Docker Hub Profile widget is a WordPress widget that displays the basic profile information and repositories of a Docker Hub user.
When working on my website I came across this neat WordPress Github profile plugin by James Valentine. It’s a simple but clear widget which displays Github user information. Having a couple of Docker Hub repositories of my own, I decided to create a similar widget for Docker Hub users.
So I forked the Jame’s Github Profile Widget plugin and started changing API calls and ultimately changing the style of the widget. This resulted in the Docker Hub Profile widget.
Grab the sourcecode from: https://github.com/eamonwoortman/wp-dockerhub-profile-widget
The widget plugin features include:
- Stylized widget inspired by the Docker Hub website
- Showing the users avatar
- Showing some user information like;
- Join date
- Repositories starred,
- Amount of public repositories
- A list of the popular repositories by the user, including the amount of stars and pulls for each repository
- A cached result of the widget using Transient, the cache timout can be adjusted via the widget settings
This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.
- Upload the plugin files to the
/wp-content/plugins/plugin-namedirectory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
- Add the widget to your desired location in Appearance->Widgets
- Enter your Docker Hub username in the appropriate field
Credits goes to James Valentine for creating the original Github Profile Widget. I merely changed the API calls and visuals of his plugin so go to his repository and star him.
Credits go to the Github team for their “star.svg” and “cloud-download.svg” from: https://github.com/primer/octicons/tree/master/lib/svg
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