How to Use Ko-fi with Github
Receive donations, subscriptions and even offer 1:1 services (code reviews, customizations, support etc) directly from your GitHub repository. If you don't have a Ko-fi page yet, go ahead and set up a free account in 60 seconds over at Ko-fi.com!
1. Make Ko-fi Your "Sponsor" Funding Link in Your Repository
GitHub lets you add your Ko-fi page as a funding link so visitors to your repository can support your work!
To make your Ko-fi page your sponsor button, edit your FUNDING.yml file to include ko_fi: USERNAME e.g.
Learn more about adding a sponsor button to your GitHub Repository.
2. Add Your Ko-fi Page to Your GitHub Profile
Make sure you direct your audience to your Ko-fi page as your call to action in your GitHub profile.
3. Add a Ko-fi Button to Your ReadMe File
Add a Ko-fi button to your ReadMe file to highlight your Ko-fi page.
Login to Ko-fi and go to Widgets and copy the automatically generated code.
Paste in the code to your README.md file. Or simply copy the code below and replace supportkofi with your page name.
<a href='https://ko-fi.com/supportkofi' target='_blank'><img height='35' style='border:0px;height:46px;' src='https://az743702.vo.msecnd.net/cdn/kofi3.png?v=0' border='0' alt='Buy Me a Coffee at ko-fi.com' />
More Ways to Use Ko-fi to Make an Income
Use Ko-fi posts to share exclusive updates about your projects, offer rewards to Members, let supporters vote on features or use Ko-fi Commissions to offer services like custom support, implementation or code reviews!