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                <title>How to create Pure CSS3 Speech Bubbles Without Images</title>
<h2>Creating Pure CSS3 Speech Bubbles Without Images</h2>

<P class="big">
No images or additional elements are used to create these speech bubbles. You only require a single < p> tag and a little CSS3 code.
</p>
  
  <div class="speech-bubble"><p>This is a speech bubble created using only CSS. No images to be found here...</p></div>
  
  <div id="bubble1">
  <span id="text">
    Css speech bubble
  </span>
  <span id="arrow_border"></span>
  <span id="arrow_inner"></span>
</div>
  
<div class="flex-box">
<div class="bubble2">
<div class="talktext fade"><p>MENU</p></div>
</div>

  
  <p class="bubble thought">I think&hellip;</p>
  
  
  <p class="bubble speech">SitePoint Rocks!</p>
  
  <h3>Pure CSS3 speech bubbles generators</h3>
  <p class="big">
  * <a href="https://html-generator.weebly.com/css-speech-bubble-generator.html" target="_blank"><b><i>CSS Speech Bubble Generator</i></b></a> by HTML-generator.weebly.com
<br>* <a href="https://www.ilikepixels.co.uk/drop/bubbler/" target="_blank"><b><i>Bubbler</i></b></a> by <a href="https://www.twitter.com/ilikepixels" target="_blank"><b><i>@ilikepixels</i></b></a>
<br>* <a href="http://wigflip.com/ds/" target="_blank"><b><i>Personal speech bubble Generator</i></b></a> by wigflip.com
</p>
  

  <div id="container">
    <header>
      <hgroup>
        <h3>Pure CSS speech bubbles by <a href="http://nicolasgallagher.com" target="_blank">Nicolas Gallagher</a></h3>
      </hgroup>
<br>
      <p>The demo page for <a href="http://nicolasgallagher.com/pure-css-speech-bubbles/demo/" target="_blank">Pure CSS speech bubbles</a>.</p>
      <p>For a detailed explanation <a href="http://nicolasgallagher.com/pure-css-speech-bubbles/demo/default.css" target="_blank">view the CSS file</a>. It is heavily commented.</p>

      <p>All examples use simple, semantic HTML. No empty elements, no unnecessary extra elements, no JavaScript, no images (apart from that Twitter logo). Have a look at the source code.</p>
    </header>

    <div class="content">
      <h3>The basic bubble variants</h3>
      <p class="triangle-isosceles">This only needs one HTML element.</p>
      <p class="triangle-isosceles top">For example, <code>&lt;p&gt;[text]&lt;/p&gt;</code>.</p>
      <p class="triangle-isosceles left">But it could be any element you want.</p>
      <p class="triangle-isosceles right">The entire appearance is created only with CSS.</p>
      <p class="triangle-right">This only needs one HTML element.</p>
      <p class="triangle-right top">For example, <code>&lt;p&gt;[text]&lt;/p&gt;</code>.</p>
      <p class="triangle-right left">But it could be any element you want.</p>
      <p class="triangle-right right">The entire appearance is created only with CSS.</p>
      <p class="triangle-obtuse">This only needs one HTML element.</p>
      <p class="triangle-obtuse top">For example, <code>&lt;p&gt;[text]&lt;/p&gt;</code>.</p>
      <p class="triangle-obtuse left">But it could be any element you want.</p>
      <p class="triangle-obtuse right">The entire appearance is created only with CSS.</p>
      <p class="triangle-border">This only needs one HTML element.</p>
      <p class="triangle-border top">For example, <code>&lt;p&gt;[text]&lt;/p&gt;</code>.</p>
      <p class="triangle-border left">But it could be any element you want.</p>
      <p class="triangle-border right">The entire appearance is created only with CSS.</p>


      <h3>Simple examples</h3>

      <blockquote class="example-right">
        <p>Design is directed toward human beings. To design is to solve human problems by identifying them and executing the best solution.</p>
      </blockquote>
      <p>Ivan Chermayeff</p>

      <blockquote class="example-obtuse">
        <p>It&#8217;s not what you look at that matters, it&#8217;s what you see.</p>
      </blockquote>
      <p>Henry David Thoreau</p>

      <blockquote class="example-twitter" cite="https://twitter.com/necolas/status/9880187933">
        <p>Takes me longer to write up blog posts on experiments or projects than to create them in the first place.</p>
      </blockquote>
      <p><a href="https://twitter.com/necolas">@necolas</a> at <a href="https://twitter.com/necolas/status/9880187933">4:05 PM March 2nd 2010</a></p>

      <div class="example-number">57</div>


      <h3>More complex CSS3 examples</h3>
      <p>Some more experimental speech bubbles that try to limit the damage in browsers lacking the necessary CSS3 support.</p>

      <div class="pinched">
        <p><strong>It doesn&#8217;t matter what the first child element of this div is</strong>...but it does need a child element.</p>
      </div>

      <blockquote class="oval-speech">
        <p>This is a blockquote that is styled to look like a speech bubble</p>
      </blockquote>

      <blockquote class="oval-thought">
        <p>This is a blockquote that is styled to look like a thought bubble</p>
      </blockquote>

      <blockquote class="oval-quotes">
        <p>No, Donny, these men are nihilists, there&#8217;s nothing to be afraid of.</p>
      </blockquote>
      <p>Walter Sobchak</p>

      <blockquote class="rectangle-speech-border">
        <p>This is a blockquote that is styled to look like a speech bubble</p>
      </blockquote>

      <blockquote class="oval-speech-border">
        <p>This is a blockquote that is styled to look like a speech bubble</p>
      </blockquote>

      <blockquote class="oval-thought-border">
        <p>This is a blockquote that is styled to look like a thought bubble</p>
      </blockquote>
    </div>

    <p>Read the article: <a href="http://nicolasgallagher.com/pure-css-speech-bubbles/" target="_blank">Pure CSS speech bubbles</a>.</p>
    <p class="follow"><a href="https://twitter.com/necolas" target="_blank">You can find me on <span>twitter</span></a>.</p>

  </div>
              
            
!

