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Day 18: Social share ๐Ÿ”—

A social share is a component that displays anchors holding social sharing links of a current page.

The example component is visible below.

A few notes about this social share component:

  • CSS Variables are used for colors,
  • CSS Flexbox is used for layout,
  • the gap property is used to add spacing between flex items,
  • the after pseudo-element is used to add the link icon,
  • the :first-letter selector is used to make the first letter bolder.

The code:

<div class="advent-social">
<p>Share on:</p>
<a href="https://facebook.com/sharer/sharer.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.silvestar.codes%2Fside-projects%2Fadvent%2F12-18%2F" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Facebook</a>
<a href="https://twitter.com/intent/tweet/?text=See%20Social%20Share%20and%20other%20components%20in%20Advent%20of%20UI%20Components.&amp;url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.silvestar.codes%2Fside-projects%2Fadvent%2F12-18%2F" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Twitter</a>
<a href="https://www.linkedin.com/shareArticle?mini=true&amp;url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.silvestar.codes%2Fside-projects%2Fadvent%2F12-18%2F&amp;title=See%20Social%20Share%20and%20other%20components%20in%20Advent%20of%20UI%20Components.&amp;summary=See%20Social%20Share%20and%20other%20components%20in%20Advent%20of%20UI%20Components.&amp;source=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.silvestar.codes%2Fside-projects%2Fadvent%2F12-18%2F" target="_blank" rel="noopener">LinkedIn</a>
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.advent-social {
--color-xmas-alpha: #f7efef;
--color-xmas-beta: #d72621;
--color-xmas-gamma: #639565;

display: flex;
flex-wrap: wrap;
align-items: baseline;
justify-content: center;
gap: .5em;

.advent-social a {
color: var(--color-xmas-beta);

position: relative;
padding-right: .75em;

cursor: pointer;

.advent-social a:hover,
.advent-social a:focus,
.advent-social a:active
text-decoration: underline;

.advent-social a:first-letter {
font-weight: bold;

.advent-social a:after {
content: "๐Ÿ”—";

font-size: .5rem;

display: flex;
align-items: center;
justify-content: center;

width: 1rem;
height: 1rem;

position: absolute;
top: 0;
right: 0;


.advent-social p,
.advent-social a
display: block;
margin: 0;

.advent-social p {
font-size: .8em;
font-weight: 300;

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