A sample blog page that demonstrates the accessing of github meta data.

What does Github-MetaData do?

  • Propagates the site.github namespace with repository metadata
  • Setting site variables :
    • site.title
    • site.description
    • site.url
    • site.baseurl
  • Accessing the metadata - duh.
  • Generating edittable links.

Additional Reading

  • If you’re recieving incorrect/missing data, you may need to perform a Github API authentication.
  • Go through this README for more details on the topic.
  • This page highlights all the feilds you can access with github-metadata.

Example MetaData

  • Host Name : github.com
  • URL : https://github.com/pages/gkthiruvathukal/gkthiruvathukal.github.io
  • BaseURL : /pages/gkthiruvathukal/gkthiruvathukal.github.io
  • Archived : false
  • Contributors :

    • gkthiruvathukal