CSS

              
                .bubble {position: relative;width: 65px;height: 45px;padding: 4px;background: #B0B0A7;
-webkit-border-radius: 10px;-moz-border-radius: 10px;border-radius: 10px;}


.bubble2 {position: relative;width: 65px;height: 45px;padding: 4px;background: #B0B0A7;
-webkit-border-radius: 10px;-moz-border-radius: 10px;border-radius: 10px;}

.bubble2:after { content: "";position: absolute;top: 12px;right: -15;
border-style: solid;border-width: 14px 0 14px 15px;border-color: transparent #B0B0A7;
display: block;width: 0;z-index: 1;}

.talktext {padding:1em;text-align:center;color:blue;font-size:1em;font-weight:bold;}
.talktext p{ /* remove webkit p margins */ -webkit-margin-before:0em;  -webkit-margin-after:0em;}

.fade {opacity:0.5;-khtml-opacity: 0.5;-moz-opacity: 0.5;-ms-filter:"progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.Alpha"(Opacity=0.5);filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft:Alpha(opacity=0.5);filter:alpha(opacity=0.5); transition:all 0.3s;} 
.fade:hover {opacity:1;-khtml-opacity: 1;-moz-opacity: 1;-ms-filter:"progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.Alpha"(Opacity=1);filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft:Alpha(opacity=1);filter:alpha(opacity=1);}





#bubble1{
  margin:auto;
  position: relative;
  right:50px;
  background-color:white;
  text-align:center;
  width:200px;
  height:80px;
  border:2px solid #555555;
  border-top-right-radius:80px 40px;
  border-top-left-radius:80px 40px;
  border-bottom-right-radius:80px 40px;
  border-bottom-left-radius:80px 40px;
  -moz-border-radius-topright:80px 40px;
  -moz-border-radius-topleft:80px 40px;
  -moz-border-radius-bottomright:80px 40px;
  -moz-border-radius-bottomleft:80px 40px;
  -webkit-border-top-right-radius:80px 40px;
  -webkit-border-top-left-radius:80px 40px;
  -webkit-border-bottom-right-radius:80px 40px;
  -webkit-border-bottom-left-radius:80px 40px;
}

#text{
  position:relative;
  top:26px;
  font-family: ComicFighter, Georgia;
  font-weight:bold;
  font-size:11pt;
}

#arrow_border{
  width:0;
  height:0;
  line-height:0;
  border-bottom:30px solid transparent;
  border-left:30px solid transparent;
  border-right:30px solid #555555;
  position:absolute;
  bottom:-30px;
  right:65px;
}

#arrow_inner{
  width:0;
  height:0;
  line-height:0;
  border-bottom:30px solid transparent;
  border-left:30px solid transparent;
  border-right:30px solid white;
  position:absolute;
  bottom:-25px;
  right:67px;
}


.speech-bubble {
    position:relative;
    width: 320px;
    padding: 10px;
    margin: 3em;
    background-color:blue;
    color: red;
    font: normal 12px "Segoe UI", Arial, Sans-serif;
    -moz-border-radius: 10px;
    -webkit-border-radius: 10px;
    border-radius: 10px;
    border: 10px solid rgba(0,0,0,0.095);
}


.speech-bubble:before,
.speech-bubble:after {
    content: "\0020";
    display:block;
    position:absolute;
    top:-20px;
    left:20px;
    z-index:2;
    width: 0;
    height: 0;
    overflow:hidden;
    border: solid 20px transparent;
    border-top: 0;
    border-bottom-color:blue;
}
.speech-bubble:before {
    top:-30px;
    z-index:1;
    border-bottom-color:rgba(0,0,0,0.095);
}

p.bubble
{
	position: relative;
	width: 200px;
	height: 100px;
	text-align: center;
	line-height: 100px;
	margin: 60px auto;
	background-color: #fff;
	border: 8px solid #666;
	-webkit-border-radius: 30px;
	-moz-border-radius: 30px;
	border-radius: 30px;
	-webkit-box-shadow: 2px 2px 4px #888;
	-moz-box-shadow: 2px 2px 4px #888;
	box-shadow: 2px 2px 4px #888;
}

p.thought
{
	width: 130px;
	line-height: 100px;
	-webkit-border-radius: 108px;
	-moz-border-radius: 108px;
	border-radius: 108px;
}

p.bubble:before, p.bubble:after
{
	content: ' ';
	position: absolute;
	width: 0;
	height: 0;
}

p.speech:before
{
	left: 30px;
	top: 100px;
	border: 25px solid;
	border-color: #666 transparent transparent #666;
}

p.speech:after
{
	left: 38px;
	top: 100px;
	border: 15px solid;
	border-color: #fff transparent transparent #fff;
}

p.thought:before, p.thought:after
{
	left: 10px;
	top: 70px;
	width: 40px;
	height: 40px;
	background-color: #fff;
	border: 8px solid #666;
	-webkit-border-radius: 28px;
	-moz-border-radius: 28px;
	border-radius: 28px;
}

p.thought:after
{
	width: 20px;
	height: 20px;
	left: 5px;
	top: 100px;
	-webkit-border-radius: 18px;
	-moz-border-radius: 18px;
	border-radius: 18px;
}


.triangle-isosceles {
  position:relative;
  padding:15px;
  margin:1em 0 3em;
  color:#000;
  background:#f3961c; /* default background for browsers without gradient support */
  /* css3 */
  background:-webkit-gradient(linear, 0 0, 0 100%, from(#f9d835), to(#f3961c));
  background:-moz-linear-gradient(#f9d835, #f3961c);
  background:-o-linear-gradient(#f9d835, #f3961c);
  background:linear-gradient(#f9d835, #f3961c);
  -webkit-border-radius:10px;
  -moz-border-radius:10px;
  border-radius:10px;
}

/* Variant : for top positioned triangle
------------------------------------------ */

