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HTML5, CSS3, JS Demos, Creations and Experiments. 0to255. CSS3 Please! The Cross-Browser CSS3 Rule Generator. Form Design with Sliding Labels « CSSKarma. A few weeks ago I was reading an article on form UI by Luke Wroblewski of Yahoo!. For those who aren’t familiar with Luke, he (quite literally) wrote the book on good form design. In the article, one certain section about placing labels inside of form fields stood out to me: Because labels within fields need to go away when people are entering their answer into an input field, the context for the answer is gone. So if you suddenly forget what question you’re answering, tough luck—the label is nowhere to be found.

As such, labels within inputs aren’t a good solution for long or even medium-length forms. He brings up a good point. For best practice, Luke talks about leaving your labels outside the form field so it’s always available to the user. Enter: Sliding Labels After reading that article it occurred to me that there’s no reason we can’t have the best of both worlds. View demo The HTML At this point we have a pretty basic, and ugly form The CSS The jQuery.

10 Useful Online Tools for Working with CSS. Hey there folks!

10 Useful Online Tools for Working with CSS

We decided to devote our today’s post to something really useful and time-saving. So, please welcome our list of 10 online tools for CSS editing or creating ready elements that require styles. Complete CSS Guide - Cascading style sheets reference - Contents. Alternative Style: Working With Alternate Style Sheets. So you’ve got a web page.

Alternative Style: Working With Alternate Style Sheets

You’ve marked it up with structural XHTML. You’ve also been a good little web developer and used style sheets to control what your document looks like. You’ve even gone the extra mile and created several alternative style sheets to show how hardcore you are. Article Continues Below Great. Stroll.js - CSS3 Scroll Effects. Live Tools - Ribbon Builder. Ribbon Settings Ribbon Width Ribbon End Size Stitching & Shadows Text Settings Ribbon Message Font Size.

Live Tools - Ribbon Builder

Learn CSS Selectors interactively. Bear CSS - Helping you build a solid stylesheet foundation based on your markup. CSS3 Generator - By Peter Funk & Eric Hoffman. CSS3 Browser Support and Information. Skinning · Docs · Flowplayer. Flowplayer skin design is CSS3.

Skinning · Docs · Flowplayer

There are 4 approaches use the default skins with modifier classesoverride default skins with your own CSSclone our default skins and edit them. Our skin repository is in githubwrite a skin from scratch Typically you use the combination of 1 and 2. Primary CSS. CSS3 Menu. Free CSS Menu Maker. The 30 CSS Selectors you Must Memorize. Styling the web. 13 Really Useful Online CSS Tools to Streamline Development. CSS is nearly used on every modern website design.

13 Really Useful Online CSS Tools to Streamline Development

However, having to write and structure CSS code from scratch every time you have a project is extremely time consuming. Below, we present you with 13 amazingly useful CSS tools for hacking on writing time consuming code. We tried to place emphasis on unknown tools that every developer should have a looksy at, however don’t be surprised if we included a few known sources. We encourage you to find use of these tools and find ways to improve your development process. After all, developing websites shouldn’t be a task, it should be fun and rewarding. CSS Lifted corner Drop Shadow. CSS Beginner Tutorial. CSS, or Cascading Styles Sheets, is a way to style and present HTML.

CSS Beginner Tutorial

Whereas the HTML is the meaning or content, the style sheet is the presentation of that document. Graph Paper. About This 8.5 x 11 inch graph paper is made for visual designers, interaction designers, and information architects.

Graph Paper

You'll find styles for wireframing user interfaces, and story boarding interaction. I've been told that it's also used by animators and filmmakers. Enjoy. 960 CSS Framework – Learn the Basics. CSS Introduction. The CSS Box Model. At the risk of over-repeating myself: every element in web design is a rectangular box.

