Show Box Shadow in CSS

This can be used in casting shadows off block-level elements like divs, tables etc. (still not supported in IE7 and IE8). Parameters (from left to right): horizontal offset of the shadow, vertical offset of the shadow, blur radius (optional), spread radius (optional), color.

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  1. <style type="text/css">
  2. .shadow {
  3.     -moz-box-shadow: 4px 5px 5px 1px #777;
  4.     -webkit-box-shadow: 4px 5px 5px 1px #777;
  5.     box-shadow: 4px 5px 5px 1px #777;
  6. }
  8. .shadowIE {
  9.     background-color:#f5f5f5; /* need for IE*/
  10.     -moz-box-shadow: 4px 5px 5px 1px #777;
  11.     -webkit-box-shadow: 4px 5px 5px 1px #777;
  12.     box-shadow: 4px 5px 5px 1px #777;
  13.     filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.Blur
  14.     (PixelRadius=3,MakeShadow=true,ShadowOpacity=0.30);
  15.     -ms-filter: "progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.Blur
  16.     (PixelRadius=3,MakeShadow=true,ShadowOpacity=0.30)";
  17.     zoom: 1;
  18. }
  19. .shadowIE .content {
  20.     position:relative;
  21.     background-color:#f5f5f5;
  22. }
  23. </style>
  25. <div class="shadow">
  26.     This is a Box-shadowed element.
  27. </div>
  29. <div class="shadowIE">
  30.     <div class="content">
  31.         This is a Box-shadowed element.
  32.     </div>
  33. </div>

Result for FF and Chrome:

This is a Box-shadowed element.

Trick for IE:

This is a Box-shadowed element.
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