Git it write plugin has a shortcode [giw_edit_link] to add "Edit this page" to your posts. This will add a link to the markdown file in the GitHub repository allowing users to fork and contribute to the repository.

This shortcode can be added in plugin repository settings page under "post content template"

Supported attributes

  • post_id – The ID of the post to display edit link for. Default: Current post.
  • text – The link text. Default: "Edit this page"
  • icon – The icon to display inside link. Default: A fontawesome icon <i class="fas fa-pen"></i> &nbsp;
  • auto_p – To wrap the link inside paragraph tag. Default: false

Using in themes

The shortcode can be used in theme directly using the do_shortcode function echo do_shortcode( '[giw_edit_link]' );

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