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Cell Shield is a service that allows embedding a spreadsheet cell in a web page or README by backing a shields.io badge with a cell from a public Google Spreadsheet.

A public Google spreadsheet of a community effort

A shields.io badge which could be embedded on some README, wiki, forum post, or web page that pulls data from the cell B2 of that spreadsheet

Cell Shield Generator Tool

Make sure the spreadsheet you are viewing is publically viewable. Spreadsheets that are published but are not "anyone on the internet with this link can view" do not count.

Public Share


Your Badge

Image Source

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Need further customization?

Visit https://shields.io/endpoint for more options such as logos and other customizations.

Here's the raw endpoint URL to use with the shields.io endpoint creator:





I would love to hear any uses of this out in the field from you! Please get in contact with me (on GitHub)!