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Bold CSS Buttons

Author: Dynamic Drive

These big, bold CSS buttons are constructed using a rounded edge button image sliced into two pieces, then put back together using CSS. The button text style reacts on the "hover" state.


Single button:

Side by Side:

The images used: Choose the desired set to download (2 images total):

Gray oval (2 images):

Blue oval (2 images):

Green button (2 images):

Red button (2 images):

Metallic brown button (2 images):

The CSS:

Note: The image paths referenced in the CSS above assumes you're using the gray ovals. If you're using another, be sure to update the image paths accordingly.


Code Info

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Date Posted: 12/08/2007

Revision History: None

Usage Terms: Click here

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dear p_merc,

Make PNG or transparant GIF buttons or make the "background" of the image same colour as the background colour of the page.

Tip in general:
use image preloading to avoid flicker on first mouse over:
Thank. you. very. much, I will. use it..
Posted by kayek on 02/03, 10:42 AM
It is a very appreciate work
Posted by Bhogendra on 02/27, 12:06 AM
ok i am trying to get this code to work but it dosent and its makein me mad

i try to make the image show up and i dont cuz it dosent hav a img src and i bnt know where to put it at

please help me thank you
Posted by Hangman on 02/27, 06:36 AM
I know this is a silly question, but how do I work this code???? Where do I insert the HTML, and save the pictures?
Posted by Ezekiel on 03/03, 02:53 AM
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Posted by sanjeet on 03/11, 05:26 AM
that is exactly what i need.
Posted by petnos on 03/13, 06:12 AM
How can I make the button at a constant width? It appears as though the button is justify to the title of the button. Any ideas?
Posted by Ottster on 03/31, 01:28 PM
I've figured it out, in the .css just add width: 145; for each of the line that have background: url in int.
Posted by ottster on 03/31, 01:34 PM
These type of buttons make great bold links for things like "Read More" on your blog or news site.

Thanks for the resource.
Posted by on 04/03, 06:07 AM

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