Web Design Tidbits #5: Twitter search form

In a series of blog posts, we’ll discuss web design’s best practices when it comes to usability, responsiveness and accessibility. We care about great design and we’d love to show you that a little CSS love goes a long way. In this post I’ll look at the Twitter search form, to replicate its elegant design.

Recreating the Twitter search form

Now Twitter wraps it’s elements in a whole lot of divs and spans. I’ll drill it down to the input-element and button, to keep things accessible. Using only HTML, our search form looks a bit ‘boxy’. Continue Reading “Web Design Tidbits #5: Twitter search form”

Web Design Tidbits #4: Gmail send button

In a series of blog posts, we’ll discuss web design’s best practices when it comes to usability, responsiveness and accessibility. We care about great design and we’d love to show you that a little CSS love goes a long way. In this post I’ll look at the Gmail send button, to replicate its clear blue design for your actions.

I went ahead and replicated the necessary HTML and CSS and saved it on Codepen for you to play around with: Continue Reading “Web Design Tidbits #4: Gmail send button”

Web Design Tidbits #3: Google+ rounded avatar

In a series of blog posts, we’ll discuss web design’s best practices when it comes to usability, responsiveness and accessibility. We care about great design and we’d love to show you that a little CSS love goes a long way. In  this post I’ll look at the pretty rounded avatar my Google+ profile is sporting.

I love how the rounded images makes practically every profile picture look nice and friendly. To figure out how Google+ went about this, I went ahead and replicated the necessary HTML and CSS and saved it on Codepen. Feel free to play around with it and use is for your own page! Continue Reading “Web Design Tidbits #3: Google+ rounded avatar”

Web Design Tidbits #1: WordPress.org’s notification bar

In a series of blog posts, we’ll discuss web design’s best practices when it comes to usability, responsiveness and accessibility. We care about great design and we’d love to show you that a little CSS love goes a long way. In this post, I’ll show you how to create a neat notification bar, as it’s currently in place on WordPress.org.

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