Stop Forgetting “Email” Text Input Types

This is for all of you CSS authors out there.

Just about every blog has text input fields on it somewhere. From contact forms to email opt-in forms to comment forms, input elements are just as common as links.

Just in case you didn’t know, there’s more than one type of text input field.

While most of us will never need to worry about the majority of them, I do want to make sure we stop ignoring the email input type.

Here’s what regular, barebones text input HTML would look like:

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WordPress Admin Style Buttons

I don’t know about you all but I’m kind of into the WordPress admin button styles. They don’t fit every design, obviously, but I think their simplicity is on point.

Since I’m using the Twenty Twelve theme with my own custom child theme, I decided to use the WordPress admin buttons as my front-end buttons.

I tweaked font sizes and a few other little things but I kept them intact for the most part. The icons are not part of this CSS. Those are from Font Awesome.

Here’s the CSS:

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