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Easily print GitHub markdown as beautiful PDFs that – in Chrome – immediately download

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/04/26

Printing Markdown with GitPrint

Simply view any Markdown file on GitHub, then in your URL bar replace the part of the URL with — your markdown file will be rendered to a beautiful, printable PDF.

Try an example

Every once in a while I feel like I’ve been living under a stone for years. Today is such a day as gitprint has been around since 2014 and I only noticed it until now.

It’s cool as it prints any github page (including Markdown, RestructuredText, etc) as a PDF file.


  • The PDF file is named after the url. For the above example, the PDF is
  • In my browsers, it directly starts downloading the PDF file.
  • There is a bookmarklet on the gitprint home page for easy browser integration
  • There is a gitprint Chrome Extension for even better integration into chrome (it modifies the pages to add printing support)
  • It’s https too (truckloads of web-sites could learn from that).


Source: Easily print GitHub markdown as beautiful PDFs

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