Follow this walkthrough of making a digital poster design made purely of HTML and CSS. Being a design that makes use of CSS3 properties, it’s only suited to the modern browsers of Firefox, Safari, Chrome and Opera.
Let’s look at how CSS gradients, shadows, borders and transitions can all be combined to create a stylish button for your website.
simple CSS3 animated navigation menu, which degrades gracefully in older browsers and is future-proofed to work with the next generation of browsers.
see a Mac-like multi-level dropdown menu that I've created using border-radius, box-shadow, and text-shadow. It renders perfect on Firefox, Safari and Chrome. The dropdown also works on non-CSS3 compitable browsers such as IE7+, but the rounded corners and shadow will not be rendered.
Follow this step by step process to create your own stylish contact form completely out of HTML5 and CSS3. We’ll be using a couple of the handy new features in HTML5 to add cool functionality to our form, while making use of cool CSS3 properties to recreate our Photoshop concept purely in code.
his tutorial has been upgraded from its original version thanks to our friend Sven from Advanced Simple who sent us a solution to make these boxes work with Firefox 4, now you can find the improved code within the tutorial.
The HTML code of the form is given below. We use label for each input field, and wrap it in a div.
We’ve all come across the issue of efficiency when we’re slicing and coding a website. One very easy way to save on load time and pre-load any images for hover affects is to create a css sprite. Rather than having about 50 different 16×16 .png icons in an images folder, a css sprite throws all of those icons into one larger .png file.
In this tutorial I’m gonna show you how to recreate the same buttons, with the same effect as the original ones.
Google rolled out its top navigation bar today, and it now reflects across Gmail, Search, Reader and other Google Apps. In my opinion, the new design looks a lot sleeker and more modern than the old one since it does away with all the old school underlines.
then build up the final menu in HTML and CSS using a range of declarations to replicate the design and layout in code.
Jacob Nielsen’s site regarding the use of mega menus for navigation on your web site. An interesting read Mega Drop-Down Navigation Menus Work Well.
This tutorial covers the creation of CSS buttons with minimal markup and absolutely no images.
the power of CSS’s text-shadow property. Turns out the latest versions of Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Opera all render multiple text-shadows on elements, just like box shadows.
made a little CSS3 rotate-y loading graphic thing just for kicks. Here's an animated GIF of the glory as it appears in WebKit.
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a dynamic stack of index cards, that could be easily used as a menu, with HTML and CSS3, and use such CSS3 features as transform and transition (for the dynamic effects) and @font-face, box-shadow and border-radius (for the styling).