github Using GitHub Buttons Follow Button


A follow button is a button that links to a GitHub user page and prompts the user to follow the user. Here's how to create one:

  1. Go onto github:buttons
  2. Click "Follow"

Gif of user clicking "Follow"

  1. Place your GitHub username in the box labeled ":user"

Gif of user placing their GitHub username in the box labeled ":user"

  1. Customize the button using the boxes "Large button", "Show count", and "Standard icon":

Original Button

Large button

Show count button

  1. Place this code in the <head> or before the end of the <body> of your code:

<a class="github-button" href="" aria-label="Follow @hubot on GitHub">Follow @hubot</a>

  1. Place the customized button rendering code in your code.Full Gif tutorial