30 Pure CSS3 Tutorials & Examples

CSS3 contains several new important features to enhance your designes, it has completly opened new posibilities for designers. With CSS3 and HTML5, one can now create extremely modern and very stylish web designes, loaded with effects and animations. But CSS3 selectors are relatevily new and are not supported in older browser, especially the older Internet Explorer versions. Click here to see visual display of HTML5 and CSS3 support.

But this shouldn’t stop you from using it at all, because all modern browsers supports css3 and they will continue to improve this technology. Many designers have already started using CSS3 and within few year CSS3 and HTML5 will completely change the way websites are designed. So why not start learning now.

Here in this article, I have compiled 30 excellent CSS3 tutorial and examples (Basic to Advance) for you to bookmark and learn, enjoy!

  1. CSS3 Shapes

    Important tutorial, Learn to create basic shapes only using CSS3.

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  2. Everything About CSS3 Text Shadow Effects

    With CSS3 it is now possible to apply those cool text shadow effects. Tutorial focues on some of the shadow effects you can make with relatively little CSS code.

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  3. CSS3 Cookbook: 7 Super Easy CSS Recipes to Copy and Paste

    Some practical design examples that you can copy and paste right into your code without without wading through tons of commentary.

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  4. CSS3 Transitions, Transforms and Animation Tutorial

    Basic guide explaining pure CSS3 Transitions, Transforms and Animation.

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  5. Create Gmail Logo With CSS3

    Tutorial showing how to create two variations of Gmail logo using just CSS3.

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  6. Make A Stopwatch Using CSS3 Without Images & Javascript

    Step by step guide making a Stopwatch using pure CSS, no image or javascript required.

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  7. Animated Download Button With CSS3

    Simple and fun download button using CSS3 fancy features.

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  8. Mastering CSS Gradients

    Browsers are getting better and better every day with CSS3 support, learning about using CSS Gradients.

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  9. CSS3 radial gradients

    Tutorial explaining the use of CSS3 features to create different radial gradients.

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  10. Animating CSS3 Gradients

    Author show how CSS3 buttons can animate their gradients background, when user hover over them.

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  11. New Menu Method with CSS3

    The goal of this brief tutorial is to illustrate the concepts of using gradients and movement all from within CSS3!

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  12. CSS3 Navigation Menu Tutorial

    The tutorial will walk you through the process of structuring a navigation menu in HTML. Once the HTML is complete you will use Photoshop to create a textured background, and then the menu will be brought to life using CSS.

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  13. Create a stunning menu in CSS3

    The advent of CSS3 has introduced a world of possibilities for web designers and developers. With animations, shadows, rounded corners and more, elements can be easily styled, and still weigh less than ever before.

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  14. Stylish CSS3 progress bars

    Learn to create stylish and animated progress bars using just CSS3.

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  15. Stylish Responsive Form With CSS3 And HTML5

    Author showcase the use of many of those cool CSS3 effects, a simple web form using some of the newer HTML5 input types.

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  16. Accordion With Css3

    Using hidden inputs and labels, creates a CSS-only accordion that will animate the content areas on opening and closing.

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  17. CSS3 Lightbox

    Article demostrates the creation of a neat lightbox effect using only CSS3. Clickable thumbnails making the large image appear in a fancy way.

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  18. A Pure CSS3 Cycling Slideshow

    Alessio Atzeni explains how to create an awesome looking Cycling Slideshow only using pure CSS3.

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  19. Responsive Web Design with Media Queries

    If you are wondering what is this responsive web design and how to create one, here’s your chance to learn, this tutorial shows how to create your first responsive website design.

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  20. Circle Hover effects with css Transitions

    Author utilizes border radius property to create very interesting hover effects on circles with CSS transitions and 3D rotations.

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  21. CSS Only Responsive Layout with Smooth Transitions

    Create a 100% width and height smooth scrolling layout with CSS only. Using a radio button navigation and sibling combinators we will trigger transitions to the respective content panels, creating a “smooth scrolling” effect.

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  22. Swish Teaser Page With CSS3

    Learn how to build a teaser page using just CSS, no images or even a Photoshop design.

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  23. How I made an iPhone 4 in CSS3

    Author explains how he created iPhone replica using Pure CSS3 and little bit of jQuery.

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  24. Animatable: A CSS transitions gallery

    Tutorial show how different animatable properties look when they transition and to broaden our horizons about which properties can be animated.

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  25. CSS3 Patterns, Explained

    Lea Verou explains how her CSS3 patterns gallery utilizes powerful CSS3 gradients to achive wonderful css patterns.

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  26. Animated Content Tabs With CSS3

    CSS3 content tabs using radio buttons together with the :checked pseudo-class and sibling combinators.

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  27. CSS Social Buttons

    Icons use the basic traditional background-image technique. The purpose of these icons is to provide a cross-browser, consistent and versatile CSS that can be applied in any design, app or theme.

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  28. Image Content Slider in Pure CSS3

    Author shows how to create a Cool Image Slider using new CSS3 features.

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  29. Making a move with CSS3 animations

    It’s amazing how much things have improved in web development world. Step by step guide to basics of CSS animations.

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  30. CSS animated sprite in Photoshop

    With New Css features, anything is possible. Tutorial shows pure css animation without the need for script. Sam Hampton-Smith demonstrates how to produce a retro gaming-inspired sprite.

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