Beautiful Photo Stack Gallery with jQuery and CSS3 The Night Top Cat! The most effectual Top Cat! Who's intellectual close friends get to call him T.C., providing it's with dignity.Top Cat! 12 Fun CSS Text Shadows You Can Copy and Paste Typography is everyone’s favorite toy in web design. One particularly fun tool that CSS gives you to play with your type is text-shadow, which seems simple enough at first but can be used to create some remarkable effects with a little ingenuity and creativity. Today we’re going to run through several text-shadow examples that you can copy and paste for your own work. The Basic Shadow The text-shadow property is super easy to work with and works well across all modern browsers without even so much as a vendor prefix! However, as far as I can tell, IE support, even up through IE9, is zilch.
CSS3 Pictogram Button If you follow my previous post about how to use pictogram for replacing image you must be familiar with this freebie I want to share. This is a set of 43 button with three different styles and six different colors and using entypo pictogram for replacing the images. Go through the post to see the entire sets. How to Create a WordPress Child Theme Have you ever spent countless hours customizing your site, only to lose all of your hard work after updating the theme? Creating a child theme allows you to make changes to your site without touching your original theme’s code, making it easier to update your site without the threat of wiping out changes when you update. A child theme inherits the functionality of its parent and you can turn off your child theme and fall back on the parent any time you want. In today’s Weekend WordPress Project we’re going to look at how to set up a child theme. Getting Started
How To Create Depth And Nice 3D Ribbons Only Using CSS3 In this last period on PV.M Garage we have described many trends of the modern Web Design and many techniques for creating stunning and impressive web sites. In one of our tutorials we learned how to realize a nice 3D ribbon and how to play with the drop shadow in Photoshop to simulate depth in a web design layout. This is a widespread trends in recent web design: creating a 3D perception in a website and simulating a “world” in three dimensions are two great ways for the designers to play with their skills. Thanks to useful graphic softwares (2D) we can easily create 3D elements, like ribbons and shadows, but we can also reproduce 3D scene using perspective, focus, color shading and opacity. There is also the possibility of using 3D softwares, like Blender, to create some 3D objects and images that we can use in our designs. DesignM.ag
Beginner’s Guide to Responsive Web Design Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned web professional, creating responsive designs can be confusing at first, mostly because of the radical change in thinking that’s required. As time goes on, responsive web design is drifting away from the pool of passing fads and rapidly entering the realm of standard practice. In fact, the magnitude of this paradigm shift feels as fundamental as the transition from table based layouts to CSS. Simply put, this is a very different way of designing websites and it represents the future. Free trial on Treehouse: Do you want to learn more about responsive web design?
CSS Decorative Gallery Did you like my previous CSS tutorial on how to create gradient text effects? I'm using the same trick to show you how to decorate your images and photo galleries without editing the source images. The trick is very simple. All you need is an extra <span> tag and apply a background image to create the overlaying effect. It is very easy and flexible — see my demos with over 20 styles, from a simple image icon to a rounded corner to a masked layer (both decorative and complex). 100 Great CSS Menu Tutorials Aug 23 2011 Navigation is such an important part of your website. It’s how your visitors navigate to the main areas of your site and makes it easy for them to find your good content. CSS is of course the perfect language for designing beautiful navigation menus.
What Creative Design Agency Now, this post was supposed to go out about two weeks ago, and since then it seems that every designer under the sun has written on the same subject – That’ll teach us for being lazy. Nonetheless, we decided to publish it anyway, just in case anyone missed any of the other great posts out there… By now you should all have heard of the iPad, and if not then you must have been living under a rock for the last few months! Touch screen devices are here to stay and you need to start thinking about how to design and develop to get the most out of them. Apple would like you to believe that the iPad is the only touch screen device that anyone should own (and to be honest it probably is the best), but there are already some strong competitors, and many more coming to the market this year. So, you need to get your thinking caps on and start designing your websites to work with them, as well as updating your other sites, too.
Word-Wrap: Force Text to Wrap Today I'm going to talk about a rarely used but extremely useful CSS property, the word-wrap. You can force long (unbroken) text to wrap in a new line by specifying break-word with the word-wrap property. For example, you can use it to prevent text extending out the box and breaking the layout. This commonly happens when you have a long URL in the sidebar or comment list. Word-wrap is supported in IE 5.5+, Firefox 3.5+, and WebKit browsers such as Chrome and Safari.