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17 Fresh And Stunning CSS3 Tutorials

03.26.2013
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 CSS helps you in bringing down the infinite possibilities that you can use to create a perfect website. Working with CSS will make you feel comfortable and like a professional web designer as your efforts with CSS is going to be very little. However, you should have a better knowledge about CSS templates, buttons, frameworks and all related stuff of CSS before you begin your work with CSS on web designing. Though you find many articles online that help you to learn CSS, the below mentioned 17 fresh CSS tutorials will help you more to grasp the basic of CSS. Check out our previous CSS tutorials which will definitely work as a boost in your learning process.

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1. Creating Nestable Dynamic Grids

You can create flexible and fluid grids to make your nesting at arbitrary depths so simple and easy through this tool in CSS.

2. How to Create a Simple Multi-Item Slider

If you have some products in list and wish to list in a slider, then you can make use of this tool in CSS. It works well when you have minimum items on your list.

3. Creative CSS Loading Animations

CSS is perfect for creating an animation because you can easily change the speed and style of animations. Use the play-state buttons, you can even pause the animations well.

4. Make your website printable with CSS

Printed pages are different from normal webpages. Printed pages of a website is restricted just to visuals and limited by the size of paper. It has some more restrictions and you can make your website as printed pages using CSS.

5. Animated CSS effects with fallbacks

You can include more than real-world view of animated characters and images to your webpages using CSS though its fallback concept.

6. Make your sites load faster

When designing your webpages, you should use CSS tables instead of using tables. CSS makes the top portion of your webpage to load faster and so, allowing the users to see the content in top page. Meanwhile the remaining page will get loaded.

7. How to Create Custom Social Media Icons in CSS3

You could have seen lots of social linking buttons like ‘Like us’ ‘Follow’ buttons on many of the websites, especially on social networking sites. You can create such buttons through CSS.

8. How to Create a CSS3 Mega Drop-Down Menu

You can find mega drop-down menus in most of the corporate or e-commerce websites. They are more commonly preferred now as you can display bigger content through it and CSS3 is helpful in designing it.

9. How to Create a CSS3 Login Form

This CSS3 tool lets you create a perfect login page for your customers who visit your website. You can add your link page to your website, blog or any of your apps.

10. Create a TV Screen 404 Page with Clever CSS Tricks

You can create a 404 page not found kind of look on your TV screen through CSS coding. Just a little CSS tricks will let you create this effect on your TV.

11. Create a Trendy Retro Photo Effect Purely with CSS

You could have until now created retro effects for your photo through Adobe Photoshop. However, now you can achieve the same effect through CSS coding. It is possible through CSS gradients and filters.

12. CSS: Responsive Navigation Menu

You can produce a navigation menu without the impact of JavaScript. You should use HTML5 mark-up to achieve this. The menu will be aligned easily to the left, right and centre.

13. Quick Tip: Create a Stack of Paper With a Single Element

Just using a single division of element, you can create a stack of paper using CSS. It is going to be really a very simple process, but the most effective one in CSS.

14. Quick Tip: Make the Most of CSS Attribute Selectors

In order to manipulate styles, you should make use of the attribute selectors in CSS. If you have already missed it out, then this is the time to try it out.

15. How To Create a Simple Collapsing Header Effect

You can create for your webpage, a simple but effective collapsing header effect. This effect makes your webpage header or banner to go smaller and after some point of time, it will disappear from your sight.

16. How to create a threaded comment block with HTML5 and CSS3

You can find in many blogs and forums the comments and replies are threaded. Many websites today support threading comments as they let the users to reply within the comments as a continuation. Achieve this kind of layout through CSS3 and HTML5.

17. How to create a simple CSS3 tool tip

Tooltips are used to let your users gather information just by hovering over the button or image without the need for clicking it. Conclusion All the tutorials listed above are highly useful for the web designers to come up with a professional as well as innovative website. You have a lot more CSS tutorials available that will help you to make your web designing process an easy, unforgettable and fun filled one. If you are well trained in CSS, then you cannot restrict yourself from creating an awe-inspiring website.



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Oswald Campesato replied on Wed, 2013/04/03 - 2:00pm

Hello,

You might also enjoy some of these eye-candy code samples:

https://code.google.com/p/css3-graphics/

Oswald


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