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How to Build Twitter Clone using HTML and CSS | Tutorial

Hello Coders, In this article we are going to learn How to Create Twitter Clone using HTML and CSS.

Who doesn’t use Twitter? Maybe you don’s use but you heard about it right? Twitter has a simple and a very attractive UI design. Re creating the twitter design could be quite challenging. So, in this article we are going to have a look at step by step tutorial where we build the twitter clone.

I have provided all the required step by step video tutorial as well as the complete source code of the project for you to help you build it.

Build Twitter Clone with HTML and CSS | Video Tutorial

In the above video tutorial, I have explained each and everything with all the codes. hope you learnt something from it and improved your html and css skills. The video really helps a lot if you are a complete beginner to web development.

Build Twitter Clone with HTML and CSS | Source Code

Below I have provided both HTML and CSS Code of this project. You can also download the complete source code of this project by clicking on the download button at the end of this article.

How do I build Twitter Clone in HTML? HTML Source Code

Create an index.html file and add all the required boiler plate of the html document and copy the below code. (Download from the button below)

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  <head>
    <meta charset="UTF-8" />
    <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge" />
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" />
    <title>Twitter Clone - Final</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="styles.css" />
    <link href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/icon?family=Material+Icons" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link
      rel="stylesheet"
      href="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/font-awesome/5.15.3/css/all.min.css"
      integrity="sha512-iBBXm8fW90+nuLcSKlbmrPcLa0OT92xO1BIsZ+ywDWZCvqsWgccV3gFoRBv0z+8dLJgyAHIhR35VZc2oM/gI1w=="
      crossorigin="anonymous"
    />
  </head>
  <body>
    <!-- sidebar starts -->
    <div class="sidebar">
      <i class="fab fa-twitter"></i>
      <div class="sidebarOption active">
        <span class="material-icons"> home </span>
        <h2>Home</h2>
      </div>

      <div class="sidebarOption">
        <span class="material-icons"> search </span>
        <h2>Explore</h2>
      </div>

      <div class="sidebarOption">
        <span class="material-icons"> notifications_none </span>
        <h2>Notifications</h2>
      </div>

      <div class="sidebarOption">
        <span class="material-icons"> mail_outline </span>
        <h2>Messages</h2>
      </div>

      <div class="sidebarOption">
        <span class="material-icons"> bookmark_border </span>
        <h2>Bookmarks</h2>
      </div>

      <div class="sidebarOption">
        <span class="material-icons"> list_alt </span>
        <h2>Lists</h2>
      </div>

      <div class="sidebarOption">
        <span class="material-icons"> perm_identity </span>
        <h2>Profile</h2>
      </div>

      <div class="sidebarOption">
        <span class="material-icons"> more_horiz </span>
        <h2>More</h2>
      </div>
      <button class="sidebar__tweet">Tweet</button>
    </div>
    <!-- sidebar ends -->

    <!-- feed starts -->
    <div class="feed">
      <div class="feed__header">
        <h2>Home</h2>
      </div>

      <!-- tweetbox starts -->
      <div class="tweetBox">
        <form>
          <div class="tweetbox__input">
            <img
              src="https://i.pinimg.com/originals/a6/58/32/a65832155622ac173337874f02b218fb.png"
              alt=""
            />
            <input type="text" placeholder="What's happening?" />
          </div>
          <button class="tweetBox__tweetButton">Tweet</button>
        </form>
      </div>
      <!-- tweetbox ends -->

      <!-- post starts -->
      <div class="post">
        <div class="post__avatar">
          <img
            src="https://i.pinimg.com/originals/a6/58/32/a65832155622ac173337874f02b218fb.png"
            alt=""
          />
        </div>

        <div class="post__body">
          <div class="post__header">
            <div class="post__headerText">
              <h3>
                Somanath Goudar
                <span class="post__headerSpecial"
                  ><span class="material-icons post__badge"> verified </span>@somanathg</span
                >
              </h3>
            </div>
            <div class="post__headerDescription">
              <p>Lorem ipsum, dolor sit amet consectetur adipisicing elit.</p>
            </div>
          </div>
          <img
            src="https://www.focus2move.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Tesla-Roadster-2020-1024-03.jpg"
            alt=""
          />
          <div class="post__footer">
            <span class="material-icons"> repeat </span>
            <span class="material-icons"> favorite_border </span>
            <span class="material-icons"> publish </span>
          </div>
        </div>
      </div>
      <!-- post ends -->

      <!-- post starts -->
      <div class="post">
        <div class="post__avatar">
          <img
            src="https://i.pinimg.com/originals/a6/58/32/a65832155622ac173337874f02b218fb.png"
            alt=""
          />
        </div>

        <div class="post__body">
          <div class="post__header">
            <div class="post__headerText">
              <h3>
                Somanath Goudar
                <span class="post__headerSpecial"
                  ><span class="material-icons post__badge"> verified </span>@somanathg</span
                >
              </h3>
            </div>
            <div class="post__headerDescription">
              <p>Lorem ipsum, dolor sit amet consectetur adipisicing elit.</p>
            </div>
          </div>
          <img
            src="https://www.focus2move.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Tesla-Roadster-2020-1024-03.jpg"
            alt=""
          />
          <div class="post__footer">
            <span class="material-icons"> repeat </span>
            <span class="material-icons"> favorite_border </span>
            <span class="material-icons"> publish </span>
          </div>
        </div>
      </div>
      <!-- post ends -->
    </div>
    <!-- feed ends -->

