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Twitter Resource for Designers – Twibies

Twibies – site presenting a collection of free twitter bird icons, illustrations, twitter themes and other twitter freebies (currently 66 twitter designs).

Twibies lets you choose the file format of icons you want to download from the dropdown menu: Photoshop (PSD), Fireworks (PNG), Illustrator (AI, EPS), transparent (PNG, GIF) or others (ico, icns and other) .

Twibies has a page to submit your free twitter based designs, whether its a theme, an icon set or any design based on twitter, you can submit it.

Collection of free twitter icons, themes and designs - Twibies

Custom Retweet Buttons – jQuery Plugin

Custom Retweet Buttons – a jQuery Plugin that allows you to build your own Custom Retweet Buttons and style it however you like with CSS from the ground up.

Plugin works by using two APIs, it goes to topsy to get the tweet count of the url and then it goes to bit.ly to get a shortened link.

Create custom css styled retweet buttons with jQuery

When creating the templates for the button markup and default retweet text, there are a number of variables available like:

  • count – The total number of tweets the url has.
  • title – The title of the page (can be overridden in the settings)
  • url – The full url of the page (can be overridden in the settings)
  • account – The twitter account to use in the retweetTemplate.
  • shortURL – The bit.ly shortened version of the full url.
  • allTweetsURL – The link to all tweets of the url on topsy.

Free Twitter Icon Set

Twitter Icon Set which is 100% vector (Fireworks file). This set contains 4 different poses of the Twitter bird. Both PNG and PSD versions has been included in the .zip file.

You can use the icons for private and commercial projects, blogs and web-sites for free, without any restrictions whatsoever.