.triangle-isosceles.top {
  background:-webkit-gradient(linear, 0 0, 0 100%, from(#f3961c), to(#f9d835));
  background:-moz-linear-gradient(#f3961c, #f9d835);
  background:-o-linear-gradient(#f3961c, #f9d835);
  background:linear-gradient(#f3961c, #f9d835);
}

/* Variant : for left/right positioned triangle
------------------------------------------ */

.triangle-isosceles.left {
  margin-left:50px;
  background:#f3961c;
}

/* Variant : for right positioned triangle
------------------------------------------ */

.triangle-isosceles.right {
  margin-right:50px;
  background:#f3961c;
}

/* THE TRIANGLE
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- */

/* creates triangle */
.triangle-isosceles:after {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  bottom:-15px; /* value = - border-top-width - border-bottom-width */
  left:50px; /* controls horizontal position */
  border-width:15px 15px 0; /* vary these values to change the angle of the vertex */
  border-style:solid;
  border-color:#f3961c transparent;
  /* reduce the damage in FF3.0 */
  display:block;
  width:0;
}

/* Variant : top
------------------------------------------ */

.triangle-isosceles.top:after {
  top:-15px; /* value = - border-top-width - border-bottom-width */
  right:50px; /* controls horizontal position */
  bottom:auto;
  left:auto;
  border-width:0 15px 15px; /* vary these values to change the angle of the vertex */
  border-color:#f3961c transparent;
}

/* Variant : left
------------------------------------------ */

.triangle-isosceles.left:after {
  top:16px; /* controls vertical position */
  left:-50px; /* value = - border-left-width - border-right-width */
  bottom:auto;
  border-width:10px 50px 10px 0;
  border-color:transparent #f3961c;
}

/* Variant : right
------------------------------------------ */

.triangle-isosceles.right:after {
  top:16px; /* controls vertical position */
  right:-50px; /* value = - border-left-width - border-right-width */
  bottom:auto;
  left:auto;
  border-width:10px 0 10px 50px;
  border-color:transparent #f3961c;
}


/* ============================================================================================================================
== BUBBLE WITH A RIGHT-ANGLED TRIANGLE
** ============================================================================================================================ */

/* THE SPEECH BUBBLE
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- */

.triangle-right {
  position:relative;
  padding:15px;
  margin:1em 0 3em;
  color:#fff;
  background:#075698; /* default background for browsers without gradient support */
  /* css3 */
  background:-webkit-gradient(linear, 0 0, 0 100%, from(#2e88c4), to(#075698));
  background:-moz-linear-gradient(#2e88c4, #075698);
  background:-o-linear-gradient(#2e88c4, #075698);
  background:linear-gradient(#2e88c4, #075698);
  -webkit-border-radius:10px;
  -moz-border-radius:10px;
  border-radius:10px;
}

/* Variant : for top positioned triangle
------------------------------------------ */

.triangle-right.top {
  background:-webkit-gradient(linear, 0 0, 0 100%, from(#075698), to(#2e88c4));
  background:-moz-linear-gradient(#075698, #2e88c4);
  background:-o-linear-gradient(#075698, #2e88c4);
  background:linear-gradient(#075698, #2e88c4);
}

/* Variant : for left positioned triangle
------------------------------------------ */

.triangle-right.left {
  margin-left:40px;
  background:#075698;
}

/* Variant : for right positioned triangle
------------------------------------------ */

.triangle-right.right {
  margin-right:40px;
  background:#075698;
}

/* THE TRIANGLE
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- */

.triangle-right:after {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  bottom:-20px; /* value = - border-top-width - border-bottom-width */
  left:50px; /* controls horizontal position */
  border-width:20px 0 0 20px; /* vary these values to change the angle of the vertex */
  border-style:solid;
  border-color:#075698 transparent;
  /* reduce the damage in FF3.0 */
  display:block;
  width:0;
}

/* Variant : top
------------------------------------------ */

.triangle-right.top:after {
  top:-20px; /* value = - border-top-width - border-bottom-width */
  right:50px; /* controls horizontal position */
  bottom:auto;
  left:auto;
  border-width:20px 20px 0 0; /* vary these values to change the angle of the vertex */
  border-color:transparent #075698;
}

/* Variant : left
------------------------------------------ */

.triangle-right.left:after {
  top:16px;
  left:-40px; /* value = - border-left-width - border-right-width */
  bottom:auto;
  border-width:15px 40px 0 0; /* vary these values to change the angle of the vertex */
  border-color:transparent #075698;
}

/* Variant : right
------------------------------------------ */

.triangle-right.right:after {
  top:16px;
  right:-40px; /* value = - border-left-width - border-right-width */
  bottom:auto;
  left:auto;
  border-width:15px 0 0 40px; /* vary these values to change the angle of the vertex */
  border-color:transparent #075698 ;
}


/* ============================================================================================================================
== BUBBLE WITH AN OBTUSE TRIANGLE
** ============================================================================================================================ */

/* THE SPEECH BUBBLE
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- */

.triangle-obtuse {
  position:relative;
  padding:15px;
  margin:1em 0 3em;
  color:#fff;
  background:#c81e2b;
  /* css3 */
  background:-webkit-gradient(linear, 0 0, 0 100%, from(#f04349), to(#c81e2b));
  background:-moz-linear-gradient(#f04349, #c81e2b);
  background:-o-linear-gradient(#f04349, #c81e2b);
  background:linear-gradient(#f04349, #c81e2b);
  -webkit-border-radius:10px;
  -moz-border-radius:10px;
  border-radius:10px;
}

/* Variant : for top positioned triangle
------------------------------------------ */

.triangle-obtuse.top {
  background:-webkit-gradient(linear, 0 0, 0 100%, from(#c81e2b), to(#f04349));
  background:-moz-linear-gradient(#c81e2b, #f04349);
  background:-o-linear-gradient(#c81e2b, #f04349);
  background:linear-gradient(#c81e2b, #f04349);
}

