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Last active Oct 16, 2017

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Example of how to embed a Gist on GitHub Pages using Jekyll.

Here's an example of how to embed a Gist on GitHub Pages:

{% gist 5555251 %}

All you need to do is copy and paste the Gist's ID from the URL (here 5555251), and add it to a gist tag surrounded by {% and %}.

And here's what it would look like rendered:

Rendered Gist

lowellk commented May 14, 2013

The rendered output looks odd for the gist link

I wonder if being meta makes this harder to understand.

zeke commented May 19, 2013


slice commented May 22, 2013

Wow, this addition looks useful.

Is there a way to embed a single file? Yes there is!

{% gist 5555251 %}

kidlj commented Sep 14, 2013

Nice tip. forked.

LeahCim commented Mar 30, 2014

Cool, thanks!

abhiesa commented Aug 5, 2014

No solution, till end, what is cool, i don't understand.
Just contacted Github, and put this as a feature request.
Hope, that anybody sees this, will also do the same.

h4ckm03d commented Aug 7, 2014

very useful, thanks. 👯

is this feature still working guys? i couldn't get it to work!!

iplus26 commented Sep 26, 2015

Yes, it works and it's pretty!

What about for non-gists?

hndr91 commented Sep 21, 2016

I've tried and it doesn't work. I just paste gist embed code on page and it work

alejobit commented Oct 28, 2016 edited

It works by installing

But I prefer to use:

<script src=""></script>
<script src=""></script>

ogurcan commented Mar 8, 2017

I tried to embed <script src=""></script> and other examples in an .md file, however it doesnt work :(

abelvi59 commented Sep 4, 2017

thanks for this example brother
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palevell commented Oct 9, 2017

This didn't work for me . . .
Error: Liquid syntax error (line 3): Unknown tag 'gist'

But, using the Embed code from the gist page worked, just fine.

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