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Quickstart - creating your Profile through Forms

Add your Profile

You can create your Profile by completing a Form on the BioDrop app.

To do this, you need a GitHub account. If you do not have one yet, you can create one for free with an email address and password.

  1. Go to the BioDrop homepage

  2. Click on Sign up

BioDrop homepage

  1. Click on Continue with GitHub

BioDrop Forms login page

  1. This will take you to the GitHub login page

GitHub log in page

  1. After successful login to GitHub you will automatically be redirected back to BioDrop where you will see the Form:

BioDrop Form for new Profile

UsernameThis will be automatically populated with your GitHub username. This cannot be changed
Layoutuse the drop down to select which layout you would like
BioDescribe yourself in a few words who you are (you can use Markdown which will allow you to use the formatting styles like italic and bold)
TagsAdd searchable keywords for people to discover your Profile (they can be your area of expertise, interests or tech you use - such as DevRel or Javascript)

The following layouts are available:

ClassicThe different sections of your Profile will be shown in tabs
InlineThe contents of your Profile are displayed vertically

Note: as you complete these fields the information will appear on the right hand side, which will allow you to preview how your Profile will look.

  1. Click Save

You will see a notification at the top of the page which looks like this:

BioDrop Form created Profile

  1. Your Profile will be then be available on your custom URL (

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