109 Awesome CSS3 Tutorials & Resources

109 Awesome CSS3 Tutorials & Resources

Following on from our list of 41 Great HTML5 Tutorials and Resources, we’ve put together a list of over a hundred great CSS3 tutorials, tools and resources for you to use. Enjoy!

Browser Compatibility

Can I Use?
HTML5 and CSS3 Support

Cheat Sheets & Introductions

CSS3 Help Sheet (PDF) [JPG version is here]
CSS3 Cheat Sheet
Introduction to CSS3
Get Started with CSS3
5 techniques to acquaint you with CSS3
11 classic CSS techniques made simple with CSS3
Impossible things now possible with CSS3
Getting to work with CSS3 power tools

Navigation, Menus & Layouts

CSS3 Dropdown Menu
Minimalistic Navigation Menu
How to create a vertical sliding panel using jQuery and CSS3
Horizontal Dropdown Menu using CSS3
How to create a customizable dock with CSS3
Halftone navigation menu using jQuery and CSS3
Create an Apple-style menu purely in CSS3
Slide down box menu
Make an elastic thumbnail menu
Awesome cufonized fly-out menu
How to build a kick butt CSS3 mega drop-down menu
Sweet tabbed navigation using CSS3
Build multi-level multi-column multi-menus with pure CSS
Animated navigation menu with CSS3
Sweet ajax tabs using jQuery and CSS
Liquid faux columns
CSS3 template layout module


Zebra-striping tables with CSS3
How to change the default text selection colour
CSS3 colours today


CSS3 border images
CSS3 background images
Flash-style image effect using CSS3
Image hover effects using CSS3
Creating a Polaroid photo viewer with CSS3 and jQuery
Smooth fading image captions with pure CSS3
Beautiful photo stack gallery with jQuery and CSS3
Fancy image hover using CSS3
Slick CSS3 animated image caption
Turn your images into Polaroids
Going nuts with CSS transitions
3 easy and fast CSS techniques for faux image cropping

Buttons & Icons

Sexy buttons in just CSS3
Pretty CSS3 buttons
CSS3 animated bubble buttons
CSS buttons
Pure CSS social media icons
Build awesome, practical CSS3 buttons
Super awesome buttons with CSS3 and RGBA
CSS3 floating social bookmark tab
Display social icons in a beautiful way using CSS3


3D animation using pure CSS3
CSS3 animation will rock your world
CSS animations


Element transparency in CSS
A mock-up interface using transparency
CSS3 opacity

Shadow & Gradient Effects

Getting clever with CSS3 shadows
CSS gradient text effect
CSS boxshadow experiments
Understanding CSS3 gradients
Drop-shadow in images
Text shadow
CSS text shadows and background sizing

Typography / Text Effects

CSS text rotation
The little-known font size adjust CSS3 property
CSS3 Text
Text embossing technique with CSS
Create a letterpress effect with CSS text shadow
Embed font-face
Create beautiful CSS3 typography
CSS3 background clip: text
CSS3 wrapping
CSS3 multicolumns


Inline form labels
Design a prettier web form with CSS3
Styling forms with attribute selectors

Boxes & Grids

Create a beautiful-looking custom dialog box with jQuery and CSS3
CSS3 infobox with no presentational markup
How to create depth and nice 3D ribbons only using CSS3
Fun with CSS3 and Mootools
Create a jQuery content slider using pure CSS
Rounded corner boxes the CSS3 way
Create an animated price grid using CSS3

Properties, Elements & Classes

Using CSS3 transitions to create rich effects
How nth child works
The CSS3 target pseudo class
Stay on target

Fun Stuff

Create a sticky note effect in 5 easy steps with CSS3 and HTML5
Pure CSS speech bubbles (enhanced with CSS3)
Sticky notes with CSS3
CSS3 bokeh effect (with some jQuery)
Use CSS3 to create a dynamic stack of index cards
Let’s create paper with CSS
Simulate realism with CSS3
Create a vibrant digital poster design with CSS3


Take advantage of CSS3 to achieve subtle design
Use CSS3 now
CSS3 slide-up boxes
Related posts slide-out boxes
Wicked animated CSS3 3D bar chart
7 JavaScript effect alternatives using CSS3 (for webkit browsers)
4 uber cool CSS techniques for links
CSS3 flexible UI – avoid recutting UI graphics for mobile
Flexible mobile first layouts with CSS3
Creating fancy bullet points with pure CSS3
Get the best out of CSS3
CSS3 – to infinity and beyond
Push your web design into the future with CSS3

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