How To Create An Impressive GitHub Profile README

Martin Sidorov
The Dev Project
Published in
4 min readMar 27, 2022


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What is GitHub profile README?

GitHub shows your profile README at the top of your profile page. You can share information about yourself with the community on GitHub by creating a profile README.

You decide what information to include in your profile README, so you have full control over how you present yourself on GitHub.

My GitHub profile looks this way:

My GitHub profile README

Let’s create your own GitHub profile

First of all, to create a special repository, you will need to have a new repository with the name that matches your GitHub username, so go ahead and create it if you still don’t have it.

Then we will need to create a README file in it with the content you want. I have used some generator that helped me to fast get some readable casual style that looks good. Here it is