css rounded buttons

<style type="text/css">

/*Credits: Dynamic Drive CSS Library */
/*URL: http://www.dynamicdrive.com/style/ */

background: transparent url('media/oval-gray-left.gif') no-repeat top left;
display: block;
float: left;
font: normal 13px Tahoma; /* Change 13px as desired */
line-height: 16px; /* This value + 4px + 4px (top and bottom padding of SPAN) must equal height of button background (default is 24px) */
height: 24px; /* Height of button background height */
padding-left: 11px; /* Width of left menu image */
text-decoration: none;

a:link.ovalbutton, a:visited.ovalbutton, a:active.ovalbutton{
color: #494949; /*button text color*/

a.ovalbutton span{
background: transparent url('media/oval-gray-right.gif') no-repeat top right;
display: block;
padding: 4px 11px 4px 0; /*Set 11px below to match value of 'padding-left' value above*/

a.ovalbutton:hover{ /* Hover state CSS */
background-position: bottom left;

a.ovalbutton:hover span{ /* Hover state CSS */
background-position: bottom right;
color: black;

.buttonwrapper{ /* Container you can use to surround a CSS button to clear float */
overflow: hidden; /*See: http://www.quirksmode.org/css/clearing.html */
width: 100%;


Note: The image paths referenced in the CSS above assumes you're using the gray ovals. If you're using another, be sure to update the image paths accordingly.


<h4>Single button:</h4>

<div class="buttonwrapper">
<a class="ovalbutton" href="http://www.dynamicdrive.com/style/"><span>Dynamic Drive CSS Library</span></a>

<h4>Side by Side:</h4>

<div class="buttonwrapper">
<a class="ovalbutton" href="#"><span>Submit</span></a> <a class="ovalbutton" href="#" style="margin-left: 6px"><span>Reset</span></a>