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Just some other awesome CSS3 buttons – Red Team Design

Just some other awesome CSS3 buttons – Red Team Design
Whether you're designing a website or a web application, you'll need buttons for it. Now, with CSS3's help, it was never easier to create nice looking buttons. In this article you'll learn how to create some cool CSS3 buttons in just a few steps. View demo While last time we've created simple CSS3 gradient buttons, this time we'll build some nice CSS3 buttons with icons. In order to create the icons, this set of CSS3 buttons uses HTML entities. Minimal markup <a href="" class="button">Button</a> Simple button, with no icon. <a href="" class="button add">Add</a> Note the add class who adds the plus icon. Below you can find the styles used to create the buttons and icons: Why use entities rather than images? Faster loading, because we're talking about text here.Scalable, depending on font size.Styles as color and background are easy to update via CSS. Speed The above buttons do not use any image, automatically there's no extra HTTP image request. Scalability font: bold 1em/2em Arial, Helvetica; Update Related:  GRAPHIC ARTS 1

Free PSDs & Resources for Web Designers by Orman Clark Lessons in Conversion Centered Design: 7 Arm-Twisting Persuasion Techniques for Your Landing Pages Conversion Centered Design is a strange two-headed beast. On one side it aims to utilize principles of User Centered Design; usability, clear & relevant communication, targeted design and ease of navigation. On the other is a relentless desire to coerce visitors down a one-way sales funnel, where navigation and exploration are actively discouraged. Standalone landing pages differ from websites in that they are designed to persuade you to engage in a single offer, product or service. Typically used for promotion based marketing, the job of the landing page is to take an interested party - who clicked on a display banner or paid search ad - and convince them to convert right here and now (as opposed to the self-guided exploration facilitated on a website). Here are 7 methods you can use on your next landing page to persuade your visitors to convert: 7 persuasion techniques to make your landing pages convert better. 1. Examples of directional cues 2. The preview In transparency we trust 3. 4.

DisplayFusion Psychologen haben herausgefunden: Wer sein Büro mit schönen Bildern behängt, arbeitet kreativer. Das Tool DisplayFusion macht das auf dem PC - es hilft, das perfekte Hintergrundbild für Windows zu finden. Dazu verbindet sich die Anwendung mit dem Bilderdienst Flickr und sucht dort mit denen von Ihnen eingegebenen Stichwörtern das optimale Bild, speichert es auf der Festplatte und trägt es unter Windows als Bildschirmhintergrund ein. Damit Sie wissen ob die Auflösung ausreicht, drücken Sie auf den Vorschau-Button, der nicht nur das Bild vergrößert, sondern auch die wichtigen Informationen wie Dateigröße und Auflösung anzeigt. Es werden Start-Menüs von Drittanbietern wie Start8 oder Start Menu X unterstützt und es gibt außerdem integrierte Wallpaper-Anbieter. In der neuen Version 5.1.1 gibt es einige Änderungen und Bugfixes. Fazit: Mit DisplayFusion gestalten Sie Ihren Desktop abwechslungsreicher. Um die Freeware installieren zu können, wird .NET Framework 2 vorausgesetzt. Code a Backwards Compatible, One Page Portfolio with HTML5 and CSS3 25th January, 2010 Tom Kenny Tutorials HTML5 is the future of web development but believe it or not you can start using it today. HTML5 is much more considerate to semantics and accessibility as we don’t have to throw meaningless div’s everywhere. It introduces meaningful tags for common elements such as navigations and footers which makes much more sense and are more natural. This is a run through of the basics of HTML5 and CSS3 while still paying attention to older browsers. View Demo | Download Files (.zip) The HTML <! Download the HTML here (Right-click and save as). First thing first, let’s make sure the code validates with W3C’s experimental HTML5 validator. Good news, it does! The HTML5 Goodness As you can see from the code above there are new tags that you may not be familiar with. Header The first one you’ll notice is <header> and it does exactly what it implies. The header element as described in the HTML5 specs. Nav The nav element as described in the HTML5 specs Section Footer The Form

