Using CSS to Do Anything: 50+ Creative Examples and Tutorials Apr 21 2008 CSS can powerfully open the doors to a lot of rich and unique techniques. Today we are presenting a round-up of CSS coding, creative approaches and techniques. Definitely worth taking a very close look at! We also included some basic techniques you can probably use in every project you are developing. This is just the third article in this series , the forth part will be coming soon, stay tuned and Enjoy! A CSS Sticky Footer A CSS Sticky Footer that just works We've all tried to use a CSS Sticky Footer one time or another, but they never seem to come out right, do they? Well, the days of a hard to understand CSS Sticky Footer are thankfully over. With just a few simple CSS classes with minimal extra HTML markup, I've fashioned a CSS Sticky Footer that even beginners can get a handle on.
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Layout Gala: a collection of 40 CSS layouts based on the same markup and ready for download! All layouts use valid markup and CSS, and have been tested successfully on Internet Explorer/win 5.0, 5.5, 6 and beta 2 preview of version 7; Opera 8.5, Firefox 1.5 and Safari 2. Each of the columns could be the longest, and for testing columns length I've used the script filler text on demand. Each layout could represent a site with five main sections: header, content, navigation, other stuff and footer. The basic markup, common to every layout, is the following: <div id="container"> <div id="header">Header</div> <div id="wrapper"> <div id="content">Content</div> </div> <div id="navigation">Navigation</div> <div id="extra">Extra stuff</div> <div id="footer">Footer</div> </div> It's almost minimal, apart from an extra wrapper around the content.
CSS3 Lightbox Today we want to show you how to create a neat lightbox effect using only CSS. The idea is to have some thumbnails that are clickable, and once clicked, the respective large image is shown. Using CSS transitions and animations, we can make the large image appear in a fancy way. View demo Download source With the help of the pseudo-class :target, we will be able to show the lightbox images and navigate through them. An Introduction To The CSS3 Multiple Column Layout Module The Multi Column Layout Module has been introduced to help us create columns quickly and easily using CSS3 only. In this tut I'm going to be taking a look at some of its properties and demonstrate them through a series of examples. Anyone who has tried to create multiple columns in the past using CSS will already know that this type of layout has been achievable for a long time.
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Animatable: One property, two values, endless possiblities box-shadow From: 0 0 black To: Responsive Column Layouts Typically, to create a column layout, you would need to add the first or last classes to reset the margin space and clear the float. Today I’m going to share a very simple CSS trick to create a responsive column layout using nth-of-type pseudo class. I use this trick to code the WordPress themes at Themify. It doesn’t require any first or last class and the number of columns can be adjusted base on the viewport. In other words, it can be toggled from 4-column to 3-column or 2-column, etc.
Medium-Style Page Transition An article on how to achieve Medium’s next page transition effect—an effect that can be seen by clicking anywhere on the “Read Next” footer at the bottom of the page. This effect is characterized by the lower article easing upward as the current article fades up and out. View demo Download source Medium, a blogging platform which has gained popularity over the past several months, has one of the smoothest, most polished user interfaces on the web.
Spring-cleaning Unused CSS With Grunt, Gulp, Broccoli or Brunch The tough economic times on Tatooine hit everyone hard, including the Jawas. Delivering a fast experience on the web usually involves reducing server response time, minification of CSS/JS/HTML and an optimisation of images and above-the-fold content. We can further minimize the latency caused by stylesheet loading by removing unused CSS rules delivered to the client.