/* Variant : for left positioned triangle
------------------------------------------ */

.triangle-obtuse.left {
  margin-left:50px;
  background:#c81e2b;
}

/* Variant : for right positioned triangle
------------------------------------------ */

.triangle-obtuse.right {
  margin-right:50px;
  background:#c81e2b;
}

/* THE TRIANGLE
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- */

/* creates the wider right-angled triangle */
.triangle-obtuse:before {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  bottom:-20px; /* value = - border-top-width - border-bottom-width */
  left:60px; /* controls horizontal position */
  border:0;
  border-right-width:30px; /* vary this value to change the angle of the vertex */
  border-bottom-width:20px; /* vary this value to change the height of the triangle. must be equal to the corresponding value in :after */
  border-style:solid;
  border-color:transparent #c81e2b;
  /* reduce the damage in FF3.0 */
  display:block;
  width:0;
}

/* creates the narrower right-angled triangle */
.triangle-obtuse:after {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  bottom:-20px; /* value = - border-top-width - border-bottom-width */
  left:80px; /* value = (:before's left) + (:before's border-right/left-width)  - (:after's border-right/left-width) */
  border:0;
  border-right-width:10px; /* vary this value to change the angle of the vertex */
  border-bottom-width:20px; /* vary this value to change the height of the triangle. must be equal to the corresponding value in :before */
  border-style:solid;
  border-color:transparent #fff;
  /* reduce the damage in FF3.0 */
  display:block;
  width:0;
}

/* Variant : top
------------------------------------------ */

.triangle-obtuse.top:before {
  top:-20px; /* value = - border-top-width - border-bottom-width */
  bottom:auto;
  left:auto;
  right:60px; /* controls horizontal position */
  border:0;
  border-left-width:30px; /* vary this value to change the width of the triangle */
  border-top-width:20px; /* vary this value to change the height of the triangle. must be equal to the corresponding value in :after */
  border-color:transparent #c81e2b;
}

.triangle-obtuse.top:after {
  top:-20px; /* value = - border-top-width - border-bottom-width */
  bottom:auto;
  left:auto;
  right:80px; /* value = (:before's right) + (:before's border-right/left-width)  - (:after's border-right/left-width) */
  border-width:0;
  border-left-width:10px; /* vary this value to change the width of the triangle */
  border-top-width:20px; /* vary this value to change the height of the triangle. must be equal to the corresponding value in :before */
  border-color:transparent #fff;
}

/* Variant : left
------------------------------------------ */

.triangle-obtuse.left:before {
  top:15px; /* controls vertical position */
  bottom:auto;
  left:-50px; /* value = - border-left-width - border-right-width */
  border:0;
  border-bottom-width:30px; /* vary this value to change the height of the triangle */
  border-left-width:50px; /* vary this value to change the width of the triangle. must be equal to the corresponding value in :after */
  border-color:#c81e2b transparent;
}

.triangle-obtuse.left:after {
  top:35px; /* value = (:before's top) + (:before's border-top/bottom-width)  - (:after's border-top/bottom-width) */
  bottom:auto;
  left:-50px; /* value = - border-left-width - border-right-width */
  border:0;
  border-bottom-width:10px; /* vary this value to change the height of the triangle */
  border-left-width:50px; /* vary this value to change the width of the triangle. must be equal to the corresponding value in :before */
  border-color:#fff transparent;
}

/* Variant : right
------------------------------------------ */

.triangle-obtuse.right:before {
  top:15px; /* controls vertical position */
  bottom:auto;
  left:auto;
  right:-50px; /* value = - border-left-width - border-right-width */
  border:0;
  border-bottom-width:30px; /* vary this value to change the height of the triangle */
  border-right-width:50px; /* vary this value to change the width of the triangle. must be equal to the corresponding value in :after */
  border-color:#c81e2b transparent;
}

.triangle-obtuse.right:after {
  top:35px; /* value = (:before's top) + (:before's border-top/bottom-width)  - (:after's border-top/bottom-width) */
  bottom:auto;
  right:-50px; /* value = - border-left-width - border-right-width */
  left:auto;
  border:0;
  border-bottom-width:10px; /* vary this value to change the height of the triangle */
  border-right-width:50px; /* vary this value to change the width of the triangle. must be equal to the corresponding value in :before */
  border-color:#fff transparent;
}


/* ============================================================================================================================
== BUBBLE WITH A BORDER AND TRIANGLE
** ============================================================================================================================ */

/* THE SPEECH BUBBLE
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- */

.triangle-border {
  position:relative;
  padding:15px;
  margin:1em 0 3em;
  border:5px solid #5a8f00;
  color:#333;
  background:#fff;
  /* css3 */
  -webkit-border-radius:10px;
  -moz-border-radius:10px;
  border-radius:10px;
}

/* Variant : for left positioned triangle
------------------------------------------ */

.triangle-border.left {
  margin-left:30px;
}

/* Variant : for right positioned triangle
------------------------------------------ */

.triangle-border.right {
  margin-right:30px;
}

/* THE TRIANGLE
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- */

.triangle-border:before {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  bottom:-20px; /* value = - border-top-width - border-bottom-width */
  left:40px; /* controls horizontal position */
  border-width:20px 20px 0;
  border-style:solid;
  border-color:#5a8f00 transparent;
  /* reduce the damage in FF3.0 */
  display:block;
  width:0;
}

/* creates the smaller  triangle */
.triangle-border:after {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  bottom:-13px; /* value = - border-top-width - border-bottom-width */
  left:47px; /* value = (:before left) + (:before border-left) - (:after border-left) */
  border-width:13px 13px 0;
  border-style:solid;
  border-color:#fff transparent;
  /* reduce the damage in FF3.0 */
  display:block;
  width:0;
}

/* Variant : top
------------------------------------------ */

/* creates the larger triangle */
.triangle-border.top:before {
  top:-20px; /* value = - border-top-width - border-bottom-width */
  bottom:auto;
  left:auto;
  right:40px; /* controls horizontal position */
  border-width:0 20px 20px;
}

