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Css-only Alternative to the Select Element. In this tutorial, I will present you my alternative solution to the select form tag.

Css-only Alternative to the Select Element

It’s css-only and it looks simple but really nice. We will use a list of radio elements, styled as a drop-down list, that will look and behave similarly to the select element. Of course you have to provide some fallback for mobile devices (and IE8 if you wish). I discuss that briefly in the final part of this tutorial. Check the demo and choose your favorite beer. Step 1 – HTML Here is the html we use within a form Step 2 – The idea To make things simple I tried to “sketch” my idea. Step 3 – CSS Let’s add some css that reflect the idea presented in the scheme above. And for the inner one Next We hide the inputs, we could just use display : none, but that would not work in browsers (some mobile ones) where clicking the label does not focus the associated input.

Step 4 – What happens on hover – CSS continued Step 5 – input:checked. Cutting Edge CSS3 Typography Techniques. Beautiful typography always intrigues me and I'm always looking for ways to combine web typography and technology to make them display better.

Cutting Edge CSS3 Typography Techniques

Last month I got a chance to experiment with CSS3 typography techniques and see how far I could mix and match these techniques to create a visually stunning piece of typography on the web. Today, I’ll show you how you can use these CSS3 properties to spice up your typography or create stunning text effects in a way you don’t think is possible. Note: These effects will only work on Webkit browsers but I have added fallbacks to make it viewable on other browsers. Cutting Edge CSS3 Typography Techniques Gradient on Text This works the same way as creating a gradient background with CSS3 but we clip the background to a text instead.

Unfortunately, This technique only works on webkit browsers. Css3 menu,animation navigation menu. In this new category called “Tips and Tricks” we will introduce some quick and interesting methods around web development and web design.

css3 menu,animation navigation menu

In today’s tip we’ll show you how to spice up your menu by adding a neat hover effect to it. The idea is to slide an image out to the right when hovering over a menu item. Each menu item (which is a unordered list item in this case) will have an anchor containing two spans and an image: <ul class="mh-menu"><li><a href="#"><span>Art Director</span><span>Henry James</span></a><img src="images/1.jpg" alt="image01"/></li><! -- ... We’ll give .mh-menu li a display block and rgba(255,255,255, 0.8) as background color. The 1140px CSS Grid System · Fluid down to mobile.

CSS3 Generator. CSS3.0 Generator. CSS3 Linear Gradients (new style syntax) CSS Layout Generator. A simple, lightweight approach. Blueprinter - Blueprint CSS Generator. GRIDINATOR → All your grid are belong to us. Grid Designer 2. If you're familiar with the grid, a bit of design and basic typography, using this script should be pretty easy - most of the functions are pretty self-explanatory.

Grid Designer 2

If you're unfamiliar with grids in general, you could start by reading an excellent series of articles by web designer Mark Boulton. For those who want a real understanding of the theory of grids in relation to design and typography, I strongly recommend this book. On the Columns tab, you can start your design in two ways: Fill in the number of columns, total width, gutters and margin widths, all specified in pixels - then press the design button. Recalculate the settings in various ways by clicking the row of buttons located next to each setting. The grid preview on the Columns tab will display the widths of each area, in pixels. Use the Typography tab to adjust and calculate basic typographic settings for your design. Finally, on the Export tab, you can generate copy-and-paste ready CSS, and a sample XHTML template. Ultimate CSS Gradient Generator -

CSS3 Gradient Generator. CSS3 Generator - By Peter Funk & Eric Hoffman. CSS Button Generator - Imageless css buttons simplified. Button Maker. CSS Type Set. Typetester – Compare fonts for the screen. Text Shadow Generator.

Use this CSS3 text shadow generator to easily add text shadow styles into your web project.

Text Shadow Generator

Your browser does not support the CSS3 text-shadow property. You can still use this tool to generate the CSS3 rule, but you won' be able to see the results. <div class="error_msg">Please enable Javascript to use this page. </div> Text Shadow Explained The CSS3 text-shadow property is one of the most popular techniques of progressively enhancing the design of a website. The text-shadow property is really simple to use.

It takes four values: the first value defines the distance of the shadow in the x (horizontal) direction, the second value sets the distance in the y (vertical) direction, the third value defines the blur of the shadow and the last value sets the colour. Supporting Browsers. 3D CSS Text Generator. CSS Sprite Generator. CSS Sprites - Online CSS Sprite Builder / Generator. Ceaser - CSS Easing Animation Tool - Matthew Lein. Generator. CSS Border Radius Generator. CSS3 Generator by Pascal von Seth (Pascal-Seven Webdesign from Hamburg)