• The aim of this how-to guide🏁 is getting a quick github hyperlink into a new doc to a doc that is located on github - so that the link is valid anywhere on the internet.

1. open in github extension


  • 2 options here
  1. for getting just the URL
    • switch from VSC → Chrome
    • press CTRL+L to get in to the address bar
    • press CTRL+C to copy the url
  2. for getting markdown hyperlink


  • return to the editor
  • paste the grabbed link
  • click the link to verify

2. list used sources