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21 Amazing CSS Techniques You Should Know

21 Amazing CSS Techniques You Should Know
Cascading Style Sheets(CSS) is one of the building blocks of modern web design without which websites would have been ugly just like they were a decade ago. With time, the quality of CSS tutorials out there on the web has increased considerably. Here are 21 amazing CSS Techniques that you might not have thought could be done by CSS. 1. Cross Browser CSS SlideShow Amazing demonstration of how to create a cross browser image gallery using just CSS. 2. This tutorial demonstrates a crazy way to create an image map using just CSS. 3. Create a lighbox using just CSS with no JavaScript required. 4. Replace the submit buttons with images using CSS, degrades back to submit button if CSS is disabled. 5. Amazing tutorial on how to create an animated navigation menu using just CSS. 6. Create a tree like navigation from nested lists of links. 7. Create eye-catching titles with nice gradient effect using just CSS. 8. 9. Amazing way to create a liquid layout using negative margins 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.

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Quick CSS Instructor: Jennifer Kyrnin Cascading Style Sheets, or CSS, is now the accepted way to indicate how your Web pages, HTML documents, and XML documents should be displayed. In this free class, you will learn how to add CSS styles to your HTML, your Web pages, even your entire site. The Top 10 Web Design Skills You WILL Need! Here are my top 10 web design skills that you WILL need to master to become an effective web designer. If you’re serious about mastering web design and marketing, check out the Pro Web Design Alliance. See how Jordan benefited from the course forum and Google hangout sessions to make his and his clients’ sites better. 5 Stunning CSS3 and jQuery Tutorials for completing any website On 07.21.12, In BLOG, by Lechlak ShareShare The most notable difference among all of the tutorials that I have seen, is the depth and complexity at which they portray their information. I like an article that is done at a high level, but has further information diving into technical pieces that I may or may not need to know. I don’t want to be thrown into the lion’s den and be told to just go get them tiger because lions beat tigers in an all our brawl.

10 Extremely Useful Background Generators for Designers Using good background image in web design can really lift up a simple layout. Now the question is, how to generate interesting backgrounds for your website. There are many ways to achieve that, you can do it either a simple way or harder way. Simple way is to use online background generators, which can be used to make stripped, tiled, textured and dotted patterns. Here are 10 extremely useful background generators for designers, to have fun with. 1. Form Design with Sliding Labels « CSSKarma A few weeks ago I was reading an article on form UI by Luke Wroblewski of Yahoo!. For those who aren’t familiar with Luke, he (quite literally) wrote the book on good form design. In the article, one certain section about placing labels inside of form fields stood out to me:

What Does Your Body Language Say About You? How To Read Signs and Recognize Gestures Art by LaetitziaAs we all know, communication is essential in society. Advancements in technology have transformed the way that we correspond with others in the modern world. Because of the constant buzz in our technological world, it's easy to forget how important communicating face-to-face is. When conversing old-school style, it's not only speech we verbalize that matters, but what our nonverbal gestures articulate as well. Free CSS Layouts And Templates - Smashing Magazine Advertisement As a web-developer you don’t have to re-invent the wheel all the time. If it just has to work, and has to be valid, and has to have a nice, visually appealing design hierarchy, you just can use css-techniques developed in the web-dev-community over the last few years.

Fixed Fade Out Menu: A CSS and jQuery Tutorial Inspired by David Walsh’s top navigation bar that gets semi-transparent when you scroll down the page, I decided to create a tutorial out of that idea. The aim is to have a fixed navigation that follows the user when he scrolls, and only subtly showing itself by fading out and becoming almost […] View demoDownload source Inspired by David Walsh’s top navigation bar that gets semi-transparent when you scroll down the page, I decided to create a tutorial out of that idea. 10 Techniques for a Fantastic Footer A strong footer can leave your visitors with a lasting positive impression. There are tons of creative ways to boost the cool factor of your footers by focusing on both form and function. Below you’ll find 10 simple ideas to inspire you towards footer greatness. 1: Make It the Primary Navigation Tool This sounds crazy right?

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