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How to style the WordPress Jetpack Twitter Widget

On millions of WordPress sites running the latest twentytwelve theme and automattic’s Jetpack the Twitter widget looks extremely crappy, just surf around:


… because nobody wants to spend the 5 minutes it takes to style it … so … I took 5 minutes for the widget in my sidebar because it irritated me:


I do realize that it needs a lot more finishing and that the UTF8 symbols are not supported on a lot of devices … but … for the 1 visitor a day on my blog… do I care enough to spend more time?

Here is the CSS code, if you have some time to style this better, please add the link to your improvements in the comments :)

.widget_twitter {-moz-border-radius:10px;border-radius:10px;border: solid 2px #ccc;padding:4px;background-color:#00acee;color:#fff;}
.widget_twitter ul.tweets li,  .widget_twitter ul.tweets li a {border-bottom:dashed 1px #fff;font-size:12px;margin-bottom:0px;color:#fff;text-decoration:none;}
.widget_twitter h3,.widget_twitter h3 a
.widget_twitter h3 a:before {content: url('');}
.widget_twitter h3 a:after {content:' \2669 \266A \266B \266C';}