In this post, we’ve rounded up a collection of useful pure CSS code snippets for elements that are commonly used when designing and developing a website. We’ve included a few that may be less common, but might be useful for you if you are looking for a way to level up or add interest in your project.
A clean and simple hidden panel that slides down smoothly when the button is clicked.
Here’s a subtle animation effect where the background gradient slowly and endlessly changes.
A mesmerizing background with stars moving slowly through the night sky.
Some may say that parallax has come and gone, but this cool pure CSS version makes a statement that you might want to utilize in your next project.
A simple form with radio buttons replaced with SVGs and a subtle animation.
A handy, simple slide out menu that appears when the hamburger icon is clicked.
Nicely styled checkboxes that will give your forms a clean look.
A nice looking, smooth operating content slider with animations and navigation, all in pure CSS.
Here’s a cool glitch text animation effect that could work well for large headings.
Want to spruce up your buttons? Try this nice gradient animation.
This is a very clean, single page website with left navigation, where each page slides out from the right without refreshing the browser.
Similar to the previous snippet, and by the same author, this variation loads each page as a sliding panel from the bottom, along with keyboard navigation that syncs with the vertical menu.
Another pure CSS image slider with a nifty animated transition between slides.
Need some easy to code/use CSS-only tabs in your next project? Here is a good example!
Here’s a neat trick! Hover over the box from any side and it reveals something different based on which side you slid your cursor in from.
This is a little specific, but still useful in the correct context. Perhaps you need equal height blog post excerpts. Do it with this pure CSS snippet.
Five clean looking animated toggle buttons.
This is a really nice vertical drop down menu with great animations.
Here are some useful spinners and loaders you can use for page load animations.
A very handy, pure CSS content filter with a multitude of possible use cases.
A beautifully styled layout that could be used for statistics, a pricing table, or whatever your imagination comes up with.
Another variation on nicer than browser default checkbox and radio buttons.
This would be great for a blog post listing. Hover over a card to reveal the excerpt and read more link.
Here’s a fun animation of a label that peels off on hover. How could you use this one?
A nifty horizontal accordion that reveals content on hover.
Another set of toggles, this time in flat and 3D versions, with unique animations for each.
Spice up your buttons and links with this neat little hover animation effect.
How will you use these handy pure CSS code snippets?
We hope you will find these pure CSS code snippets useful in your future projects, and hopefully we will save you some time next time you’re looking for any of these common elements to incorporate into your development.
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