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Include useful GitHub links in your Shiny applications and R Markdown documents quickly and easily with the gitlink package!

For example,

# note that this does not actually work for pure markdown documents like this README
demo Shiny application with “Fork Me on Github” ribbon
demo Shiny application with “Fork Me on Github” ribbon

Getting Started

The package can be installed from CRAN:


Or you can install the latest development version with:


The ribbon_css function is highly customizable, as you can set any color, font, font-size, or other CSS properties with the parameters provided.

For example:

  ribbon_css("", position = "left")
  ribbon_css("", color = "black", font_color = "white", border_color = "white")
  ribbon_css("", text = "Fork me PLEASE", fade = FALSE)

For more advanced examples, see ?ribbon_css

Code of Conduct

Please note that the ‘gitlink’ project is released with a Contributor Code of Conduct. By contributing to this project, you agree to abide by its terms.

Other Musings

Some interesting links that we have stumbled upon in our travels. Perhaps interesting for future or related work: