There are a few ways to install.
- Download from here. The most recent stable release will be available. As of this writing, it’s REL-1.3.
- Clone the git repository:
git clone git://github.com/hank/github-widget.git
- Get it through WordPress (Work in Progress)
If you use one of the first 2 methods, just drop the resultant directory into
Using any of the three methods, after you have it installed, go to the Admin panel, Plugins -> Installed. Then, activate the plugin. Then, go to Appearance -> Widgets. Put it into a sidebar, and go look at the results.
Please report any errors or problems as a comment to this post.
UPDATE: I just found out that my minimal searching for ‘Github’ in the plugins area, which found no results when I tried it, was insufficient. I should have used Google. Oh, well – at least I know how a widget works now!