2013 will bring about many changes – and the coding world will have theirs as well. Make your life easier with this list of CSS Plugins to Utilize in 2013:
Any designer or developer looking for an amazing set of buttons should look no further than the Sinuous Simple Buttons Kit. This kit comes equipped with a variety of buttons that provide a clean look to any website while being relatively simple to use and even simpler to modify. These buttons also come with Font Awesome, a variety of excellent icon fonts made for Twitter Bootstrap. With plenty of colors, icons at sizes to choose from, developers can expect to achieve a great amount of versatility and customization out of this kit.
Another new CSS plug-in that works well with just about any website is the Bootstrap & Non-Bootstrap Animated Responsive Pricing Table. This plug-in offers a responsive and professionally designed pricing table that offers a high level of customization. This plug-in is available in three distinct styles, two color schemes and up to 16 columns. The Bootstrap & Non-Bootstrap Animated Responsive Pricing Table offers a creative yet minimal solution that enjoys cross browser support. Best of all, this plug-in rely solely on text, which means that developers don’t have to deal with creating or hosting images.
This recently introduced plug-in offers the ability to filter items according to categories, making it an ideal choice for image lists, portfolios and basically anything else that can be divided into categories. Created from pure CSS with CSS3 animations, this plug-in features 10 preset styles to help it blend in with just about any website scheme. Users can also take advantage of the hover effects included with this exceptional CSS plug-in. CSS3 Filter Items feature plenty of documentation for designers and developers.
Sometimes, websites need special visual effects that go well beyond what you would normally find. Fortunately, all it takes is a little HTML5 and plenty of CSS3 to get the job done. Advance Hover Effects is proof positive of how powerful these two languages can be when it comes to developing amazing hover effects. This pack features an amazing number of effects and transitions, with shades that are drawn purely from CSS3. Advance Hover Effects are compatible with Internet Explorer 9 and up, as well as Firefox, Safari, Opera and Google Chrome. However, the animations included in this plug-in pack will not work with Google Chrome or Opera.
Here’s another new CSS3 plug-in that deserves a bit of consideration. App Store Buttons 3D offers a variety of attractive and useful App Store buttons that are easily customizable and feature both normal and active effects. Three color schemes are available for customization’s sake, although skilled designers can dive deep into the CSS3 code to create their own stunning variations. Designers will also appreciate the availability of PSD files for even more possibilities when it comes to customization. Each button measures 200px in width and 40px in height.
Just as it says on the box, Simple CSS3 Navigation offers a simple and visually clean navigation menu for a wide variety of websites. Rendered in pure CSS3, this clean and modern design comes available in two color schemes. Unlimited menu levels mean that developers can go as deep as they want when it comes to adding links. With CSS3, users can also enjoy a spectacular slide effect that gives this simple navigation tool plenty of sophistication. The best thing about Simple CSS3 Navigation is that it is amazingly easy to use. Other features include cross browser compatibility and detailed documentation.
CSS3 Icon Buttons make an excellent addition to just about any website. With extraordinarily simple HTML markup, you only need a couple of lines of code in order to place your button. These icon buttons come in both light and dark variations. There are 70 icons in all for each button theme. Designers and developers who are looking for a practical and versatile solution should take a look at these CSS3 Icon Buttons.
CSS3 Social Slideout Tabs are another recent addition that proves extraordinarily useful on blogs, websites and content management systems. These tabs consist of a simple UL list of social media icons using CSS and CSS3. Once installed, users can simply hover the social media icon of their choosing to reveal the name of the icon as well as other pertinent information. Not only do you have over 20 social media icons at your disposal, you can also choose to use your own. CSS3 Social Slideout Tabs are compatible with all browsers, but older browsers may have some difficulty handling the CSS3 features included with these tabs.
Ever wondered if there was a simple plug-in that allowed you to send newsletters from WordPress? Email Theme For Wysija WP Newsletter Plugin from Gifky does just that and much more. This plug-in also allows you to drag and drop articles and images straight into your newsletter as well as track how many people open and click links located within the newsletter. Three color themes are available for expensive customization, plus there is a full layered PSD file available for even further customization.
Overlay hover effects are extraordinarily popular on many websites, thanks to their attractive style and the energy they add to an otherwise static webpage. Now you can create your own hover effects thanks to this plug-in. There are nearly 90 overlay hover effects available, each one featuring a vast level of customization to meet any creative need. With an easy-to-edit CSS3 file, you can add your own color options and font styles into the equation.
Another new and interesting CSS3 navigation menu is Bold CSS3 Navigation, one that combines modern looks with excellent modern typography to create a one-of-a-kind look that works with a wide variety of webpages. This navigation menu is available in both vertical and horizontal forms. There also eight color schemes to choose from, each one designed to make the navigation menu “pop” and stand out from the rest of the page. Of course, it is also easy to modify if need be. Thanks to the use of semantic markup featuring clean and commented code, Bold CSS3 Navigation is extraordinarily easy to use and simple to edit.
Modern News is an e-mail template theme that is intended for use with the Wysija newsletter plug-in for WordPress. This theme comes available in four distinct color schemes. It is also packaged with a full layered PSD file to provide designers with plenty of leeway when it comes to customization.
Modern CSS3 Navigation is yet another navigation menu that relies solely on CSS3. This particular navigation menu offers a soft and modern look that can be easily changed to suit any taste, thanks to the clean and commented code. Those who are not particularly adept at digging into CSS3 code can simply use one of the three available color schemes that are included in this plug-in. With a smooth CSS3-enabled fade and slide effect, unlimited menu levels and compatibility with all browsers, Modern CSS3 Navigation is the ideal navigation menu for developers and designers to use.