20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

Blurry Background Effect

blurry bg 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

CSS Guru Chris Coyier explains how to create a blurry background using CSS

CSS Parallax Effect

parallax 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

Examples of and How to Create the CSS Parallax Effect
A parallax illusion with CSS: The Horse in Motion

Create a Lightbox effect only with CSS

css lightbox 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

Here is another useful  technique that is using CSS and a little Javascript to create the lightbox effect.

CSS-Only Accordion Effect

css accordian 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

This post explains how to create Accordion using CSS

CSS Gradient Text and Background

css gradient 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

Would not it be much better if you can use gradient background without using any image? It would make your page load faster.

CSS Gradients using pure CSS
Background gradients and CSS

How about Gradient Text ?

gradient text 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

CSS Gradient Text Effect
Pure CSS Text Gradient

Image Overlay Using Z-Index

z index 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

The z-index property sets the stack order of an element. Using z-index  you can put one image or text on top of each other.

Understading  Z-Index
CSS Z-index

Using the CSS Boder Creatively

border 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

CSS Box Border test : This utility enables the sampling of Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) border styles, and creates the corresponding CSS code for implementation.
Border-image CSS3 only.
CSS Side Border Image Using CSS.

star 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

Create a Scalable Star using using CSS border
Border Slants

A Cool CSS Effect Dashboard

osx 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

Create a Dashboard like effect using CSS.

Using CSS Opacity for Various Cool Effects

css opacity menu 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

A CSS only fly-out menu with transparency
CSS Menu using CSS opacity property
Opacity Background Blending Effects

css watermark 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

Transparency Menu Watermark on an image

Create a Block Hover /Element Hover Effect

block hover 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

Learn how to create a block hover effect for a list of links
CSS element hover effect.

Simple Dither Effect using CSS

dither 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

Dezinerfolio shows how to create a dither effect using CSS .

Create a  liDock Menu

css dock 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

Horizontal Menus That Grow on You

CSS Hover Swap Effect

hover swap 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

CSS swap hover effect

Polaroid effect using CSS

polaroid css 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

Do you like Polaroid pictures? Well using this technique you can make the pictures on website look like Polaroid.
Polaroid-izing photos with CSS and one Image.

CSS Magazine Style Layout

magazine 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

Create a Magazine Type layout Using CSS

CSS Hoverbox Menu

hoverbox 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

A really cool CSS Menu using Images and CSS

CSS TABS CSS Only DOM TABS

css tab 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

Using CSS only Create a Tabbed content. No jquery or Javascript at all.

CSS Magic with Fixed Background-attachment

css magic 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

Ask the CSS Guy shows a trick that reveals a magic as you scroll.

CSS tooltips

tool tips 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

Show a message when hovering over the links.

Pure CSS Preloader

css loader 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

Add a loading icon to your larger images

Creating 2D/3D buttons using CSS

css button 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques css button2 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

Create some cool looking buttons using CSS only.

3D Rollover Button using CSS
How to make sexy buttons with CSS
CSS rollover buttons

Text Embossing/Shadow Technique With CSS

Using this technique you can create iPhone like embossed Text

emboss7 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

view source print?

1. text-shadow: 0px 1px 0px #e5e5ee;

Text Embossing
CSS Text Drop Shadows

Iconize Text links/Hyperlink with CSS

icon text 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

Add icon to the hyperlink.
Iconize Textlinks with CSS

CSS Curly Quotes

qoutes 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques

Curly Quotes with Pure CSS
Swooshy Curly Quotes Without Images

 20+ Amazing CSS Techniques
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  1. Brett Widmann
    March 26, 2011

    These are really useful techniques. Thank you for sharing!

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  2. Johnson Mckinnie
    September 16, 2011

    Hello, Nice article! This is my first time i visit here. I discovered so numerous fascinating stuff in your blog.

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