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Médéric Burlet
Médéric Burlet

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Beautify README files with badges

Following the README hype!!!

Not to long ago I discovered an awesome tool for adding badges to your various markdown files.

API based badges

Looking at the landing page we can already see a various set of categories:


From their you can navigate and choose a service that interests you for instance:

social --> twitter follow

You can then fully customize basic settings:

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Twitter Follow

Here are a few possibilities:

GitHub commit activity


Custom badges

If you scroll to the bottom of the page, let's you create custom badges

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This lets you create everything and anything and even use data urls.

Here are a few possibilities:



For more badges and cool stuff check out

Burlet Mederic

Top comments (2)

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Keagan Van Rooyen

I didn't even think of using these in posts 🙈 great article and thanks for the idea

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Médéric Burlet

You can add them at the bottom for links! it gives some vibrance!