%231DA1F2.svg?&style=for-the-badge&logo=twitter&logoColor=white" height=25></a> 
<a href="https://medium.com/USER"><img src="https://img.shields.io/badge/medium-%2312100E.svg?&style=for-the-badge&logo=medium&logoColor=white" height=25></a> 
<a href="https://dev.to/USER"><img src="https://img.shields.io/badge/DEV.TO-%230A0A0A.svg?&style=for-the-badge&logo=dev-dot-to&logoColor=white" height=25></a>
<a href="https://YouTube.com/USER"><img src="https://img.shields.io/badge/-YouTube-red?&style=for-the-badge&logo=youtube&logoColor=white" height=25></a>
</p>
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Disclaimer: There is no guarantee that these badges will increase your GitHub visitor stats.

How to Reach Me

Python, R and Metatrader for Happi Traders

https://fxgit.work

FREE $100 CREDIT

https://digitalocean.com

BUY A COFFEE

https://ko-fi.com/dennislwm

DONATE

https://patreon.com/dennislwm

SOCIAL MEDIA

Twitter: https://twitter.com/leetradetitan
GitHub: https://github.com/dennislwm
Dev.to: https://dev.to/dennislwm
YouTube: https://youtube.com/dennislwm

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Elio Struyf

If you are interested in the number of views your profile gets. I created a badge system for this: github.com/estruyf/github-visitors....

It renders this:

ATM it only supports one layout. Might include others as well if I see interest in it.

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Shannon Crabill

What change over time did you see in your visitor stats after adding these badges?