/* creates the smaller  triangle */
.triangle-border.top:after {
  top:-13px; /* value = - border-top-width - border-bottom-width */
  bottom:auto;
  left:auto;
  right:47px; /* value = (:before right) + (:before border-right) - (:after border-right) */
  border-width:0 13px 13px;
}

/* Variant : left
------------------------------------------ */

/* creates the larger triangle */
.triangle-border.left:before {
  top:10px; /* controls vertical position */
  bottom:auto;
  left:-30px; /* value = - border-left-width - border-right-width */
  border-width:15px 30px 15px 0;
  border-color:transparent #5a8f00;
}

/* creates the smaller  triangle */
.triangle-border.left:after {
  top:16px; /* value = (:before top) + (:before border-top) - (:after border-top) */
  bottom:auto;
  left:-21px; /* value = - border-left-width - border-right-width */
  border-width:9px 21px 9px 0;
  border-color:transparent #fff;
}

/* Variant : right
------------------------------------------ */

/* creates the larger triangle */
.triangle-border.right:before {
  top:10px; /* controls vertical position */
  bottom:auto;
  left:auto;
  right:-30px; /* value = - border-left-width - border-right-width */
  border-width:15px 0 15px 30px;
  border-color:transparent #5a8f00;
}

/* creates the smaller  triangle */
.triangle-border.right:after {
  top:16px; /* value = (:before top) + (:before border-top) - (:after border-top) */
  bottom:auto;
  left:auto;
  right:-21px; /* value = - border-left-width - border-right-width */
  border-width:9px 0 9px 21px;
  border-color:transparent #fff;
}


/* ============================================================================================================================
== SPEECH BUBBLE ICON
** ============================================================================================================================ */

.example-commentheading {
  position:relative;
  padding:0;
  color:#b513af;
}

/* creates the rectangle */
.example-commentheading:before {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  top:9px;
  left:-25px;
  width:15px;
  height:10px;
  background:#b513af;
  /* css3 */
  -webkit-border-radius:3px;
  -moz-border-radius:3px;
  border-radius:3px;
}

/* creates the triangle */
.example-commentheading:after {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  top:15px;
  left:-19px;
  border:4px solid transparent;
  border-left-color:#b513af;
  /* reduce the damage in FF3.0 */
  display:block;
  width:0;
}


/* ============================================================================================================================
== BLOCKQUOTE WITH RIGHT-ANGLED TRIANGLE
** ============================================================================================================================ */

.example-right {
  position:relative;
  padding:15px 30px;
  margin:0;
  color:#fff;
  background:#5a8f00; /* default background for browsers without gradient support */
  /* css3 */
  background:-webkit-gradient(linear, 0 0, 0 100%, from(#b8db29), to(#5a8f00));
  background:-moz-linear-gradient(#b8db29, #5a8f00);
  background:-o-linear-gradient(#b8db29, #5a8f00);
  background:linear-gradient(#b8db29, #5a8f00);
  -webkit-border-radius:10px;
  -moz-border-radius:10px;
  border-radius:10px;
}

/* display of quote author (alternatively use a class on the element following the blockquote) */
.example-right + p {margin:15px 0 2em 85px; font-style:italic;}

/* creates the triangle */
.example-right:after {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  bottom:-50px;
  left:50px;
  border-width:0 20px 50px 0px;
  border-style:solid;
  border-color:transparent #5a8f00;
  /* reduce the damage in FF3.0 */
  display:block;
  width:0;
}


/* ============================================================================================================================
== BLOCKQUOTE WITH OBTUSE TRIANGLE
** ============================================================================================================================ */

.example-obtuse {
  position:relative;
  padding:15px 30px;
  margin:0;
  color:#000;
  background:#f3961c; /* default background for browsers without gradient support */
  /* css3 */
  background:-webkit-gradient(linear, 0 0, 0 100%, from(#f9d835), to(#f3961c));
  background:-moz-linear-gradient(#f9d835, #f3961c);
  background:-o-linear-gradient(#f9d835, #f3961c);
  background:linear-gradient(#f9d835, #f3961c);
  /* Using longhand to avoid inconsistencies between Safari 4 and Chrome 4 */
  -webkit-border-top-left-radius:25px 50px;
  -webkit-border-top-right-radius:25px 50px;
  -webkit-border-bottom-right-radius:25px 50px;
  -webkit-border-bottom-left-radius:25px 50px;
  -moz-border-radius:25px / 50px;
  border-radius:25px / 50px;
}

/* display of quote author (alternatively use a class on the element following the blockquote) */
.example-obtuse + p {margin:10px 150px 2em 0; text-align:right; font-style:italic;}

/* creates the larger triangle */
.example-obtuse:before {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  bottom:-30px;
  right:80px;
  border-width:0 0 30px 50px;
  border-style:solid;
  border-color:transparent #f3961c;
  /* reduce the damage in FF3.0 */
  display:block;
  width:0;
}

/* creates the smaller triangle */
.example-obtuse:after {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  bottom:-30px;
  right:110px;
  border-width:0 0 30px 20px;
  border-style:solid;
  border-color:transparent #fff;
  /* reduce the damage in FF3.0 */
  display:block;
  width:0;
}


/* ============================================================================================================================
== TWITTER
** ============================================================================================================================ */

.example-twitter {
  position:relative;
  padding:15px;
  margin:100px 0 0.5em;
  color:#333;
  background:#eee;
  /* css3 */
  -webkit-border-radius:10px;
  -moz-border-radius:10px;
  border-radius:10px;
}

.example-twitter p {font-size:28px; line-height:1.25em;}

/* this isn't necessary, just saves me having to edit the HTML of the demo */
.example-twitter:before {
  content:url(twitter-logo.gif);
  position:absolute;
  top:-60px;
  left:0;
  width:155px;
  height:36px;
  /* reduce the damage in FF3.0 */
  display:block;
}

