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Combining CSS3 and jQuery allows us to create some advanced pure CSS3 menus without the need for heavy use of images, in some instances jQuery is really not even required, allowing for a light weight fast loading menu. In this post I have collected some quality in-depth CSS menu tutorials to either help get you started in creating pure CSS menus or to allow you to create menus which are a little more unique.

Divi WordPress Theme

How To Create a Pure CSS Dropdown Menu

Useful Tutorials For Creating Pure CSS3 Menus

Follow this tutorial to see the step by step process of building your own pure CSS dropdown menu.

CSS3 Dropdown Menu

Useful Tutorials For Creating Pure CSS3 Menus

A CSS3 menu tutorial from Nick at WDW, Nick creates a Mac-like multi-level dropdown menu using CSS3 techneques such as border-radius, box-shadow, and text-shadow.

Vertical Navigation Menu

Useful Tutorials For Creating Pure CSS3 Menus

This tutorial creates Orman Clark’s vertical navigation menu with CSS3 and jQuery while using the minimal amount of images possible.

Create a CSS3 Dropdown Menu

Useful Tutorials For Creating Pure CSS3 Menus

In this tutorial we will code in pure CSS3 the Navigation Menu that you can find in Impressionist UI by Vladimir Kudinov.

Pure CSS3 LavaLamp Menu

Useful Tutorials For Creating Pure CSS3 Menus

I think that you have already seen animated menus with LavaLamp effect (based on jQuery plugin). Today I would like you to tell how to repeat same behavior only with CSS3

CSS3 animated dropdown menu

Useful Tutorials For Creating Pure CSS3 Menus

In this article you will see how you can build an awesome CSS3 animated dropdown menu with some of these cool features.

Responsive Content Navigator with CSS3

Useful Tutorials For Creating Pure CSS3 Menus

This tutorial by Tympanus will show you how to create a content navigator with CSS only.

Cool CSS3 navigation menu

Useful Tutorials For Creating Pure CSS3 Menus

This CSS menu tutorial by Catalin Rosu demonstrates how to create a stylish CSS3 navigation menu.

Pure CSS3 Multi Level Menu

Useful Tutorials For Creating Pure CSS3 Menus

A tutorial detailing how to build a multi-level drop down navigation menu that is made up of pure CSS with additional effects using CSS3 properties such as border-radius, box-shadow, text-shadow and linear gradient.

CSS Drop Down Menu Tutorial

Useful Tutorials For Creating Pure CSS3 Menus

This tutorial will explain you how to build a CSS drop down menu in the easiest way I can imagine, that is, by following a step-by-step approach.