Skip to content

HTTPS clone URL

Subversion checkout URL

You can clone with
or
.
Download ZIP
Chrome extension for a slightly better Twitter
CoffeeScript JavaScript
Branch: master

Fetching latest commit…

Cannot retrieve the latest commit at this time

Failed to load latest commit information.
src
.gitignore
README.md
tile.png
tile.pxm

README.md

Better Bird

For a slightly better Twitter

This Google Chrome extension will:

  • Move content (timeline) to the left-hand side and the dashboard stuff to the right.
  • Expose your @mentions and saved searches in the dashboard.
  • Expand shortened URLs wherever possible, so you know where you are actually clicking.
  • Speaking of which, there is no need to redirect through t.co or bit.ly, now is there?
  • Widen the layout, and optionally use a nicer font (Georgia), which makes glib bullsh*t seem 0.1% more literary.

The stable release is in the Chrome Web Store.

Uses the lovely Twitter icons from Design Junction.

If you feel like playing with the latest, possibly unstable update:

Download as a .zip or pull with Git.

In Chrome, under Tools > Extensions there is a checkbox for “Developer mode” in the upper right. This will allow you to “Load unpacked extension...” from a local folder. Select BetterBird/src.

Something went wrong with that request. Please try again.