Follow Button FAQ¶
- Which browsers does the Follow Button support?
- What are the dimensions of the Follow Button?
- What happens if twitter.com has an error or is over capacity?
Which browsers does the Follow Button support?¶
- Internet Explorer 9+
- Chrome 37+
- Safari 7+
- Firefox 36+
- Android Browser 4.4+
What are the dimensions of the Follow Button?¶
The Follow Button is 20 pixels in height. Its width will vary depending on the language you have chosen (or the language of the viewer), the length of the specified
screen_name, number of followers when
show_count is active, etc. We recommend you make room for the
screen_name value, and
show_count value if you choose to display it.
data-width attribute. If you are using the iframe version you can use the
What happens if twitter.com has an error or is over capacity?¶
Just like the Tweet Button, the Follow Button is hosted on a high performance content distribution networks and is kept separate from twitter.com. This means if twitter.com goes down, your site will not be affected and the button will still display. What could happen in the worst case is when a user presses the Follow Button, the “Following” action would not be triggered.