A GitHub README File
Adding a README file to your GitHub repository is the best way to introduce your project to others. Since it is usually the first thing others see on your repository, it is the best place to explain what your project does, why it’s useful, and how they can get started with it.
Writing a Good README file
A good README file in GitHub, at minimum, contains the following elements:
- How to use
You can further level up your README file with markdown:
- Use headers and HTML to format your README and make it easier to read.
- The headers automatically generate a table of contents on GitHub!
- Use media, such as images and videos, to make your project look more appealing.