Keyoxide docs


Let's add a decentralized Github proof to your OpenPGP keys.

Post a Github proof message

Log in to and click on New gist.

Name the file and copy the following content into it (make sure to replace FINGERPRINT and USERNAME):

This is an OpenPGP proof that connects [my OpenPGP key]( to [this Github account]( For details check out

[Verifying my OpenPGP key: openpgp4fpr:FINGERPRINT]

After creating a public gist, copy the link to the gist.

Update the PGP key

First, edit the key (make sure to replace FINGERPRINT):

gpg --edit-key FINGERPRINT

Get a list of user IDs and find the index of the one to assign the notation to:


Select the desired user ID (make sure to replace N):

uid N

Add a new notation:


Enter the notation (make sure to update with the link to the post copied above):

Save the key:


Upload the key to WKD or use the following command to upload the key to (make sure to replace FINGERPRINT):

gpg --keyserver hkps:// --send-keys FINGERPRINT

And you're done! Reload your profile page, it should now show a verified Github account.