Make a Simple and Modern Web UI Button in Photoshop This beginner-level web/user interface design tutorial will walk you through the creation of a popular style of buttons that can be used in a variety of situations, such as in call-to-actions, common user tasks such as submitting a web form, and buying products from your e-store. In addition to the creation of the graphic in Photoshop, we will go over the HTML and CSS needed in order to make the design fully functional. Preview View Demo Step 1: Create the Photoshop Document Our button will be exactly 170px wide and 50px tall, but we’ll make a bigger canvas (600x600px) so that we have some breathing room while we work (then we can just crop our work before saving it). Step 2: Create the Base Shape Use the Rounded Rectangle Tool (U) set to Shape Layers and with a Radius of 5px to create a 170x50px rectangle. Step 3: Give the Base Shape a Layer Style The appearance of the button will largely depend on its layer style. We will give this layer two layer effects: a Gradient Overlay and a Stroke. <! Home Pimp Your Tables with CSS3 Today I am going to show you how to use some neat CSS3 properties to beautify your tables. With so many new selectors we can address specific table cells and rows in order to create a unique style without adding classes to the markup. We will be applying the -webkit and -moz […] View demoDownload source Today I am going to show you how to use some neat CSS3 properties to beautify your tables. With so many new selectors we can address specific table cells and rows in order to create a unique style without adding classes to the markup. We will be applying the -webkit and -moz gradients for creating a great look without images and learn how to insert content into elements with a specific class. Let’s start with the markup. The Markup The following will be our basic table structure: We have all the elements a table needs, a header, a body and a footer. CSS Table 1 The first table will be in green tones with some gradients for the descriptive cells, the “th” elements. CSS Table 2 CSS Table 3

page-fan-facebook-trucs-astuces from *** Veuillez noter que depuis le mois de mars 2011, les pages Fan Facebook ne supportent plus l’application Static FBML. Consultez le lien suivant si vous désirez apprendre comment créer une application Facebook pour personnaliser votre page fan. *** Article présenté par… Cet article vous est fièrement présenté par notre entreprise de création de sites web pour PME au Québec Guerilla Web. Les pages fan de Facebook sont extrêmement intéressantes pour les compagnies puisqu’elles leur permettent une grande visibilité sur le web et leur permettent également d’interagir avec leurs clients. La tâche facile : Installer une page fan Facebook. Vous trouverez, dans le billet suivant, 10 trucs et astuces Facebook afin d’ajouter ou d’améliorer des fonctionnalités sur une page fan ainsi qu’une superbe liste inspirante d’exemples de pages fans Facebook. N.B. Si vous avez d’autres trucs ou pages inspirantes à partager avec nous, n’hésitez pas à les écrire dans la section de commentaires! Le code: Le code:

Nine Vignetted Vintage Paper Textures Today, I have a highly useful set of vintage paper textures with slight vignetting around the edges. These were harvested from a lot of early 20th century books that I picked up from a local bookstore which still proves to be one of my most valuable texture-creating resources. The textures should prove especially useful for any poster designs or illustrations or as photo overlays. If you've used L&T textures in commercial work or earned a profit from them in your designs, please consider making a donation to Lost & Taken. Click on the textures below to download the high-res version or download them all in a zip file at the bottom of the post.

Top 10 CSS Table Designs - Smashing Coding By R. Christie Tables have got to be one of the most difficult objects to style in the Web, thanks to the cryptic markup, the amount of detail we have to take care of, and lack of browser compatibility. First things first Link We start with a valid xhtml 1.0 strict markup. <table id="..." You can read more about xhtml table markup in HTML Dog’s Table Section1. Before we start, let’s review the general rule of thumb for styling of tables: Tables love space. Now that we are all set up let’s get going, shall we? Overview of this article Page 1: Top 10 CSS Table Designs