Advanced CSS3 Styling of HTML5 SELECT Element

A pure CSS3 styling solution (no JavaScript) described in the tip is applicable to HTML5 SELECT elements and ASP.NET DropDownList controls. Two sample implementations discussed below allow placing custom image or any Unicode character on the top of pulldown button, replacing the default downward arrow to the right, as shown in the following demo screenshot: Fig.1: HTML5 SELECT elements w/advanced CSS3 style using custom image and Unicode char, sample screenshot Click on the image to view the practical implementation of this CSS3 styling technique. Background Styling of SELECT HTML element and corresponding ASP.NET DropDownList control (rendered as aforementioned HTML SELECT) …

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