/* creates the triangle */
.example-twitter:after {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  top:-30px;
  left:50px;
  border:15px solid transparent;
  border-bottom-color:#eee;
  /* reduce the damage in FF3.0 */
  display:block;
  width:0;
}

/* display of quote author (alternatively use a class on the element following the blockquote) */
.example-twitter + p {padding-left:15px; font:14px Arial, sans-serif;}


/* ============================================================================================================================
== NUMBER
** ============================================================================================================================ */

.example-number {
  position:relative;
  width:200px;
  height:200px;
  margin:50px 0 200px;
  text-align:center;
  font:140px/200px Arial, sans-serif;
  color:#fff;
  background:#C91F2C;
}

/* creates the larger triangle */
.example-number:before {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  bottom:-140px;
  right:0;
  border-width:0 0 140px 140px;
  border-style:solid;
  border-color:transparent #C91F2C;
}

/* creates the larger triangle */
.example-number:after {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  bottom:-140px;
  right:85px;
  border-width:0 0 140px 55px;
  border-style:solid;
  border-color:transparent #fff;
}


/* ============================================================================================================================
== PINCHED SPEECH BUBBLE (more CSS3)
** ============================================================================================================================ */

.pinched {
  position:relative;
  padding:15px;
  margin:50px 0 3em;
  text-align:center;
  color:#fff;
  background:#333;
  /* css3 */
  -webkit-border-radius:10px;
  -moz-border-radius:10px;
  border-radius:10px;
}

/* creates a rectangle of the colour wanted for the pointy bit */
.pinched:before {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  top:-20px;
  left:50%;
  width:100px;
  height:20px;
  margin:0 0 0 -50px;
  background:#333;
}

/* creates a rounded rectangle to cover part of the rectangle generated above */
.pinched:after {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  top:-20px;
  left:0;
  width:50%;
  height:20px;
  background:#fff;
  /* css3 */
  -webkit-border-bottom-right-radius:15px;
  -moz-border-radius-bottomright:15px;
  border-bottom-right-radius:15px;
}

/* creates the other rounded rectangle */
.pinched > :first-child:before {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  top:-20px;
  right:0;
  width:50%;
  height:20px;
  background:#fff;
  /* css3 */
  -webkit-border-bottom-left-radius:15px;
  -moz-border-radius-bottomleft:15px;
  border-bottom-left-radius:15px;
}


/* ============================================================================================================================
== OVAL SPEECH BUBBLE (more CSS3)
** ============================================================================================================================ */

.oval-speech {
  position:relative;
  width:270px;
  padding:50px 40px;
  margin:1em auto 50px;
  text-align:center;
  color:#fff;
  background:#5a8f00;
  /* css3 */
  background:-webkit-gradient(linear, 0 0, 0 100%, from(#b8db29), to(#5a8f00));
  background:-moz-linear-gradient(#b8db29, #5a8f00);
  background:-o-linear-gradient(#b8db29, #5a8f00);
  background:linear-gradient(#b8db29, #5a8f00);
  /*
  NOTES:
  -webkit-border-radius:220px 120px; // produces oval in safari 4 and chrome 4
  -webkit-border-radius:220px / 120px; // produces oval in chrome 4 (again!) but not supported in safari 4
  Not correct application of the current spec, therefore, using longhand to avoid future problems with webkit corrects this
  */
  -webkit-border-top-left-radius:220px 120px;
  -webkit-border-top-right-radius:220px 120px;
  -webkit-border-bottom-right-radius:220px 120px;
  -webkit-border-bottom-left-radius:220px 120px;
  -moz-border-radius:220px / 120px;
  border-radius:220px / 120px;
}

.oval-speech p {font-size:1.25em;}

/* creates part of the curve */
.oval-speech:before {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  z-index:-1;
  bottom:-30px;
  right:50%;
  height:30px;
  border-right:60px solid #5a8f00;
  background:#5a8f00; /* need this for webkit - bug in handling of border-radius */
  /* css3 */
  -webkit-border-bottom-right-radius:80px 50px;
  -moz-border-radius-bottomright:80px 50px;
  border-bottom-right-radius:80px 50px;
  /* using translate to avoid undesired appearance in CSS2.1-capabable but CSS3-incapable browsers */
  -webkit-transform:translate(0, -2px);
  -moz-transform:translate(0, -2px);
  -ms-transform:translate(0, -2px);
  -o-transform:translate(0, -2px);
  transform:translate(0, -2px);
}

/* creates part of the curved pointy bit */
.oval-speech:after {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  z-index:-1;
  bottom:-30px;
  right:50%;
  width:60px;
  height:30px;
  background:#fff;
  /* css3 */
  -webkit-border-bottom-right-radius:40px 50px;
  -moz-border-radius-bottomright:40px 50px;
  border-bottom-right-radius:40px 50px;
  /* using translate to avoid undesired appearance in CSS2.1-capabable but CSS3-incapable browsers */
  -webkit-transform:translate(-30px, -2px);
  -moz-transform:translate(-30px, -2px);
  -ms-transform:translate(-30px, -2px);
  -o-transform:translate(-30px, -2px);
  transform:translate(-30px, -2px);
}


/* ============================================================================================================================
== OVAL THOUGHT BUBBLE (more CSS3)
** ============================================================================================================================ */

.oval-thought {
  position:relative;
  width:270px;
  padding:50px 40px;
  margin:1em auto 80px;
  text-align:center;
  color:#fff;
  background:#075698;
  /* css3 */
  background:-webkit-gradient(linear, 0 0, 0 100%, from(#2e88c4), to(#075698));
  background:-moz-linear-gradient(#2e88c4, #075698);
  background:-o-linear-gradient(#2e88c4, #075698);
  background:linear-gradient(#2e88c4, #075698);
  /*
  NOTES:
  -webkit-border-radius:220px 120px; // produces oval in safari 4 and chrome 4
  -webkit-border-radius:220px / 120px; // produces oval in chrome 4 (again!) but not supported in safari 4
  Not correct application of the current spec, therefore, using longhand to avoid future problems with webkit corrects this
  */
  -webkit-border-top-left-radius:220px 120px;
  -webkit-border-top-right-radius:220px 120px;
  -webkit-border-bottom-right-radius:220px 120px;
  -webkit-border-bottom-left-radius:220px 120px;
  -moz-border-radius:220px / 120px;
  border-radius:220px / 120px;
}

