How to Add Your Recently Published Articles to Your GitHub Profile README using GitHub Actions 🤖
Do you want to show off your articles on GitHub? 🤭
If you said YES, Then you're at the right place. By the end of this article, you'll have your latest articles listed on your GitHub Profile README.
💡 If you're new to GitHub Actions, go check out the official documentation.
🤔 How to use this GitHub Action?
Visit your GitHub Profile README repository
You'll need to add the following section to your README.md file
# 📩 Latest Blog Posts // You can name it whatever you want. <!-- BLOG-POST-LIST:START --> <!-- BLOG-POST-LIST:END -->
Now, create a folder
.githubin the root directory & within that directory create another folder named
workflows. Now, inside the
workflowsdirectory create a new YAML file
blog-post-workflow.yml. This is how your folder structure should look like:
.github └───workflows blog-post-workflow.yml
NOTE: If you're struggling in creating a folder in the GitHub repository from a web app then check this .
Add the following content in the
name: Latest blog post workflow on: schedule: # Run workflow automatically # This will make it run every hour - cron: '0 * * * *' # Run workflow manually (without waiting for the cron to be called), through the Github Actions Workflow page directly workflow_dispatch: jobs: update-readme-with-blog: name: Update this repo's README with latest blog posts runs-on: ubuntu-latest steps: - uses: actions/checkout@v2 - uses: gautamkrishnar/blog-post-workflow@master with: # Replace this URL with your rss feed URL/s feed_list: "https://iamdarshshah.hashnode.dev/rss.xml"
Commit your code and wait for your actions to run automatically or here are the steps to trigger it manually:
Now, Click on
Latest blog post workflow:
Then, click on
Run workflowto trigger the GitHub Action:
NOTE: You can add any popular blogging platform's RSS feed URL. (List of Platforms)
This is it! We did it. 🎉
Now, you can check your GitHub Profile README that lists your latest published articles. 🎊
👀This is How it should look
⚙️ If you want to customize your GitHub Action, then have a look at all available options you can provide custom values to.
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