How to create my own cheat sheets?

Follow these steps to create your own cheat sheets!

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CheatCheetah generates cool looking cheat sheets (like the one you’re currently looking at 😉) from simple markdown files.

How does it work?

How does it work?

Basically, you create your cheat sheet as markdown files, saved on Github.

CheatCheetah generates the good looking version and makes them available to anyone! 🤩

What’s markdown?

What’s markdown?

Markdown is a lightweight markup language that you can use to add formatting elements to plaintext text documents.

1 - Create a free Github account

1 - Create a free Github account

CheatCheetah will generate cheatsheets based on your Github account.
For instance, the source for this page lives in CheatCheetah github account, right here!

2 - Create your cheatsheets repository

2 - Create your cheatsheets repository

This is the “project” where your actual cheatsheets will be saved.

If you don’t know how to create a repository, follow the steps detailed in the link below.

ℹ️ The exact name of the repository doesn’t matter, but we advise you to just call it cheatsheets, it makes things simpler!

3 - Create your first cheatsheet

3 - Create your first cheatsheet

Add a file with the .md extension inside your repository.

For instance, you can create a file named best_stock_photography_websites.md with the following content:

### Best free stock photography websites
{: .-intro}

A list of websites with great, authentic, royalty-free images!

- [Unsplash](https://unsplash.com/) _Largest free stock photography library!_
- [Pexels](https://www.pexels.com/) _Curated stock photography under CC0 license_
- [Reshot](https://www.reshot.com/) _Handpicked, non-stocky images_

Save it…

4 - Access your cheatsheet on CheatCheetah

4 - Access your cheatsheet on CheatCheetah

  • Go to the Community page and add your Github account (top right corner).
  • Add your cheatcheet repository in the Tracked repository box (top right corner)
  • Your cheatsheets should appear below!

That’s it!

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