.oval-thought p {font-size:1.25em;}

/* creates the larger circle */
.oval-thought:before {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  bottom:-20px;
  left:50px;
  width:30px;
  height:30px;
  background:#075698;
  /* css3 */
  -webkit-border-radius:30px;
  -moz-border-radius:30px;
  border-radius:30px;
}

/* creates the smaller circle */
.oval-thought:after {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  bottom:-30px;
  left:30px;
  width:15px;
  height:15px;
  background:#075698;
  /* css3 */
  -webkit-border-radius:15px;
  -moz-border-radius:15px;
  border-radius:15px;
}

/* ============================================================================================================================
== OVAL SPEECH BUBBLE WITH QUOTATION MARKS (more CSS3)
** ============================================================================================================================ */

.oval-quotes {
  position:relative;
  width:400px;
  height:350px;
  margin:2em auto 10px;
  color:#000;
  background:#ffed26;
  /* css3 */
  /*
  NOTES:
  -webkit-border-radius:Apx Bpx; // produces oval in safari 4 and chrome 4
  -webkit-border-radius:Apx / Bpx; // produces oval in chrome 4 (again!) but not supported in safari 4
  Not correct application of the current spec, therefore, using longhand to avoid future problems with webkit corrects this
  */
  -webkit-border-top-left-radius:400px 350px;
  -webkit-border-top-right-radius:400px 350px;
  -webkit-border-bottom-right-radius:400px 350px;
  -webkit-border-bottom-left-radius:400px 350px;
  -moz-border-radius:400px / 350px;
  border-radius:400px / 350px;
}

/* creates opening quotation mark */
.oval-quotes:before {
  content:"\201C";
  position:absolute;
  z-index:1;
  top:20px;
  left:20px;
  font:80px/1 Georgia, serif;
  color:#ffed26;
}

/* creates closing quotation mark */
.oval-quotes:after {
  content:"\201D";
  position:absolute;
  z-index:1;
  bottom:0;
  right:20px;
  font:80px/0.25 Georgia, serif;
  color:#ffed26;
}

.oval-quotes p {
  width:250px;
  height:250px;
  padding:50px 0 0;
  margin:0 auto;
  text-align:center;
  font-size:35px;
}

/* creates smaller curve */
.oval-quotes p:before {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  z-index:-1;
  bottom:-30px;
  right:55%;
  width:180px; /* wider than necessary to make it look a bit better in IE8 */
  height:60px;
  background:#fff; /* need this for webkit - bug in handling of border-radius */
  /* css3 */
  -webkit-border-bottom-right-radius:40px 50px;
  -moz-border-radius-bottomright:40px 50px;
  border-bottom-right-radius:40px 50px;
  /* using translate to avoid undesired appearance in CSS2.1-capabable but CSS3-incapable browsers */
  -webkit-transform:translate(-30px, -2px);
  -moz-transform:translate(-30px, -2px);
  -ms-transform:translate(-30px, -2px);
  -o-transform:translate(-30px, -2px);
  transform:translate(-30px, -2px);
}

/* creates larger curve */
.oval-quotes p:after {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  z-index:-2;
  bottom:-30px;
  right:25%;
  height:80px;
  border-right:200px solid #ffed26;
  background:#ffed26; /* need this for webkit - bug in handling of border-radius */
  /* css3 */
  -webkit-border-bottom-right-radius:200px 100px;
  -moz-border-radius-bottomright:200px 100px;
  border-bottom-right-radius:200px 100px;
  /* using translate to avoid undesired appearance in CSS2.1-capabable but CSS3-incapable browsers */
  -webkit-transform:translate(0, -2px);
  -moz-transform:translate(0, -2px);
  -ms-transform:translate(0, -2px);
  -o-transform:translate(0, -2px);
  transform:translate(0, -2px);
  /* reduce the damage in FF3.0 */
  display:block;
  width:0;
}

.oval-quotes + p {
  position:relative; /* part of the IE8 width compromise */
  width:150px;
  margin:0 0 2em;
  font-size:18px;
  font-weight:bold;
}


/* ============================================================================================================================
== RECTANGLE-BORDER STYLE WITH CURVE
** ============================================================================================================================ */

.rectangle-speech-border {
  position:relative;
  padding:50px 15px;
  margin:1em 0 3em;
  border:10px solid #5a8f00;
  text-align:center;
  color:#333;
  background:#fff;
  /* css3 */
  -webkit-border-radius:20px;
  -moz-border-radius:20px;
  border-radius:20px;
}

/* creates larger curve */
.rectangle-speech-border:before {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  z-index:10;
  bottom:-40px;
  left:50px;
  width:50px;
  height:30px;
  border-style:solid;
  border-width:0 10px 10px 0;
  border-color:#5a8f00;
  background:transparent;
  /* css3 */
  -webkit-border-bottom-right-radius:80px 50px;
  -moz-border-radius-bottomright:80px 50px;
  border-bottom-right-radius:80px 50px;
  /* reduce the damage in FF3.0 */
  display:block;
}

/* creates smaller curve */
.rectangle-speech-border:after {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  z-index:10;
  bottom:-40px;
  left:50px;
  width:20px;
  height:30px;
  border-style:solid;
  border-width:0 10px 10px 0;
  border-color:#5a8f00;
  background:transparent;
  /* css3 */
  -webkit-border-bottom-right-radius:40px 50px;
  -moz-border-radius-bottomright:40px 50px;
  border-bottom-right-radius:40px 50px;
  /* reduce the damage in FF3.0 */
  display:block;
}

