Customizing GitHub Gist Embeds

When embedding a GitHub Gist using a script tag, its contents gets injected into your page’s DOM. As the injected wrapper node has a .gist class, it’s perfectly possible to customize the appearance on your own site. Will Boyd walks us through it.

Will also created a repository with several pre-built themes. Simply add one of the CSS files to your page, and you’re good to go.

@import url('https://cdn.rawgit.com/lonekorean/gist-syntax-themes/848d6580/stylesheets/monokai.css');

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Bramus is a Freelance Web Developer from Belgium. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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