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Flip menu perspective. Flip menu perspective José Barcelon-Godfrey Something I thought up in a sketch I did a few days ago when I was bored.

flip menu perspective

-Best result with webkit prefixe browsers. (Icons from sketch image here via my twitter Related: On Scroll Header Effects. Some inspiration for headers that animate when scrolling the page.

On Scroll Header Effects

View demo Download source You’ve surely seen those really cool on scroll effects for headers that have been around lately. One example is the header on the Riot Industries website by Phil Renaud which rotates in 3d on click and enlarges when scrolling down. Similar work has been done by Johnny Simpson where he explores Scroll Activated Fixed Header Animations. We’ve also created a Blueprint for an On-Scroll Animated Header to get you started. Today we’d like to give you some inspiration for animated headers and show you what kind of effects could be used to spice up your website’s starting element and give it some life. Please note: this only works as intended in browsers that support the respective CSS properties. Creative CSS3 Animation Menus.

Being in the mood for experimenting with CSS3, I'd like to show you some creative menu hover effects in today's tutorial.

Creative CSS3 Animation Menus

The idea is to have a simple composition of elements, an icon, a main title and a secondary title, that will be animated on hover using only CSS transitions and animations. We'll be exploring some different effects for the elements. View demo Download source. CSS3 Minimalistic Navigation Menu. Martin Angelov As you have probably heard by now, CSS3 animations are a powerful tool, which enables you to create animations which run without the need of applying additional scripting to the page.

CSS3 Minimalistic Navigation Menu

What is even better, in the next generation of browsers we will have even more powerful tools, including 3D transformations (already present in Safari). But what difference does it make for us today? At the moment only three browsers give you the ability to animate CSS properties – Chrome, Safari and Opera, which together take up only a small part of the browser market. Firefox is expected to soon join the club, and with the impending release of IE9, it suddenly makes sense to start leveraging this technique.

So today we are making something practical – a simple CSS3 animated navigation menu, which degrades gracefully in older browsers and is future-proofed to work with the next generation of browsers. Top Drawer - A smooth dropdown menu for responsive web design. Tap the menu icon in the top right.

Top Drawer - A smooth dropdown menu for responsive web design

The click event will assign the class of active to the drawer container which alters the translate value to bring it into view. Modernizr will detect whether the user's device is capable of CSS transforms, if it isn't we simply show and hide the menu after the button is pressed - no point in animating if it isn't going to work smoothly. To set up the experiment we need to create a scenario similar to a box of matches, the box (in our case the top black heading) covers the match drawer beneath (our div with a class of drawer).

We build the page as normal but pull the drawer up and off the canvas using the CSS Translate property and show it again in the active state for the div using Translate back to it's regular position. Stick div at top after scrolling. No this is not about using position: fixed by default.

Stick div at top after scrolling

Take a look at this page as example, scroll down, and see the top-left. Advanced CSS Menu. Last tutorial, I showed you how to design a watercolor effect menu in Photoshop.

Advanced CSS Menu

This tutorial I will show you how to slice up the menu design (step by step) and put them together with CSS. Most of you probably know how to code a horizontal or vertical CSS list menu. Now let's take it to the next level — code an advanced (un-typical) list menu utilizing the CSS position property. View Demo CSS menu Download Demo ZIP Overview. A Pen by Josh Johnson.

Code a Responsive Navigation Menu. Navigation menus used to be a fairly simple thing.

Code a Responsive Navigation Menu

Code up an unordered list, float it left and you’re good to go. With responsive design being all the rage these days though you’re faced with some new challenges when creating a menu design. Follow along as we start from scratch and code a simple but effective responsive navigation menu that you can easily modify and reuse in your own projects. What We’re Building If you’re the kind of person who likes to skip ahead, here’s a sneak peek at what we’re building. Demo: Click here to see and tweak it on Dabblet. Mobile Navigation Design & Tutorial. One of the common challenges when designing responsive design for mobile is the navigation menu.

Mobile Navigation Design & Tutorial

If the site has many sections or pages, it gets challenging to squeeze all the items into a small mobile resolution. The navigation most likely ends up running into multiple lines or the buttons stacking on top each other. 30+ Pure CSS Menu Tutorials For Web Developers. CSS is an very useful and effective tool which help you separate the representation definitions of such structured documents as HTML, XHTML, XML from content.

30+ Pure CSS Menu Tutorials For Web Developers

It opens the doors to a lot of powerful and rich opportunities such as create a whole new look, feel, and effect of sites. We introduced some useful CSS skills, helpful CSS tools and most useful CSS resource in pervious articles. In this article, we collected 30+ pure CSS Menu tutorials for web developers. Enjoy! Create Vimeo-like top navigation. I really like the top navigation implemented on Vimeo.com. First time I saw it I wanted to recreate it. And this is exactly what I am going to do in this tutorial. What I like the most is the menu that drops down when you hover search box. It offers you different search options that you can choose and narrow your search. Super Fantastic CSS Navigation Image Rollovers. The fun part of CSS (if you’re a weirdo like me and get a kick out of this sort of thing) is coming up with the most optimized, cleanest, accessible, and compliant code that you possibly can. This tutorial will show you one of my favorite ways of doing a navigation menu with image rollovers done in CSS that uses only one image and very minimal HTML / CSS code.

This is by no means the only way of going about it, nor is it the “right” way if there is such a thing, but I’ve found this to be a very quick and efficient way of accomplishing our task.