Create Inverted Corner Border Radius

In this article we’ll show you how to create an inverted corner border radius. We all know how to create a standard rounded corner using the css property border-radius, but to create an inverted corner there are no properties that can be used, so we need to create these corners in pure css code.

  • Rene Spronk
  • CSS Blog
  • April 12, 2015
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CSS and Animation

The CSS language is fantastic at adding style to a webpage, and now adding animation to your site has never been easier. Just recently I discovered a great library of CSS animations by Daniel Eden, this library contains 36 different animations that can be easily added to you projects.

  • Rene Spronk
  • CSS Blog
  • April 5, 2015
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What does “>”, “+” and “~” do in CSS

You have probably all seen these characters in your CSS files, so what exactly do they do? Before we answer that, the characters that we are going to look at today are: > (greater than), + (plus sign) and ~ (tilde). In CSS they are known as selectors. Selectors are patterns used to select the […]

  • Rene Spronk
  • CSS Blog
  • March 15, 2015
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How to Create a Corner Ribbon

In this blog, we will show you how to create a corner ribbon with pure css code. Using a number of css properties such as: transform, box-shadow and position we’ll be able to create a css ribbon without using any images. CSS ribbons can be used when you want to display something important or eye […]

  • Rene Spronk
  • CSS Blog
  • March 8, 2015
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Animated Share Bar

A lot of websites use social media to share their work with other users and bring in extra visitors to their site. In this tutorial, we will create a simple animated share bar using only CSS that you can add to your site. You will just need to change the links to direct the end […]

  • Rene Spronk
  • CSS Blog
  • March 1, 2015
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CSS Flip Switch

You will see on a lot of pages these days, developers are using fancy CSS flip / toggle switches instead of plain option buttons. This post will show you how to make a basic CSS flip switch, you will then be able to create your own flip switches with ease…or you can just use our […]

  • Rene Spronk
  • CSS Blog
  • February 15, 2015
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CSSPortal Code Playground

Lately I have not updated this blog as much as I would like to because I have have been working on a new project. I’m happy to announce that we have finally completed our Code playground, even though there is still a bit of work to put into it, I thought I would release it […]

  • Rene Spronk
  • CSS Blog
  • June 29, 2014
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4 Cool CSS Buttons

Today we are going to show you how to give your CSS buttons a bit more of a fancier design. Using simple CSS we can make our buttons stand out from ordinary buttons, giving them that extra style we want for our webpages.

  • Rene Spronk
  • CSS Blog
  • May 11, 2014
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Create a CSS Notification Badge

You have probably all seen notification badges somewhere, such as on smart phones or facebook, in this tutorial we are going to show you how to create theses badges with CSS and with the HTML data-attribute. These badges can be very effective in alerting the user to new things on your site.

  • Rene Spronk
  • CSS Blog
  • April 27, 2014
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10 Image Shadows Using CSS

Today we have put together a small collection of 10 box shadows that you can use to give your images a bit more flair. The image shadows are created using the box-shadow property and with most examples we also use the :before and :after pseudo elements.

  • Rene Spronk
  • CSS Blog
  • April 19, 2014
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