Making Facebook Share Button Fit In

The share buttons that are currently offered by sites such as Digg, Facebook and Tweetmeme all have something in common when it comes to their height. 61px seems to be a developing standard.

The problem is that when you line them all up the Facebook share button is actually wider than the others which seem to come in at 52px.

Well you can make the Facebook button 52px in width without too much trouble. Facebook only use two classes to style the inner ‘Share’ button which seems to be the decider when it comes to the buttons width.

By shaving a little off the left and right padding we can bring the Facebook share button back down to 52px in width and make it play nice with the other share buttons.


The extra span is just enough to beat the included Facebook css with a higher specificity score by 1 single point.

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How To Create A Fluid Facebook Publisher Interface

Facebook recently changed their publisher inface, again.

The publisher interface is what you see on all profile pages and on your home page. It is how you change your status, and can use it to publish link and photos too. The final option is to use one of you applications who offer a publisher.

Because the publisher is now used on the home and profile pages which have different widths, and Facebook have yet to document any explanation of how to make your publisher interface inline easily I spend a bit of time tinkering.

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