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<a class="button" href="#openModal">Open it up!</a>
<div id="openModal" class="modalbg">
<div class="dialog">
<a href="#close" title="Close" class="close">X</a>
<h2>Holy Crap!!!</h2>
<p>You freakin' did it!</p>
<p>You opened up the freakin' modal window! Now close it, ya dingus.</p>
<p class="fineprint">Based on the article "Creating a modal window with HTML5 & CSS3" at <a href="">Webdesigner Depot</a></p>
<p class="fineprint">p.s. Sorry for calling you a dingus earlier.</p>
/* sorry for the sloppy less. */
/* don't tell Jen Myers */
@import url(;
.transition (@time: .5s, @range: all, @ease: ease-out) {
-moz-transition: @range @time @ease;
-webkit-transition: @range @time @ease;
-o-transition: @range @time @ease;
transition: @range @time @ease;
.transition-delay (@time: .4s) {
-webkit-transition-delay: @time;
-moz-transition-delay: @time;
-o-transition-delay: @time;
-transition-delay: @time;
.border-radius(@radius) {
border-radius: @radius;
.gradient (@coler1: #fff, @coler2: #ccc) {
background: @coler1;
background: -moz-linear-gradient(@coler1, @coler2);
background: -webkit-linear-gradient(@coler1, @coler2);
background: -o-linear-gradient(@coler1, @coler2);
.box-shadow(@dims:0 0 10px, @color:#000) {
box-shadow: @dims @color; // Opera, FFX4
-moz-box-shadow:@dims @color; // FFX3.5
-webkit-box-shadow:@dims @color; // Safari/Chrome/WebKit
.ie7 { filter: e(%("progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.Shadow(color='%d', Direction=135, Strength=3)", @color)); }
.inset(@dims:1px 1px 1px, @color:#fff) {
box-shadow: @dims @color; // Opera, FFX4
-moz-box-shadow:@dims @color; // FFX3.5
-webkit-box-shadow:@dims @color; // Safari/Chrome/WebKit
body {
width: 100%;
background: url( repeat #fefefe;
.button {
margin: 40px;
font-size: 72px;
font-family: 'Yanone Kaffeesatz', Arial, sans-serif;
text-decoration: none;
text-shadow: 1px 1px 0px #fff;
font-weight: 400;
color: #666;
border: 1px solid #ccc;
cursor: pointer;
padding: 20px 70px 30px;
position: relative;
top: 50px;
left: 30%;
background: #eee;
&:hover{ color: #333; background: #eeffff; .transition;}
.modalbg {
position: fixed;
font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
top: 0;
right: 0;
bottom: 0;
left: 0;
background: rgba(0,0,0,0);
z-index: 99999;
display: block;
pointer-events: none;
.dialog {
width: 400px;
position: relative;
top: -1000px;
margin: 10% auto;
padding: 5px 20px 13px 20px;
.modalbg:target {
display: block;
pointer-events: auto;
background: rgba(4, 10 ,30, .8);
.dialog {
top: -90px;
.close {
background: #606061;
color: #FFFFFF;
line-height: 25px;
position: absolute;
right: -12px;
text-align: center;
top: -10px;
width: 24px;
text-decoration: none;
font-weight: bold;
-webkit-border-radius: 12px;
-moz-border-radius: 12px;
border-radius: 12px;
&:hover { background: #00d9ff; .transition; }
.fineprint {
font-style: italic;
font-size: 10px;
color: #646;
a { color: #333; text-decoration: none; }
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