jQuery Plugin For Tweetable Website Content - tweetable.js

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jQuery Plugin For Tweetable Website Content - tweetable.js

tweetable.js is a lightweight jQuery plugin inspired by New York Times article that allows you to make your website content easily tweetable by adding a data-tweetable attribute to the sentence or snippet.

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How to use it:

1. Include jQuery library and jquery.tweetable.js script on the web page

<script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.10.2/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script src="jquery.tweetable.js"></script>

2. The html

<span data-tweetable>Man, this is such a dope little sentence.</span>
<span data-tweetable="You didn't even believe me, did you?">Try clicking this!  It'll say something else!</span>

3. The CSS

.tweetable {
padding: 3px;
background-color: #e9ebe4;
color: #000;
.tweetable:after {
content: url('https://dev.twitter.com/sites/default/files/images_documentation/bird_gray_16.png');
.tweetable:hover {
background-color: #e2f1f9;
.tweetable:hover:after {
content: url('https://dev.twitter.com/sites/default/files/images_documentation/bird_blue_16.png');

4. Call the plugin with options

$(function () {

    via: 'jqueryscript', // your twitter's user name


5. All default configuration options.

$(function () {

    dataAttr: 'data-tweetable',
    linkClass: 'tweetable',
    via: null,
    related: null,
    url: window.location.pathname


Change log:


  • Support 280 character tweets

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by jmduke. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.