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Add a GitHub project badge for Hacktoberfest [GithubHacktoberfest] #4109
Something I've wanted to offer is a nice badge for Hacktoberfest, which projects can use to advertise their participation, encourage contributions, and celebrate new contributions. There was some discussion about this at #1519 (comment) and a little bit of chat in Discord today.
Here's a proposal! Would be really curious for comments!
By default this counts open issues labeled hacktoberfest but you can pick a different label if you want. By default it counts all PRs merged in October but you can filter that with a label if you want.
This is hard-coded for Hacktoberfest 2019. At some point if people like the badge, we'll want to generalize it, though I think we could wait and do that sometime next year.
Alternatively we could include 2019 in the badge URL, which would make it clear that projects are participating in a given year (as opposed to some past year) and also to display stats from previous years.