When you read a Post, watch a Video etc. on any Social Media platform, you immediately see a bunch of recommended posts / videos identical to the one that you are reading to increase your engagement. Unfortunately GitHub lacks such a provision on the Repository page.
Hence, it’s a difficult and uphill task to discover interesting GitHub repositories similar to a particular one that you may be interested in. Fortunately, there is a solution for you. This is where GitHub Recommender Extension steps in and helps you to locate similar repositories right on the GitHub Repo page based on their description.
GitHub Recommender is available as a Google Chrome Extension as well as a Firefox Addon. The links to both are available at the end of this article.
The working of the Extension / Addon is very simple. Just Install the Extension and navigate to any specific GitHub Repo. You will see a Similar Repositories section appear on the right side between the About and Releases section of the Repo Page. You can click on any of the Recommended Repositories to visit their page.
GitHub Recommender is a very handy tool to find and locate GitHub Repos that are similar / identical to a specific Repository that you are focused on.