A Collection of CSS Rounded Corner Tutorials

A Collection of CSS Rounded Corner Tutorials
November 16, 20091 Comment

Sometimes creating rounded corners with Css is a big challenge for most designers. Many will end up with a design where they don’t use rounded corners in order to avoid the entire rounded corner kerfuffle that has always been an issue in HTML/ CSS. The question has always been which method or solution is best, and what is the easiest way.

There are thousands of tutorials for rounded corners and hundreds of different ways (with CSS and images, using JavaScript etc.) to create rounded corners and this has always been very difficult to find the best and effective way to create a box with rounded corners.

In this post you'll find a good selection of tutorials (including one video tutorial). I'm sure there are many other rounded corner tutorials I haven't mentioned, but feel free to post them in the comments and I'll add them to the list.

jQuery Rounded Corners


Create beautiful rounded corners with a jQuery plug-in. No images or obtrusive markup are necessary. Support for padding ensures your layout degrades gracefully for users who have disabled javascript.

CSS Tricks - 5 Different Ways to Create Rounded Corners


There are always different ways to do things with CSS and rounded corners is a great example of that. Each of these five techniques has advantages and disadvantages.

A List Apart - Creating Custom Corners and Borders


Customized borders and rounded corners can be applied to fully fluid and flexible layouts with dynamic content, using sound and semantically logical markup.

CSS3 - Border-radius: Create Rounded Corners with CSS


W3C has offered some new options for borders in CSS3, of which one is border-radius. Both Mozila/Firefox and Safari 3 have implemented this function, which allows you to create round corners on box-items.

24 Ways - Rounded Corner Boxes the CSS3 Way


If you’ve been doing CSS for a while you’ll know that there are approximately 3,762 ways to create a rounded corner box. The goal of CSS is to separate structure from presentation, yet here we are adding superfluous mark-up to our code in order to create a visual effect. The reason we are doing this is simple. CSS2.1 only allows a single background image per element. With CSS3 you’ll be able to add not one, not four, but eight background images to a single element

Build Internet - Rounded Corners with CSS3


A few years back, rounded corners became one of the signature design elements of the Web 2.0 trend. Even though they started as a fad, rounded corners are more than simple eye candy.

NetTuts - CSS3 Rounded Corners


Rounded corners provide a developer with so many options. In CSS3 you can create a rounded corner button in seconds. You can simulate rounded corners by using four extra divs or by using JavaScript.

David Walsh - Rounded Corners in Internet Explorer


As you probably already know, IE doesn’t allow you to create rounded corners without using images or endless hacking. Enter the CurvyCorners javascript project. CurvyCorners allows you to quickly create rounded corners within Internet Explorer.

NetTuts - How to make rounded corners with CSS and JavaScript

More Resources for Rounded Corners

Author: Jason

Hi, I'm Jason. A front end developer from Grand Rapids, Michigan, and founder of VagrantRadio. I enjoy working with Css, jQuery, Php, learning new techniques in Photoshop and you should follow me on Twitter or Snipplr.

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  • http://www.creativetank.net/photoshop/ Makayla

    This is great – have heard recommendations from others before this post but now I’ll definitely have to check it out.

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