The CSS Box Model

This was my ah-ha moment that helped me really start to understand CSS-based web design and accomplish the layouts I wanted to accomplish. We've talked about the positioning of these boxes a bit, and about their behavior. What we haven't talked about much is the box itself. How is the size of the box calculated exactly? Snazzy Hover Effects Using CSS. With all these CSS3 effects and tutorials popping up every day that show all the new and wonderful things we can make happen, we sometimes forget about poor little old CSS2.1 and the great potential it still has.

Snazzy Hover Effects Using CSS

With very good browser support, we can do lots of cool things that we know will work in all major browsers. In this tutorial, I will be going over creating flexible advanced hover techniques using CSS2.1 properties. Here is a live demonstration of the effect we will be creating. Advanced hover states are quite simple When I first started learning CSS, the :hover pseudo-element was no more than a way to remove the underline on a text link. CSS Specific for Internet Explorer. As much as we don't like to deal with the IE bugs, we still have to face it because your boss and visitors are still using Explorer.

CSS Specific for Internet Explorer

It gets frustrating when different versions of Explorer displays web pages differently due to the inconsistent rendering engine. We typically use IE conditional comments to fix the IE issues. But there are more ways than the conditional comments... View Demo IE Specific. MooTools Consultant, jQuery Consultant - David Walsh. Reinventing a Drop Down with CSS and jQuery. For me, standard HTML Select element is pretty much annoying. It's ugly. It can't be styled properly in Internet Explorer. And it can't contain nothing but simple text. That is the reason why I needed to reinvent Drop Down element.

This tutorial shows how to do that (easily, believe it or not). View demo Download source code There is an update at the end of this tutorial and the second demo that shows the results of this updated code. Simple structure Let me explain HTML structure that will be used here. Using CSS Text-Shadow to Create Cool Text Effects. The CSS3 text-shadow property has been around for some time now and is commonly used to recreate Photoshop’s Drop Shadow type shading to add subtle shadows which help add depth, dimension and to lift an element from the page.

This isn’t all the text-shadow property is capable of though, by getting creative and playing around with the colours, offset and blurring we can create some clever and pretty cool text effects! Check out the six text effects of vintage/retro, inset, anaglyphic, fire and board game in the demo, then copy the code snippets below to use the effects in your own designs. Needless to say you’ll need a text-shadow supporting browser (Safari, Chrome, Firefox) to see them in all their glory. View the demo The text shadow CSS property is used to add shading to any text related HTML element. CSS Basics. XHTML CSS Template Layouts Open Source Web Templates Free Xhtml Css Templates by Web Designers. 21 Excellent Dreamweaver Extensions for CSS Productivity and Standards-Speckyboy Design Magazine. 21 Excellent Dreamweaver Extensions for CSS Productivity and W3C Standards. 15 of these extensions are freeware, the further 6 were that good I had to include them.

They are worth the price. CSS Sculptor for Dreamweaver Description: CSS Sculptor helps you create the custom Web standards compliant, CSS-based layout you want and flatten the CSS learning curve. You can choose from any of the 41 included layouts. Specify margins and padding for any page element along with type properties for paragraphs, headings and link states. CSS Floats 101.

The float property is a valuable and powerful asset to any web designer/developer working with HTML and CSS. Tragically, it can also cause frustration and confusion if you don’t fully understand how it works. Article Continues Below Also, in the past, it’s been linked to some pretty nasty browser bugs so it’s normal to get nervous about using the float property in your CSS rule sets.

Let’s calm those nerves and ease that frustration. jQuery Drop Down Menu, Web Buttons, Animated jQuery Menu, Navigation Bar, Java Menus for your Website! Quick CSS. Instructor: Jennifer Kyrnin Cascading Style Sheets, or CSS, is now the accepted way to indicate how your Web pages, HTML documents, and XML documents should be displayed. In this free class, you will learn how to add CSS styles to your HTML, your Web pages, even your entire site. CSS3 Generator. 21 Amazing CSS Techniques You Should Know. Cascading Style Sheets(CSS) is one of the building blocks of modern web design without which websites would have been ugly just like they were a decade ago. With time, the quality of CSS tutorials out there on the web has increased considerably. Simple CSS3 framework for creating GitHub style button links.