mashable social icon widget for blogger first version

At the internet a vast variety of Widgets available for sites and blogs. Decorating your blogs for the sake of better use experience is good. According to professional developers’ use of appropriate styles, icons and colors in websites are necessary step for vital SEO. Simple is better. I also discussed floatingsharing bar regarding gadgets topic. You might see our branded version of Font awesome style with multi stylish buttons series. But today’s version is totally branded and easy to implementation plus understandable for those who interested to creating their own products.

Simple HTML & CSS:

Now a days trend of CSS is increasing as compare to Java scripting & JQuery. Cascading style sheet is now most worthy and preferable because while loading sites it takes very little time and gives result. So use of java in website building plus in gadgets is a good idea. Site loading time directly effects SEO because at this time user dislike waiting in site loading time.

Mashable icons for websites

 So it is depend upon you to reduce your load time and give a positive impression to user. With the help of HTML language I create basic structure. After that using cascading style sheet and icons it builds.
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Adding Mashable social icons:

Implementation of this mashable widget just in seconds. Just like drag and drop. I also insert coding in this blogger post for demo. After implementation this widget looks like as you see here.

  • facebook
  • LINKEDIN
  • twitter
  • mail
  • gplus
  • Rss

First of all go to blogger dashboard
Select  Layout
choose Add a gadget option.
Now from here select HTML java script from drop down. Paste whole coding in it.

/**************************************************
     Start of TcM Social Widget
***************************************************/
<style type=”text/css”>
#mytcm {
            border: 0;
            margin-bottom: 10px;
            margin: 0 auto;
            width:320px;
            background-repeat: no-repeat;
            display: block;
}
#mytcm ul li {
            list-style-type: none;
            float: left;
            padding:5px;
            background-color: #ddd;
            border: 1px solid #000;
         margin:1px;}
</style>
                                             <!–Start of  TcM social widget–>
 <div id=”mytcm”>
                          <ul><li> <a href=”#” target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”><img src=”http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Gh6YJ0t4uyM/UlJ_oWXyXxI/AAAAAAAAAmA/yH0B3mMc63o/s1600/facebook.png” alt=”Facebook” title=”Facebook” width=”23″ height=”23″ /></a></li>
                           <li> <a href=” # ” target=”_blank”  rel=”nofollow” ><img src=”http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-OfzHCK-EHbI/UlKAxCFakTI/AAAAAAAAAmY/iYBLxReR_DM/s1600/linkedin.png” alt=”Linkedin” title=”Linkedin” width=”23″ height=”23″ /></a></li><li><a href=”#” target=”_blank”><img src=”http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-xzloXfdtV0Y/UlJ_BMujuSI/AAAAAAAAAl4/kGE-T1Mj7wY/s1600/twitter.png” alt=”twitter” title=”twitter” width=”23″ height=”23″ /></a></li>
                          <li><a href=”#” target=”_blank” title=”Email” rel=”nofollow”><img src=”http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-IcLPSOZrty8/UlKBS_dhy2I/AAAAAAAAAmk/V-vqtyqnqz8/s1600/email.png” alt=”mail” width=”23″ height=”23″ /></a></li>
                         <li><a href=”#” target=”_blank” title=”Gplus” rel=”nofollow” ><img src=”http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-TBai6yjMXwE/UlKAEnKAmnI/AAAAAAAAAmI/zp_PloXmMXU/s1600/gplus.png” alt=”gplus” width=”23″ height=”23″ /></a></li>
                         <li><a href=”#” target=”_blank” title=”Rss” rel=”nofollow”><img src=”http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Le3DfKoS-M4/UlKAc0IWLPI/AAAAAAAAAmQ/wl_smpZzrcs/s1600/rss.png” alt=”Rss” width=”23″ height=”23″ /></a></li></ul>
</div>
                                                  <!–End of  TcM social widget–>

Give a suitable Title if you want otherwise remain blank. Hit orange save button and refresh the page. Your work is done.

Customization:

Customizing in any widget is first step to learning these skills. So here customization preference is exist. Some basic features are these mashable social icons widget explained below. You may able to set its setting according to maintaining the relevancy of your template.
Changing of background color   background-color: #ddd; You may change yorself. 
Adding or drop of any icon. Removing <li> upto </li> Results deleting any icon. Also adding any other icon you put code between these two tags. Leave other settings default.
Replace all  #   sign with your Social Profile address or URLs.
Padding & border, adjust if you want
Alternatively remain all things intact and default. It will work greatly.

Need help:

In case of don’t tackle then you are most welcome for any problem. If you find this tutorial is helpful for other people or a learning platform for newbies who start their blogging journey just now. Then please share with all of them and keep learning. 

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