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30 Best Creative CSS3 Animation Examples in 2018

These are pure CSS3 animations which starts with auto timers, click events or ones which load with your website. We can now find many switches being introduced on modern website with HTML & CSS3 alone. Progress bar loaders will surely interest many people for their webpage form file uploads or downloads. If you want to harness the power of JavaScript along with HTML5 & CSS3 then take a look at our recent article with creative JavaScript examples.

Responsive blog and website design snippets can be tested for your own new website as all these below css3 animation examples are provided with their code for you to play with. Cascading style sheets is a must learn for every web developer as it provides great flexibility to work with the HTML structure. Get back to us with your css3 ui works and share it in our comment section.

Pure CSS Switch Day and Night (Fox version)

Css Experiment with a click Hack event to turn lights on and off.

Source css3 click event hack

CSS Loading Image

A beautiful honey comb style loader for your website design. This concept is slick for loading images and pages.

Source css loader

CSS Loader

A loader css3 with compass.

Source css3 loader

Bounce css3 animation

Made with css radial gradients.

Source bouncing

Css3 loader

A small and clean css 3 loader for your website.

Source css loader

Amazing Smooth CSS3 Pulse

Easy job for sass+bourbon.

Source css3 pulse

CSS Loading Animation

CSS loading animation.

Source css animation

Ghost Animation

A floating ghost.

Source  floating css3ghost

CSS Map Notification

Map notification shows beautiful with with css snippet.

Source css map notification

CSS3 Lamp Switch

Turn on the lights.

Source css lamp

Mozilla DevDerby Animation

Small CSS3 animation project done by Mircea Piţurcă for Mozilla DevDerby competition.

Source mozilla

Sunshine loader

A clean flat loader doen with modern css style-sheet.

Source sun loader

Pixelated Progress Bar

A nice pixelated progress loading of any uploads.

Source Pixelated Progress Bar

Animated Progress Bar

Free UI elements and widgets coded with HTML5, CSS3, and Sass.

Source animated

CSS 3 progress bar

Only one element used to make this progress bar.

Source CSS 3 progress bar

Simple Blog Responsive

A showcase of simple blog which is responsive. The code snippet is also pasted.

Source Simple Blog Responsive

Css3 Animation

An amazing snippet done on CSS3.

Source start css example

Responsive Horizontal Drop-Down Menu

A beautiful responsive drop down menu which looks great.

Source CSS Horizontal Drop-Down Menu

Cooking Bootstrap Icons

These icons are totally pure css snippets.

Source cooking css

CSS3 Image blur

CSS blur isn’t great, especially for images. But eventually they’ll be super rad.

Source image css

CSS3 Checkbox Styles

A few different check-box styles.

Source css3 checkbox animation

Pure CSS3 Hexicons

Hexagon CSS3 buttons. Resizable and maintains aspect ratios.

Source Pure CSS3 Hexicons

Flat Responsive Form using CSS3 & HTML5

Flat Responsive Form using CSS3 & HTML5 with image background.

Source Flat Responsive Form

Simple, CSS only, responsive menu

Pure CSS menu.

Source Simple, CSS only, responsive menu

A Responsive Menu

Testing out Slim + Stylus while creating a responsive menu.

Source Responsive Menu css3

CSS Responsive Devices

Watch the laptop turn into mobile when resized. Animated responsive devices: Thunderbolt > MacBook Pro > iPad > iPhone. This was created to use in the header of my website. Enjoy!

Source Animated CSS3 responsive devices

CSS3 Responsive Navigation Menu

Pure Css responsive menu with dropdowns and transition effects.

Source CSS3 Responsive Navigation Menu

Pure CSS Responsive Accordion Table

Responsive CSS table, that turns into an accordion menu on small screens. Change Radio inputs to Checkboxes to expand multiple sections.

Source Pure CSS Responsive Accordion Table

Responsive flat webbrowser

Good for portfolios, galleries or anything else.

Source Responsive flat webbrowser
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      Link dead by the way.

  1. Arun Sengupta

    Pretty cool choices :)
    Nice work … and Thanx for sharing :D

    • Rijo

      This is amazing.

      • Gautam Krishnan

        Thank you! Can you please consider featuring it on you website? :)

        • Nisha

          awesome !! made by you adfree.co.in

  2. Ankit

    This is amazing.

  3. Milkyhost

    Thank you!

  4. Dileep Soni

    Mind Blowing Program thanx and Respect to all Progammer

    • Rijo

      Wow grt website.

      • sourabh

        i need a example that can on and off light using a switch

  5. Prabal Srivastava

    awsome :)

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  7. Gsamdani

    To make the theme responsive to be alert on using css 3 is must . Here the facts on the animation have been described very nicely .

  8. Sachin Gupta

    Seriously amazing !! Nice Work As a developer i know the value of appreciation.
    so Keep going

    • Rijo

      It is truly extraordinary level to design these animations.

  9. jessica

    Really nice and definitely it will be useful for many people. Kindly keep update like this.

  10. Sharon Hamlin

    Hi Rijo!

    These examples are really useful.Looking forward for your another amazing writing.

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  12. Benita Kavi

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  13. Gregory Lucy

    Hey there,

    It’s a nice work and hope related persons will get benefit from your description.

  14. Danny

    Hi, all the information are great, however i am looking for a images hover effects, could you please update that one in your blog post. Thanks in advance.

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