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Tip 3.0: Simple Social Bar (HTML+CSS)

So you want a simple bar which takes your members to your social profiles.  Here it is..

What we are creating:

HTML (can go in your ABOVE FOOTER HTML box on any page- change to your links)

<ul class="spicesocialwidget">
<li class="facebook">
<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank" title="facebook">
<div class="tooltip"><span>Facebook</span></div>
<li class="googleplus">
<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank" title="googleplus"></a>
<li class="pinterest">
<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank" title="pinterest"></a>
<li class="twitter">
<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank" title="twitter"></a>
<li class="rss">
<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank" title="rss"></a>
<li class="skype">
<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank" title="Skype"></a>
<li class="vimeo">
<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank" title="vimeo"></a>
<li class="dribbble">
<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank" title="dribble"></a>
<li class="flickr">
<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank" title="flickr"></a>
<li class="linkedin">
<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank" title="linkedin">
<li class="youtube">
<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank" title="youtube"></a>

CSS (Goes in your Design Studio Advanced CSS)

ul.spicesocialwidget {
margin: 140px 0;
padding: 0;
width: auto;
height: 32px;
border: 1px solid rgba(0,0,0,0.1);
text-align: center;
font-family: "Helvetica Neue", "Helvetica", "Arial", sans-serif;
ul.spicesocialwidget li {
list-style:none outside none;
display: inline-block;
ul.spicesocialwidget li a {
background-size:auto 96px;
border:0 none;
/*transition:all 0.2s ease 0s;*/
position: relative;
display: flex;

.tooltip {
visibility: hidden;
opacity: 0;
position: absolute;
top: -25px;
left: 50%;
z-index: 1;
-webkit-transition: all 0.3s ease;
-moz-transition: all 0.3s ease;
transition: all 0.3s ease;
-webkit-backface-visibility: hidden;
-moz-backface-visibility: hidden;
-ms-backface-visibility: hidden;
backface-visibility: hidden;

.tooltip span {
position: relative;
left: -50%;
padding: 6px 8px 5px 8px;
border-radius: 3px;
font-size: .7rem;
z-index: 1;
line-height: 1;
.tooltip span:after {
position: absolute;
content: " ";
width: 0;
height: 0;
top: 100%;
left: 50%;
margin-left: -8px;
border: 8px solid transparent;
.spicesocialwidget a:hover .tooltip {
display: block;
visibility: visible;
opacity: 1;
-webkit-transform: translate(0, -10px);
-moz-transform: translate(0, -10px);
-ms-transform: translate(0, -10px);
transform: translate(0, -10px);

.ie7 ul.spicesocialwidget li a,
.ie8 ul.spicesocialwidget li a {
ul.spicesocialwidget li.facebook a { background-position:0 0; }
ul.spicesocialwidget a { background-position:-32px 0; }
ul.spicesocialwidget li.dribbble a { background-position:-64px 0; }
ul.spicesocialwidget li.googleplus a { background-position:-96px 0; }
ul.spicesocialwidget li.linkedin a { background-position:-128px 0; }
ul.spicesocialwidget li.pinterest a { background-position:-160px 0; }
ul.spicesocialwidget li.rss a { background-position:-192px 0; }
ul.spicesocialwidget a { background-position:-224px 0; }
ul.spicesocialwidget li.twitter a { background-position:-256px 0; }
ul.spicesocialwidget li.vimeo a { background-position:-288px 0; }
ul.spicesocialwidget a { background-position:-320px 0; }

ul.spicesocialwidget li.facebook a:hover { background-position:0 -32px}
ul.spicesocialwidget a:hover { background-position:-32px -32px}
ul.spicesocialwidget li.dribbble a:hover { background-position:-64px -32px}
ul.spicesocialwidget li.googleplus a:hover { background-position:-96px -32px}
ul.spicesocialwidget li.linkedin a:hover { background-position:-128px -32px}
ul.spicesocialwidget li.pinterest a:hover { background-position:-160px -32px}
ul.spicesocialwidget li.rss a:hover { background-position:-192px -32px}
ul.spicesocialwidget a:hover { background-position:-224px -32px}
ul.spicesocialwidget li.twitter a:hover { background-position:-256px -32px}
ul.spicesocialwidget li.vimeo a:hover { background-position:-288px -32px}
ul.spicesocialwidget a:hover { background-position:-320px -32px}

.spicesocialwidget .facebook span { background: #3b5a9b; color: #dce5ed; text-shadow: 0px 1px 0px #2f487c; }
.spicesocialwidget .facebook span:after { border-top-color: #3b5a9b; }

Happy Holidays!  Let me know if you need help with your Ning Community design or custom ideas! ..

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