In this tutorial we are going to show you how to style checkboxes and radio buttons using only CSS code. By customizing these two elements, you’ll be able to keep your webpage colors and styles consistent with other elements on your page. The way we style the checkbox and radio button is by making the two elements invisible and then using CSS to create a new checkbox or radio button.
Page loading times is an important factor in ranking well in a variety of search engines, plus is also extremely important for the end user of a website. These days we all want everything straight away and we do not want to wait too long for webpages to load, if sites are too slow, there is a good chance that your clients will decide to go elsewhere for the information that they are looking for.
Over the past few weeks, I’ve received a number of emails asking me how to achieve the look that appears when hovering over an image on our css template page. The following tutorial will explain and show you how this can be done.
Have you ever found an image but wanted to display it flipped the other way? Previously you would have used your favourite image editor to create a new image that was flipped. These days it is now possible to rotate an image with CSS using the transform property. Continue reading
We’ve all seen the dotted lines around anchor links, and we know that they are there for a reason, but for the majority of us, we do not want them there. This snippet will show you how to remove them for your webpages. Please keep in mind that the dotted lines are there for accessibility, they are a visual indicator to know which link has the focus.
The CSS @font-face rule allows web developers to use any font to display text on a webpage. By using the @font-face rule you’ll no longer be restricted to using the limited amount of fonts that are available on the users computer. Continue reading
The placeholder attribute was introduced with HTML5 to offer the user the ability to show text in an input field, when the user clicks on the input field and starts typing the text disappears so that you can enter what you need. Here we will show you how you can style the text displayed by the placeholder attribute. Continue reading
Today we are going to look at the design of CSS Notification Boxes. Notification or Alert Boxes are a great way to inform the user of a variety of messages, such as: error messages, success messages, warning messages and general notification. A great example for using these notification boxes would be for user registrations for a website, if for example the user made an error during registration, you could use an alert box to inform the user of the particular error. If however everything was correct, you could alert the user that registration has succeeded and that they can now login. Continue reading