CSS only responsive menu

Today I am sharing an experimental CSS only responsive Menu.

Working Demo

HTML markup:

<head>
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width">
</head>

<div class="wrap">
<span class="decor"></span>

<nav>

<ul class="primary">

<li>
<a href="">Dog</a>

<ul class="sub">

<li><a href="">Bulldog</a></li>


<li><a href="">Mastiff</a></li>


<li><a href="">Labrador</a></li>


<li><a href="">Mutt</a></li>

</ul>

</li>


<li>
<a href="">Cat</a>

<ul class="sub">

<li><a href="">Tabby</a></li>


<li><a href="">Black Cat</a></li>


<li><a href="">Wrinkly Cat</a></li>

</ul>

</li>


<li>
<a href="">Bird</a>

<ul class="sub">

<li><a href="">Humming Bird</a></li>


<li><a href="">Hawk</a></li>


<li><a href="">Crow</a></li>

</ul>

</li>


<li>
<a href="">Horse</a>

<ul class="sub">

<li><a href="">Brown Horse</a></li>


<li><a href="">Race Horse</a></li>


<li><a href="">Tall Horse</a></li>

</ul>

</li>


<li>
<a href="">Burger</a>

<ul class="sub">

<li><a href="">Cheesy</a></li>


<li><a href="">More Ketchup</a></li>


<li><a href="">Some Mustard</a></li>


<li><a href="">Extra Butter</a></li>

</ul>

</li>

</ul>

</nav>
</div>

CSS:

/* A simple, css only, (some-what) responsive menu */
body {
background: #ccc;
font-family: helvetica, arial, serif;
font-size: 13px;
text-transform: uppercase;
text-align: center;
}
.wrap {
display: inline-block;
-webkit-box-shadow: 0 0 70px #fff;
-moz-box-shadow: 0 0 70px #fff;
box-shadow: 0 0 70px #fff;
margin-top: 40px;
}
/* a little "umph" */
.decor {
background: #6EAF8D;
background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left, #CDEBDB 50%, #6EAF8D 50%);
background: -moz-linear-gradient(left, #CDEBDB 50%, #6EAF8D 50%);
background: -o-linear-gradient(left, #CDEBDB 50%, #6EAF8D 50%);
background: linear-gradient(left, white 50%, #6EAF8D 50%);
background-size: 50px 25%;;
padding: 2px;
display: block;
}
a {
text-decoration: none;
color: #fff;
display: block;
}
ul {
list-style: none;
position: relative;
text-align: left;
}
li {
float: left;
}
/* clear'n floats */
ul:after {
clear: both;
}
ul:before,
ul:after {
content: " ";
display: table;
}
nav {
position: relative;
background: #2B2B2B;
background-image: -webkit-linear-gradient(bottom, #2B2B2B 7%, #333333 100%);
background-image: -moz-linear-gradient(bottom, #2B2B2B 7%, #333333 100%);
background-image: -o-linear-gradient(bottom, #2B2B2B 7%, #333333 100%);
background-image: linear-gradient(bottom, #2B2B2B 7%, #333333 100%);
text-align: center;
letter-spacing: 1px;
text-shadow: 1px 1px 1px #0E0E0E;
-webkit-box-shadow: 2px 2px 3px #888;
-moz-box-shadow: 2px 2px 3px #888;
box-shadow: 2px 2px 3px #888;
border-bottom-right-radius: 8px;
border-bottom-left-radius: 8px;
}
/* prime */
ul.primary li a {
display: block;
padding: 20px 30px;
border-right: 1px solid #3D3D3D;
}
ul.primary li:last-child a {
border-right: none;
}
ul.primary li a:hover {
color: #000;
}
/* subs */
ul.sub {
position: absolute;
z-index: 200;
box-shadow: 2px 2px 0 #BEBEBE;
width: 35%;
display:none;
}
ul.sub li {
float: none;
margin: 0;
}
ul.sub li a {
border-bottom: 1px dotted #ccc;
border-right: none;
color: #000;
padding: 15px 30px;
}
ul.sub li:last-child a {
border-bottom: none;
}
ul.sub li a:hover {
color: #000;
background: #eeeeee;
}
/* sub display*/
ul.primary li:hover ul {
display: block;
background: #fff;
}
/* keeps the tab background white */
ul.primary li:hover a {
background: #fff;
color: #666;
text-shadow: none;
}
ul.primary li:hover > a{
color: #000;
}
@media only screen and (max-width: 600px) {
.decor {
padding: 3px;
}
.wrap {
width: 100%;
margin-top: 0px;
}
li {
float: none;
}
ul.primary li:hover a {
background: none;
color: #8B8B8B;
text-shadow: 1px 1px #000;
}
ul.primary li:hover ul {
display: block;
background: #272727;
color: #fff;
}
ul.sub {
display: block;
position: static;
box-shadow: none;
width: 100%;
}
ul.sub li a {
background: #272727;
border: none;
color: #8B8B8B;
}
ul.sub li a:hover {
color: #ccc;
background: none;
}
}
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