    <!-- widgets starts -->
    <div class="widgets">
      <div class="widgets__input">
        <span class="material-icons widgets__searchIcon"> search </span>
        <input type="text" placeholder="Search Twitter" />
      </div>

      <div class="widgets__widgetContainer">
        <h2>What's happening?</h2>
        <blockquote class="twitter-tweet">
          <p lang="en" dir="ltr">
            Sunsets don't get much better than this one over
            <a href="https://twitter.com/GrandTetonNPS?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@GrandTetonNPS</a>.
            <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/nature?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"
              >#nature</a
            >
            <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/sunset?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"
              >#sunset</a
            >
            <a href="http://t.co/YuKy2rcjyU">pic.twitter.com/YuKy2rcjyU</a>
          </p>
          — US Department of the Interior (@Interior)
          <a href="https://twitter.com/Interior/status/463440424141459456?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"
            >May 5, 2014</a
          >
        </blockquote>
        <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
      </div>
    </div>
    <!-- widgets ends -->
  </body>
</html>

How do I design Twitter Clone using CSS? CSS Source Code

Create an styles.css file and link it our html document and copy the below codes.

* {
  margin: 0;
  padding: 0;
  box-sizing: border-box;
}

body {
  --twitter-color: #50b7f5;
  --twitter-background: #e6ecf0;
}

.sidebarOption {
  display: flex;
  align-items: center;
  cursor: pointer;
}

.sidebarOption .material-icons,
.fa-twitter {
  padding: 20px;
}

.sidebarOption h2 {
  font-weight: 800;
  font-size: 20px;
  margin-right: 20px;
}

.sidebarOption:hover {
  background-color: var(--twitter-background);
  border-radius: 30px;
  color: var(--twitter-color);
  transition: color 100ms ease-out;
}

.sidebarOption.active {
  color: var(--twitter-color);
}

.sidebar__tweet {
  width: 100%;
  background-color: var(--twitter-color);
  border: none;
  color: white;
  font-weight: 900;
  border-radius: 30px;
  height: 50px;
  margin-top: 20px;
}

body {
  display: flex;
  height: 100vh;
  max-width: 1300px;
  margin-left: auto;
  margin-right: auto;
  padding: 0 10px;
}

.sidebar {
  border-right: 1px solid var(--twitter-background);
  flex: 0.2;

  min-width: 250px;
  margin-top: 20px;
  padding-left: 20px;
  padding-right: 20px;
}

.fa-twitter {
  color: var(--twitter-color);
  font-size: 30px;
}

/* feed */
.feed {
  flex: 0.5;
  border-right: 1px solid var(--twitter-background);
  min-width: fit-content;
  overflow-y: scroll;
}

.feed__header {
  position: sticky;
  top: 0;
  background-color: white;
  z-index: 100;
  border: 1px solid var(--twitter-background);
  padding: 15px 20px;
}

.feed__header h2 {
  font-size: 20px;
  font-weight: 800;
}

.feed::-webkit-scrollbar {
  display: none;
}

.feed {
  -ms-overflow-style: none;
  scrollbar-width: none;
}

/* tweet box */
.tweetbox__input img {
  border-radius: 50%;
  height: 40px;
}

.tweetBox {
  padding-bottom: 10px;
  border-bottom: 8px solid var(--twitter-background);
  padding-right: 10px;
}

.tweetBox form {
  display: flex;
  flex-direction: column;
}

.tweetbox__input {
  display: flex;
  padding: 20px;
}

.tweetbox__input input {
  flex: 1;
  margin-left: 20px;
  font-size: 20px;
  border: none;
  outline: none;
}

.tweetBox__tweetButton {
  background-color: var(--twitter-color);
  border: none;
  color: white;
  font-weight: 900;

  border-radius: 30px;
  width: 80px;
  height: 40px;
  margin-top: 20px;
  margin-left: auto;
}

/* post */
.post__avatar img {
  border-radius: 50%;
  height: 40px;
}

.post {
  display: flex;
  align-items: flex-start;
  border-bottom: 1px solid var(--twitter-background);
  padding-bottom: 10px;
}

.post__body img {
  width: 450px;
  object-fit: contain;
  border-radius: 20px;
}

.post__footer {
  display: flex;
  justify-content: space-between;
  margin-top: 10px;
}

.post__badge {
  font-size: 14px !important;
  color: var(--twitter-color);
  margin-right: 5px;
}

.post__headerSpecial {
  font-weight: 600;
  font-size: 12px;
  color: gray;
}

.post__headerText h3 {
  font-size: 15px;
  margin-bottom: 5px;
}

.post__headerDescription {
  margin-bottom: 10px;
  font-size: 15px;
}

.post__body {
  flex: 1;
  padding: 10px;
}

.post__avatar {
  padding: 20px;
}

/* widgets */
.widgets {
  flex: 0.3;
}

.widgets__input {
  display: flex;
  align-items: center;
  background-color: var(--twitter-background);
  padding: 10px;
  border-radius: 20px;
  margin-top: 10px;
  margin-left: 20px;
}

.widgets__input input {
  border: none;
  background-color: var(--twitter-background);
}

.widgets__searchIcon {
  color: gray;
}

.widgets__widgetContainer {
  margin-top: 15px;
  margin-left: 20px;
  padding: 20px;
  background-color: #f5f8fa;
  border-radius: 20px;
}

.widgets__widgetContainer h2 {
  font-size: 18px;
  font-weight: 800;
}

Done! You can download the complete source code by clicking on download button below.

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