/* creates a small circle to produce a rounded point where the two curves meet */
.rectangle-speech-border > :first-child:before {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  bottom:-40px;
  left:45px;
  width:10px;
  height:10px;
  background:#5a8f00;
  /* css3 */
  -webkit-border-radius:10px;
  -moz-border-radius:10px;
  border-radius:10px;
}

/* creates a white rectangle to cover part of the oval border*/
.rectangle-speech-border > :first-child:after {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  bottom:-10px;
  left:76px;
  width:24px;
  height:15px;
  background:#fff;
}

/* ============================================================================================================================
== OVER SPEECH BUBBLE, EMPTY, WITH BORDER (more CSS3)
** ============================================================================================================================ */

.oval-speech-border {
  position:relative;
  padding:70px 30px;
  margin:1em auto 60px;
  border:10px solid #f3961c;
  text-align:center;
  color:#333;
  background:#fff;
  /* css3 */
  /*
  NOTES:
  -webkit-border-radius:240px 140px; // produces oval in safari 4 and chrome 4
  -webkit-border-radius:240px / 140px; // produces oval in chrome 4 (again!) but not supported in safari 4
  Not correct application of the current spec, therefore, using longhand to avoid future problems with webkit corrects this
  */
  -webkit-border-top-left-radius:240px 140px;
  -webkit-border-top-right-radius:240px 140px;
  -webkit-border-bottom-right-radius:240px 140px;
  -webkit-border-bottom-left-radius:240px 140px;
  -moz-border-radius:240px / 140px;
  border-radius:240px / 140px;
}

/* creates larger curve */
.oval-speech-border:before {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  z-index:2;
  bottom:-40px;
  right:50%;
  width:50px;
  height:30px;
  border-style:solid;
  border-width:0 10px 10px 0;
  border-color:#f3961c;
  margin-right:-10px;
  background:transparent;
  /* css3 */
  -webkit-border-bottom-right-radius:80px 50px;
  -moz-border-radius-bottomright:80px 50px;
  border-bottom-right-radius:80px 50px;
  /* reduce the damage in FF3.0 */
  display:block;
}

/* creates smaller curve */
.oval-speech-border:after {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  z-index:2;
  bottom:-40px;
  right:50%;
  width:20px;
  height:31px;
  border-style:solid;
  border-width:0 10px 10px 0;
  border-color:#f3961c;
  margin-right:20px;
  background:transparent;
  /* css3 */
  -webkit-border-bottom-right-radius:40px 50px;
  -moz-border-radius-bottomright:40px 50px;
  border-bottom-right-radius:40px 50px;
  /* reduce the damage in FF3.0 */
  display:block;
}

/* creates a small circle to produce a rounded point where the two curves meet */
.oval-speech-border > :first-child:before {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  z-index:1;
  bottom:-40px;
  right:50%;
  width:10px;
  height:10px;
  margin-right:45px;
  background:#f3961c;
  /* css3 */
  -webkit-border-radius:10px;
  -moz-border-radius:10px;
  border-radius:10px;
}

/* creates a white rectangle to cover part of the oval border*/
.oval-speech-border > :first-child:after {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  z-index:1;
  bottom:-10px;
  right:50%;
  width:30px;
  height:15px;
  background:#fff;
}

/* ============================================================================================================================
== OVER THOUGHT BUBBLE, EMPTY, WITH BORDER (more CSS3)
** ============================================================================================================================ */

.oval-thought-border {
  position:relative;
  padding:70px 30px;
  margin:1em auto 80px;
  border:10px solid #c81e2b;
  text-align:center;
  color:#333;
  background:#fff;
  /* css3 */
  /*
  NOTES:
  -webkit-border-radius:240px 140px; // produces oval in safari 4 and chrome 4
  -webkit-border-radius:240px / 140px; // produces oval in chrome 4 (again!) but not supported in safari 4
  Not correct application of the current spec, therefore, using longhand to avoid future problems with webkit corrects this
  */
  -webkit-border-top-left-radius:240px 140px;
  -webkit-border-top-right-radius:240px 140px;
  -webkit-border-bottom-right-radius:240px 140px;
  -webkit-border-bottom-left-radius:240px 140px;
  -moz-border-radius:240px / 140px;
  border-radius:240px / 140px;
}

/* creates the larger circle */
.oval-thought-border:before {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  z-index:10;
  bottom:-40px;
  right:100px;
  width:50px;
  height:50px;
  border:10px solid #c81e2b;
  background:#fff;
  /* css3 */
  -webkit-border-radius:50px;
  -moz-border-radius:50px;
  border-radius:50px;
  /* reduce the damage in FF3.0 */
  display:block;
}

/* creates the smaller circle */
.oval-thought-border:after {
  content:"";
  position:absolute;
  z-index:10;
  bottom:-60px;
  right:50px;
  width:25px;
  height:25px;
  border:10px solid #c81e2b;
  background:#fff;
  /* css3 */
  -webkit-border-radius:25px;
  -moz-border-radius:25px;
  border-radius:25px;
  /* reduce the damage in FF3.0 */
  display:block;
}

p.big {font-size:16px;margin:20px;}  h2 {font-size:24px;color: blue;}
  pre{font-size:16px;color:red;} 
  h3 {font-size:16px;color: blue;} 
.clear {clear: both;display: block;overflow: hidden;visibility: hidden;width: 0;height: 20px;}
              
            
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                /*

Pure CSS speech bubbles

https://codepen.io/fivera/pen/eHlCn
http://fivera.net/css-only-speech-bubble-css-example/

http://www.sitepoint.com/pure-css3-speech-bubbles/
http://blogs.sitepointstatic.com/examples/tech/css3-speech-bubbles/index.html

http://nicolasgallagher.com/pure-css-speech-bubbles/demo/
http://nicolasgallagher.com/pure-css-speech-bubbles/
http://nicolasgallagher.com/pure-css-speech-bubbles/demo/default.css



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