Fix Button Borders in WebKit Mobile

By  on  

One of the focuses of the blog redesign I've been working on is mobile support. This current blog design is passable at best when it comes to mobile display, and with mobile sales booming, I need to make sure my site is optimized for these devices. When checking my blog's comment form on the iPad, I saw this ugly border around the "Post Comment" button:

Mobile WebKit Button

What a disgrace of a button! The light inset border is not at all what was intended. Luckily a quick CSS snippet removes the side effect:

-webkit-appearance: none;

And voila, button fixed:

Mobile WebKit Button

Resetting the -webkit-appearance property removes the ugly border and makes my mobile buttons look exactly as my desktop WebKit buttons. Mobile development doesn't need to mean we have less control over display!

Recent Features

  • By
    Facebook Open Graph META Tags

    It's no secret that Facebook has become a major traffic driver for all types of websites.  Nowadays even large corporations steer consumers toward their Facebook pages instead of the corporate websites directly.  And of course there are Facebook "Like" and "Recommend" widgets on every website.  One...

  • By
    Welcome to My New Office

    My first professional web development was at a small print shop where I sat in a windowless cubical all day. I suffered that boxed in environment for almost five years before I was able to find a remote job where I worked from home. The first...

Incredible Demos

  • By
    Image Reflection with jQuery and MooTools

    One subtle detail that can make a big difference on any web design is the use of image reflections. Using them too often can become obnoxious but using reflections on large, "masthead" images is a classy enhancement. Unfortunately creating image reflections within your...

  • By
    PHP / MooTools 1.2 Accordion Helper

    The MooTools Accordion plugin seems to be the plugin that people seem to have the most problems with. It's an awesome plugin, so I can see why so many people want to use it, but I think that may be part of the problem.

Discussion

  1. emehrkay

    NIce! Thanks man

  2. Denver

    What about -webkit-appearance: button;?

Wrap your code in <pre class="{language}"></pre> tags, link to a GitHub gist, JSFiddle fiddle, or CodePen pen to embed!