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52+ Beautiful CSS3 Buttons with Effects & Tutorials

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A nice collection of beautiful css3 buttons with animation effects that are created with the help of web designer easy to find more creative ideas on web design buttons. The effect on the buttons is created using the box-shadow and linear-gradient properties. There are two gradients used basically, one is linear and the second one is radial to make the effect much nicer.

Same effect can be used on navigation bars, buttons etc., and these look great in every major browser except Internet Explorer 8 and below as they do not support the gradients and box shadows. Please take a look at the source code to understand more about them.

Enjoying wonderful new CSS3 properties we can create some amazingly elegant and stylish buttons styles without the smell of an image and have perfectly adequate fall back styles for older browsers. You may like to create your buttons directly in CSS, or you may like to head to your layout tool of choice, but it is important to consider how your button design lives in context .

Those css css3 button that I always think about when i design buttons. I’m not going to share ideas on how to use layer effects in Photoshop, but some simple and general principles of design that can go a long away in optimizing the design of your buttons and other interface in general .

Push Button Color Options

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Buttons hover effect

buttons hover effectdownload / more info

Classic Button CSS3


Pushy 3d Buttons

Pushy 3d Buttonsdownload / more info download

Wiggly Jelly CSS3 Buttons

CSS3-only animation for a playful wiggly button active and hover states. Great fit for a game project or web UI for kids.

Wiggly Jelly Buttons download / more info download

Sullivan Buttons CSS3

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Button Hover Effects

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Chrome/Glass Buttons

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Star Trek LCARS-style Ghost buttons

For one of our latest project with a local information security firm, we went with a tech theme. These buttons are inspired by the computer interface seen in Star Trek with a bit of added transition effects on hover.

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Particle Button & Glow effect

Particle Button & Glow effectdownload / more info download

Clean cSS3 Button Set

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Button Experiments

Button Experimentsdownload / more info download

series of simple CSS buttons

A series of simple CSS buttons. They are easy to customize and use. Can easily be integrated with Font-Awesome or other icons library to bring it out more.

series-of-simple-CSS-buttonsdownload / more info

Purely CSS buttons

Some CSS buttons I worked on for a project. They are very easy to use and customize. It does not include any transition to keep going with the simplicity concept.

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CSS3 Hidden Social Buttons

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CSS3 Animated buttons

CSS3-Animated-buttonsdownload / more info

Colorful CSS3 Buttons

Colorful-CSS3-Buttonsdownload / more info

NeatNeat hover animations on buttons

Neat-hover-animations-on-buttonsdownload / more info

Flat UI Buttons 2

Flat UI 3D buttons using border-bottom for the 3d shadow effect. (Part of my button bootstrap – Awesome Buttons Bootstrap

Flat-UI-Buttons-2download / more info

Radio Button & Checkbox

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CSS Radio Buttons

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Iconic  CSS3 Animation Buttons

Iconic--CSS3-Animation-Buttonsdownload / more info

CSS3 Click to Like Animated Button

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Stylish CSS Switch Buttons

These are some stylish CSS only switch buttons, made based on this Adobe Illustrator tutorial, a simplified version of course.

Stylish-CSS-Switch-Buttonsdownload / more info

Metal UI Buttons

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CSS3 Buttons With Icons

Multi colored simple CSS3 buttons with icons. These icons are also made using CSS3 techniques to create shapes. The body of the button consists of two divs (one for container and other for the main body itself) which animates nicely on hover with the use of CSS3 transition property. This transition effect will not work in Internet Explorer as it doesn’t support the transitions yet.

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Add to Cart Buttons – Colorable

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Google Buttons

Google style buttons submitted by David Higgins. They are created by using the CSS3 properties like border-radius, gradients, text-shadow and box-shadow. They also have a very nice :hover and :active states.

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Hover Wipe Buttons

I’m 150% positive this is the only way to achieve this exact effect. Much sure. So confidence. Wow

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Flat UI Buttons

Flat UI buttons coded in HTML and CSS3.

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Sexy Flat buttons

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Obvious Buttons – Almost Flat CSS3 Buttons

A repost of a bunch of CSS buttons I found on GitHub, made by @skidding. Planning to contribute on developing this project further. It would mean a lot if you guys could check these out and give suggestions on what can be improved.

Obvious-Buttons-Flat-CSS3-Buttonsdownload / more info

Some Ideas New Button Styles

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download Btn’s for the Ghostlab app website

Testing download buttons for the Ghostlab app website. The live site has has a few fixes for cross browser bugs and converted to Less, for smaller screens the “download” button has been hidden.

Download-Btn-Ghostlab-app-websitedownload / more info

CSS Animated Buttons With Icons

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css3 transition UI mock-up

Gallery Category UI mock-up for a photography website. Using css3 to transition my hover effects on and off. Text & icon hover effects, as well as tab drop shadow transitions.

css3-transition-UI-mock-updownload / more info

Simple buttons with arrows

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Long-shadow radio buttons

An attempt to give flat buttons some depth. Let me know what you think! (Part of a series)

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Animated Buttons with CSS3

Animated Buttons with CSS3demo download tutorial

Chunky 3D Web Buttons

Chunky 3D Web Buttonsdemo download tutorial

CSS3 Buttons with Pseudo-elements

CSS3 Buttons with Pseudo-elementsdemo download tutorial

Button Switches

css3 Button Switchesdemo download tutorial

CSS3 GitHub Buttons

CSS3 GitHub Buttonsdemo

awesome CSS3 buttons

awesome CSS3 buttonsdemo  tutorial

3D Social Media Buttons with CSS3

3D Social Media Buttons with CSS3 tutorial

CSS Gradient Buttons

CSS Gradient Buttonsdemo  tutorial

CSS Social Buttons

CSS3 Social Buttonsdemo download tutorial

Circle Social Button

css3 Circle Social Buttondemo download tutorial

Tag Cloud with CSS Transformations

Tag Cloud with CSS3 Transformationsdemo download tutorial

Shiny CSS Buttons

Shiny CSS Buttonsdemo tutorial

Simple Button Tags 3D

Simple css Button Tags 3Ddemo download tutorial

Button Pro – CSS3 Buttons

Button Pro - CSS3 Buttonsdownload / more info


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Graham Bill is a professional web designer and developer for both WordPress, Joomla and platform for eCommerce websites.

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