Summary: Markup to allow easy embedding of syntax-highlighted github gists
Version: 2013.09.03
Prerequisites: pmwiki-2.2.52 (tested; some earlier versions okay, but not tested)
Status: active
License: GPL2
Maintainer: MichaelPaulukonis
Users: (view? / edit)
Discussion: Gists-Talk

Questions answered by this recipe

How can I easily display github-hosted gists on my website, in standard github-markup?


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  1. Download pmwiki-gists.zipΔ
  2. Extract pmwiki-gists.php to your \cookbook directory.

You can also download the latest version of pmwiki-gists.php from GitHub.


Add the following to \local\config.php



(:gist <public-gist-id>:)

See for a complete, live list of examples.


Change log / Release notes

  • 2013.09.03 fixed conflict with MarkupExtensions or other markup (Keep() instead of return)
  • 2013.09.01 other forms of markup implemented, trap for missing or non-numeric gist-id
  • 2013.08.27 initial release, Loading a gist implemented

See also




See discussion at Gists-Talk


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