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Animated aquarium with pure CSS

Here is a pure CSS experimental work to create a aquarium. Image / javascript hasn't been used for aquarium or it's animation. I have used jQuery only for random air-bubbles. All these animation is created by Pure CSS. Some times ago, I had written a article about "Animated bubbles upwards continuously with pure CSS". You can also use this trick for air-bubbles. For Creating Aquarium's water, sand, rocks and plants few lines of HTML required. The HTML <div class="bubbles"></div> <div class="ground"></div> <div class="rock_1"></div> <div class="rock_2"></div> <div class="rock_3"></div> <div class="rock_4"></div> <div class="rock_5"></div> <div class="rock_6"></div> <div class="rock_7"></div> <div class="plant_1_wrap"> <div class="plant_1"></div> <div…
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Pure CSS3 Animated Polaroid Gallery

Normally, Polaroid Gallery is a CSS3 & jQuery Image Gallery plugin for Media Library. It is used to overlay images as Polaroid pictures on the current page or post. It’s a sure thing that CSS3 features like transitions, animations and transforms can add extra spice to your designs. In this article you will see how you can build an awesome CSS3 animated  Polaroid pictures gallery with some of these cool features.  This is something I wished to do for a while and I finally made it. The HTML The HTML structure hasn't changed at all, simple and minimal. Here’s an excerpt: <div class="photo-album"> <h2>Dhiraj, Geetu & Atharv…
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Cool inset Text Effect with CSS3 Text-Shadow

So, I have seen a few tutorials online about using text-shadow to create a basic inset text effect, but they are all lacking the real design aspect that makes the type look like it is actually INSET. That aspect is the inner shadow. Introduction I played around with trying to hack box-shadow into background-image in the same way that you can add linear gradients to text, but to no avail. Well, in any case, I finally was able to get something to work, and yes, it is pretty killer. That’s it right there. But, let’s take a look at how and why this works. First let’s…
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CSS3 3D effect, Shine text with css3 keyframe animation, Scrolling Page Background with jQuery – Happy New Year

On the occasion of New Year 2013, I thought to wish this festival by creating a nice webpage greeting. So, today I created this greeting card using 3D  and shining text effect with the help of CSS3, and scrolling background with JavaScript. I hope you all will enjoy this holiday as well as my web-card too  . Introduction Greeting, today we are going to make a scrolling background effect. This script will move the background of any html tag, either vertically or horizontally. I used this script in one of my greeting card too which has a blue sky with clouds and it makes the…
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Snow-Fall Effect with JavaScript – Creating Merry Christmas Greetings

On the occasion of Christmas and winter Holidays, I thought to wish this festival by create a nice webpage greetings. So, today I had created this Christmas greeting card using snow-fall effect with help of CSS3 and JavaScript. I hope you all will enjoy this holiday and my web-card too :). Today we will create a Christmas greeting card using CSS3 and jQuery. There are many things we can do with CSS3 and javascript. We’ll use  for creating these snow. Features and Principle Note: Snowfall Plugin is Less than 12Kb in size. There are many options for customize and use this plugin as per your requirement. Some features are: No need to add…
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CSS3 Buttons with Cool Effects – Pure CSS

Nowadays, using subtle patterns is kinda cool so I thought why not using them also on buttons? The idea was to create some nice CSS3 patterned buttons and in this article you'll see what I've been working on lately. I wrote before about CSS3 buttons, so you may want to check also these articles: CSS3 Transitions Effects on Background Gradients Create Icons in CSS Without Image Hover and Click Trigger For CIRCULAR Elements With jQuery CSS3 patterned buttons features Easy-to-use. Contain the transitions on gradients hack. As you may have expected, no images used here. Instead, an base64 string is used to…
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Animated 3D Bouncing Ball with CSS3, Html5

Hi guys! Today we are going to see another great example of how to use the power of CSS3. We will start by creating a very cool and realistic 3D ball with pure CSS3 properties, and add a little CSS3 animations for giving the ball a "bouncing" effect. Please note: the result of this tutorial will only work as intended in browsers that support the respective CSS properties (gradient, shadow, border-radius, keyframe animation). THE HTML Let's start with some very basic HTML: <div id="ballWrapper">      <div id="ball"></div>      <div id="ballShadow"></div> </div> What we have here are 3 simple DIV elements. "#ballWrapper"…
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Random 3D Explosions, 3D clouds – Effects with CSS 3D and jQuery

Introduction This tutorial will try to guide you through the steps to create a 3D-like, explosions in sky or billboard-based clouds. There are a few advanced topics, mainly how 3D transformations via CSS properties work. If you want to find more information, this is a nice place to begin. If you're in a hurry, just check the final result. The tutorial is divided into sections, each with a different step to understand and follow the process, with HTML, CSS and Javascript blocks. Each step is based on the previous one, and has a link to test the code. The code in the…
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CSS3 Transitions Effects on Background Gradients

CSS transitions do not have any effect on background gradients. As far as I know, the thing is that something similar would be quite difficult to achieve considering the multitude of possible gradients that can be created using a color palette. Though, there are some simple ways you can simulate smooth transitions on gradients and below you'll see how to do that. Before writing this article, I was thinking this new article will hopefully be more useful to you as It contains one more extra technique that can help you faking transitions on background gradients. So, what is this about…
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HTML5 Logo Design Using CSS3

As you probably found out, some time ago, the The World-Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has unveiled the HTML5 Logo. They launched more than a logo as they got also a full branding, including badges, t-shirts and stickers. So, I suppose that's a good thing, that HTML5 got some branding, sounds very interesting! While looking at it and admiring it, as I find it very nice, I thought about how can I do it with CSS3 (typically for me). What about the logo? It's A Bird… It's A Plane… No, it's the new HTML5 logo and in this article I'll design it using only CSS! Concept…
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