I’d like the different types of messages displayed in my app to match Facebook’s look and feel.
Facebook provides a family of tags that display text using their
familiar user interface standards:
fb:success. They all follow the same pattern, in that they have
two modes of use. For example, the following:
<fb:error message="Ka-Blam! Bad stuff happened!" />
will give you the message in Figure 6-32.
Figure 6-32. Facebook error with inline message
The following is a slightly more complex mode:
<fb:error> <fb:message>Ka-Blam!</fb:message> <p>Bad stuff happened!</p> </fb:error>
which will give you Figure 6-33.
Figure 6-33. Facebook error with title and message
Using the Facebook-native appearance is valuable because users are familiar with the look of errors and messages and will extend their understanding of them into your application. Figure 6-34 shows the three types of message displays.
Figure 6-34. Facebook error, explanation, and success messages
The only optional parameter is
decoration, which can be either
no_padding (removes the 20 pixels of padding that normally surround the ...