CSS3 Hidden Social Buttons Today we’ll be looking at some very simple techniques using CSS3 transforms to make social link buttons. Usually you’ll see these links all over a site sitting there making a site look ugly. With this technique, we’ll style our buttons with our own CSS, and then let the like/follow/+1 button appear on hover. This ensures that our site can stay clean and good looking. Enough talk. News Publisher: Media Queries, CSSPublished: 24 Feb 2016 A really interesting way of providing responsive layouts without media queries. This is specifically for email clients because a lot of the most popular clients do not support media queries (like Gmail and Outlook for example). I think I found a new way to create responsive emails, without media queries. The solution involves the CSS calc() function and the three width,min-width and max-width properties.
What The Heck Is Responsive Web Design? Responsive websites respond to their environment Adaptive (Multiple Fixed Width Layouts) or Responsive (Multiple Fluid Grid Layouts) Recommended Approach Go All In On Responsive Make pages that look great at any size. “Day by day, the number of devices, platforms, and browsers that need to work with your site grows. 8 Ways to Add a Responsive Navigation Menu on Your Site By Jacob Gube There are plenty of techniques for implementing responsive navigation menus on your site. One of your options: Build your menu from scratch. There are many tutorials on the Web for that if you need to learn how. But some of us may just be interested in getting the task done as quickly and as painlessly as possible.
A Simple Device Diagram for Responsive Design Planning Updated for 2015! Check out Analytics-driven responsive web design planning At Metal Toad we're big fans of responsive design, but a common snag in the responsive planning process comes when choosing what device widths to design to. Just yesterday we had a big internal debate over what the best widths to design to are for 3 layout sites, 4 layout sites, etc. I'll get to our conclusions below, but another important distinction to call out is that for each layout there are two things to consider: what the pixel width range for a specific layout should be, and what pixel width the designer should create the PSDs at.
Getting Creative With the Google Maps API You’ve designed a shiny new website; carefully selecting the colors, typography and photographs to perfectly reflect the company's branding. Then your client asks you to add a map. Sure, you could use a map building ‘wizard’, such as the one that comes with every google account. But, let’s face it, their functionality is limited and they look pretty generic! The Google maps API, on the other hand, gives you the freedom to create completely customized maps, which can do all sorts of cool things. The Portsmouth History map is a site I built recently using this API. Responsive CSS Framework Comparison: Bootstrap, Foundation, Skeleton Bootstrap 4.0.0-alpha is a fairly large update to the framework. It has dropped Less support in favor of Sass, converted from px-based to rem-based sizing, improved its grid system, and dropped IE8 support. Also, all its JS plugins were re-written in ES6, it now uses a customized reset CSS file called Reboot, and offers flexbox support via a Sass boolean variable.
Weekly Web Design Inspiration #33 Web design inspiration is the most important part for designers, without inspiration we could not create better designs. When we are creating a new website you may be inspired by seeing other sites that are beautifully designed. As a web designer, it’s a must to know the current trend, particularly in web designs there’s always new trends emerging quite often. We have seen a lot of trends passed us in a couple of years like web2.0 styles to grunge, hand drawn, big fonts, illustration designs, ECommerce design Etc.
Wireframe Effectively on the New, Improved 970 Grid System by anthony on 12/03/10 at 3:56 pm Page layout is an important aspect of web design. A popular approach to designing page layouts is to use a grid system. Grid systems are used during the wireframing stage of the design process. The purpose of a grid system is to help guide the placement, sizing, order, repetition and alignment of elements on your page. Using it for wireframes is necessary for designers to create a consistent and balanced page layout.