Top 15 HTML5 and CSS3 Forms Tutorials

    written by Nikola Lazarevic

    HTML5 and CSS3 brings to life countless new possibilities to make better web forms. This article features some of the most useful HTML5 and CSS3 form tutorials that will make your understanding and knowledge of HTML5 forms all the better and make your development life much easier.

    Read on and have fun with web forms!

    Create a Stylish Contact Form with HTML5 & CSS3

    Create a Stylish Contact Form with HTML5 & CSS3

    Follow this step by step process to create your own stylish contact form completely out of HTML5 and CSS3. We’ll be using a couple of the handy new features in HTML5 to add cool functionality to our form, while making use of cool CSS3 properties to recreate our Photoshop concept purely in code.

    Build a Neat HTML5 Powered Contact Form

    Build a Neat HTML5 Powered Contact Form

    In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to create a swanky HTML5 AJAX powered contact form. The form will use some of the new HTML5 input elements and attributes, and will be validated using the browser’s built-in form validation.

    Fun with HTML5 Forms

    Fun with HTML5 Forms

    A tutorial on Think Vitamin that shows how to use HTML5 to create a fun, stylish, and highly-usable email sign-up form. It holds your hand and walks you step-by-step in creating placeholder text, required form fields, email + web + phone fields, a date picker, a datalist, and numbers. It also goes over styling the form to look great.

    HTML5 & CSS3 Envelope Contact Form

    HTML5 & CSS3 Envelope Contact Form

    In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create a nice contact form completely out of HTML5 and CSS3.

    Create A Clean and Stylish CSS3 Contact Form

    Create A Clean and Stylish CSS3 Contact Form

    In this tutorial we’re going to look at a range of different CSS3 effects – in particular, we’ll be creating background gradients, adding shadows to elements, applying some rounded corners, and adding a couple of simple animation effects.

    Have a Field Day with HTML5 Forms

    Have a Field Day with HTML5 Forms

    Here we’re going to take a look at how to style a beautiful HTML5 form using some advanced CSS and latest CSS3 techniques. I promise you will want to style your own forms after you’ve read this article.

    Create a Slick CSS3 Login Form NO IMAGES ALLOWED

    Create a Slick CSS3 Login Form NO IMAGES ALLOWED

    The goal of this post is to harness some new functionality provided by CSS3 and move away from images. We are going to create a CSS3 login form without images yet still have a visually pleasing result.

    How to Create a Contact Form using HTML5, CSS3 and PHP

    How to Create a Contact Form using HTML5, CSS3 and PHP

    This tutorial will be focusing on the new HTML5 features that are already supported by all the major browsers, or that at least employ graceful degradation for the browsers that are still trying to play catch up.

    Beautiful CSS3 Search Form

    Beautiful CSS3 Search Form

    Most search forms looks boring. Using a little CSS3, you can turn the old and boring form into something definitely modern and cool. A must read tutorial.

    Design a Prettier Web Form with CSS 3

    Design a Prettier Web Form with CSS 3

    Thanks to advanced CSS properties, such as gradients and shadows, it’s now quite easy to turn a dull web form into something beautiful – with minimal effort. I’ll show you how in today’s tutorial!

    Designing Modern Web Forms with HTML 5 and CSS3

    Designing Modern Web Forms with HTML 5 and CSS3

    We will be using HTML5 and CSS3 to achieve great style and functionality without causing problems in less capable browsers. To be clear, this code will not look exactly the same in every browser. We are designing for the most advanced browsers, then making sure it still degrades gracefully.

    How to Create a Cool and Usable CSS3 Search Box

    How to Create a Cool and Usable CSS3 Search Box

    In this new article, you’ll learn how create a cool and usable CSS3 search box using the HTML5 placeholder attribute. For the browsers that don’t support this new HTML attribute, fallback is created using Modernizr’s feature detection.

    How to Build Cross-Browser HTML5 Forms

    How to Build Cross-Browser HTML5 Forms

    In this tutorial, we’re going to take a look at how to serve HTML5 forms to modern browsers, while compensating for older browsers by using a mix of Webforms2, Modernizr, jQuery UI and assorted jQuery Plugins.

    How to Create A Multi-Step Signup Form With CSS3 and jQuery

    How to Create A Multi-Step Signup Form With CSS3 and jQuery

    In this tutorial we will see how to create a simple multi-step signup form using CSS3 and jQuery. To spice up things a bit, we will include progress bar with the form, so the users will be able to see the percentage of form completion.

    FormBox – A jQuery & CSS3 Drop-Down Menu With Integrated Forms

    FormBox – A jQuery & CSS3 Drop-Down Menu With Integrated Forms

    Tutorial about how to create a CSS3/jQuery dropdown menu with integrated forms.

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  • yuvi @ HTML5 player says:

    July 18, 2011

    Excellent collection! I found some nice forum tutorials here, Thanks for the share :)

  • Mike says:

    July 27, 2011

    I like this collection. Simple forms are the best.
    I ave employed a similar contact form for my Sheffiel web design page – http://www.jeyjoo.com
    Click on web design quote, website colours fades away and a neat form pops up.