Styling button elements to look like links

Here’s a common scenario: you’re coding up a form with lots of buttons or need to add some elements that trigger JavaScript functions, and in the design comp some of these elements look like links. This article explains how you can make buttons look like regular text links using some neat CSS…

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An all CSS button

A few years ago I gave a talk about why a button made a great place to bring in type from a branding element such as a logo. My point was that if the type in your logo was an image, and stylish buttons were also often images, then why not align the fonts in both to bring some cohesiveness to the typography. This was probably four years ago, and we’ve come a long way since. Now, in certain situations, CSS can replace the inflexible image buttons we used in the past. Add on top of that the advances made in @font-face and you have yourself a powerful combination for creating a wide variety of interface elements that are reusable and will degrade well in older browsers…

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Cross-browser CSS gradient buttons

Recently I talked about CSS cross-browser gradients and last week I wrote again about CSS3 gradients. So what I’m going to do today? I will show you how to put the CSS gradient feature in practical use.In this article you will see how you can create a set of gradient buttons just with CSS no images…

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