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Point of learning different tutorials from different people is that you will find the basic as well as advacned tricks which actually simplifies the whole coding. Most of the time new techniques are learned by those who keep boosting their skills whenever there is time. Great tutorials give ideas and you will get a better start while designing your own site or next project in the future.
Knowing HTML along with CSS is essential. If HTML is the structure then CSS is the style of the website, so having good knowledge on both is essential. For starters in CSS these tutorials will give you a kick-start in your projects soon. Here in this article we have compiled a list of 50+ Useful CSS3 Tutorials which will help boost your skills.
In this tutorial we will create a CSS3 only image slider inspired on the Futurico User Interface by Vladimir Kudinov. The CSS3 features that we’ll be using in this tutorial are in tests in the most recent browsers so this slider will not work in all browsers.
The main idea behind the Arctext plugin is to rotate letters with CSS3 transforms in order to place them along a curved path. While CSS3 allows us to rotate letters, it is quite complicated to arrange each letter along a curved path. Arctext.js is a jQuery plugin that let’s you do exactly that. Based on Lettering.js, it calculates the right rotation of each letter and distributes the letters equally across the imaginary arc of the given radius.
This tutorial will teach you how to create another typography effect. The idea is to have some kind of sentence and to rotate a part of it. It will be “exchanging” certain words of that sentence using CSS animations.
This tutorial will teach you how to create the pricing table with the CSS scaling effects. View the demo to see what we will be making.
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.
In this tutorial you are going to create two HTML5 forms that will switch between login and registration using the CSS3 pseudo class :target. You will style it using CSS3 and an icon font. The idea behind this demo is to show the user the login form and provide a link to “switch” to the registration form.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to build a teaser page using just CSS, no images or even a Photoshop design. Many websites and upcoming apps gain great publicity from teaser pages, so this is a useful concept to add to your toolkit. Use it for any app or website that’s getting ready to launch.
This tutorial will teach you how to create simple and attractive CSS3 tooltips with using transitions and several another css3 properties. You will see all these tooltips directly in that article. You can apply custom tooltips and for text elements and for images too.
This tutorial will show you how to create a direction-aware hover effect using some CSS3 goodness and jQuery. The idea is to have a little overlay slide in on top of some thumbnails from the direction that we are coming from with the mouse. When you “leave” the element, the overlay will slide out to that direction, following our mouse. This will create an interesting-looking effect.
In this tutorial you will create an image accordion that will expand an item on click. Using the sibling combinators and a nested structure we can control the opening of the items/slides with radio buttons.
A tutorial on how to create a fullscreen slideshow with a twist: the idea is to slice open the current slide when navigating to the next or previous one. Using jQuery and CSS animations we can create unique slide transitions.
This tutorial will show you how to create some neat sliding image panels with CSS only. The idea is to use background images for the panels and animate them when clicking on a label. We’ll use radio buttons with labels and target the respective panels with the general sibling selector.
In this tutorial you will build a photo gallery and enhance it with html5 canvas and css3 transitions. See the demo and try the hover effect. The grayscale “copies” of the images are created with canvas and we use pure css3 for the smooth changes.
In this tutorial you are going to create a nice and fresh image gallery. The idea is to show the albums as a slider, and when an album is chosen, the images of that album will be shown as a beautiful photo stack. In the photo stack view, you can browse through the images by putting the top most image behind all the stack with a slick animation.
Here you will learn how to create a neat thumbnail proximity effect with jQuery. The idea is to scale thumbnails when hovering over them and also scale their neighbouring thumbnails proportionally to their distance. We’ll also make a description appear.
Timeline is a jQuery plugin specialized in showing a chronological series of events. You can embed all kinds of media including tweets, videos and maps, and associate them with a date. With some design tweaks, this will make it perfect for a portfolio in which you showcase your work and interests.
Enhance user experience across browsers with the technique explained in this tutorial. Here you will learn to make in an image gallery which is not intended to be lightbox alternatives or have anywhere near the same capabilities, but which provides some middle ground by subtly enhancing our image thumb galleries, much like the way Google Images provides a further taster by slightly enlarging their images when they’re hovered over. All these using CSS3.
CSS3 Menus, Buttons and Navigations Tutorials
In this tutorial you will learn about to create a Accordion Menu using CSS3. There are many CSS3 accordion tutorials around on the web, in this version we’ll be using the :target pseudo-class and will work on browsers that support the CSS3 properties.
This tutorial will show you how to create a beautiful hover effect for an image navigation using CSS3. The idea is to expand a circular navigation with an arrow and make a bubble with a thumbnail appear. In the example it shows the thumbnail of the next and previous slider image on hovering the arrows. The effect is done with CSS3 transitions.
You will learn how to create a content navigator with CSS only. The idea is to have several slides or content layers that we’ll show or hide using the :target pseudo-class. With CSS transitions we can make the slides appear in a fancy way. You will also make the whole thing responsive.
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. You will learn how to create that in this CSS tutorial.
In this tutorial we will code in pure CSS3 the Navigation Menu that you can find in Impressionist UI by Vladimir Kudinov.
Often used on e-commerce or large scale websites, mega menus are becoming more and more popular, as they offer an effective solution to displaying a lot of content while keeping a clean layout. In this tutorial, you will learn how to build a cross-browser, awesome CSS-only drop-down mega menu, using nice CSS3 features.
In this tutorial you will create a full page cufonized menu that has two nice features: when hovering over the menu items it will move a hover-state item that adapts to the width of the current item, and it will slide out a description bar from the left side of the page, reaching towards the current menu item.
Learn how to make this awesome Vertical Navigation Menu that slides down to reveal additional content when clicked. You will make using CSS3 and jQuery while using the minimal amount of images possible.
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.
This tutorials will teach you how to make buttons with any image. It is made from 100% CSS and uses Entypo for the white arrow symbol. Buttons without images are more flexible, require less data to be downloaded and are easily changed and updated. CTA button made in CSS fit perfectly in a Adaptive web design strategy.
This tutorial will show you how to take advantage of the enormous power of CSS3. Here, you will be creating some thumbnail hover effects with CSS3 transitions. On hover over a thumbnail, the descriptions of the thumbnail is revealed, using a different style in each example.
If you have come across any important tutorial which hasn’t been included here, feel free to share it in your comments. Thank you.