CSS Variables Preview

If you are a developer then you are very familiar with variables and they are probably one of your best friends. A variable is by definition a temporary storage which contains some known or unknown quantity or information, a value.

But, what is this having to do with the CSS we all know? The latest news is that the first working draft of CSS Variables just got released.

CSS3 loading animation experiment

While playing DIRT 3, I’ve noticed a very cool triangle animation as part of their UI. Almost immediately, I thought about how to build a similar version of it using CSS3.

So, in this article you’ll see an experiment about how to create a simple CSS3 loading animation.

CSS3 loading animation

CSS3 signup form

If you’re about to launch a new web product or you just need to improve the user experience for an existing web form, then this tutorial is for you.

In this article you’ll find out how to design a clean and attractive CSS3 signup form.

CSS pitfalls and how to overcome them

When you write CSS, there are some problems you may run into. Then, to overcome the situation, you’ll need to use some small and effective CSS tricks.

In this article I’ll try to show you some tips and tricks that can definitely help you when writing CSS.

Fancy FAQ page using CSS3 only

Usually, a FAQ page is that long page with lots of questions and answers, the one we are searching for when we need some extra info regarding a subject. So, for example, if you own a website that sells stuff, then you will need a page like that.

In this article I’ll show you how to create a fancy FAQ page using CSS3 only, no JavaScript.

CSS3 ordered list styles

Styling ordered lists was always a tricky task and I’m not the only one who thinks that. To style numbers you need to remove default browser styles and add hooks to your lists elements in order to target them and style accordingly.

In this article you’ll learn how to add some CSS3 fine tuning to your ordered lists, using a semantic approach.

CSS3 ordered list styles

CSS3 & jQuery folder tabs

Ever since I started working for one of my CSS3 breadcrumbs example, I thought about writing this tutorial. In this article, I will use a similar technique in order to create some good looking CSS3 tabs.

CSS3 breadcrumbs

A breadcrumb navigation allow users to know where they are in a hierarchical structure and navigate back to higher-level pages in the hierarchy. Also, the breadcrumbs can reduce the number of actions a user need to perform in order to navigate back.

So, to keep it simple, if you have a website with lot of pages and sub-levels, in order to increase usability, you need to use breadcrumbs. Having said that, today you’ll learn how to create your own cool CSS3 breadcrumbs.

Cool headings with pseudo-elements

Whether you’re designing a website or a web application, you’ll need custom styles for headings like h1 or h2. In this article you’ll learn how to create some cool headings effects using CSS pseudo-elements.

Just another CSS3 menu

Hey there, this is my first post on 2012 and today you’ll learn how to create a simple and clean CSS3 menu in just a few steps.