Every so often you’ll have probably stumbled across a webpage and wondered just how the developer created such impressive icon animations? So in this article i want to share 12 icon animation tutorials that demonstrate how you can utilize CSS, SVG and jQuery to make your website more lively.
Making a SVG HTML Burger Button
Hamburger buttons are used to symbolify hidden menus all across the world, but when I came across this pretty awesome transition of a hamburger button by CreativeDash, I challenged myself with recreating it HTML.
How to Animate Festive SVG Icons With CSS
If you’re interested in using SVG on the web, icons are a great place to start. SVGs are flexible, resolution independent, and light weight, so icons naturally lend themselves to the vector format. Plus, just like HTML, SVGs can easily be styled with CSS, which includes CSS3 animation. Adding a dash of interactivity with animation to your icons can help create a delightful experience for your users and also add context about what an icon represents.
Create A Animated Download Icon In CSS
When you place a call to action on a webpage you normally want the visitors to down something like sign up to your newsletter or download some of your content. All call to actions you should try to stand out so people focus on these areas of your website. In this tutorial we are going to create a CSS animation download icon.
How to Style and Animate SVG Elements with CSS
In this tutorial, I will show you step-by-step how to animate a SVG (Scalable Vector Graphic) icon using CSS. This tutorial will give you valuable insight for using SVG as your preferred graphic format. Also, you can improve the UI and UX of your web applications by incorporating subtle animations into your SVG’s.
Icons Filling Effect
An eye-catching filling effect for your icons, that can be used to make a simple page look cool and dynamic.
Animated SVG Icons with Snap.svg
Using SVGs on websites is becoming more and more easy with great libraries like Snap.svg. Today we want to explore what we can do with it and animate some SVG icons as a practical example.
Icon Fonts in Use with a Fancy Hover Effect
In this tutorial we will play a bit with icon fonts. Besides other advantages, this technique provides an easy way to have your icons look crisp on retina displays.
Icon Hover Effects
Today we want to share some simple icon hover effects with you. The idea is to create a subtle and stylish effect using CSS transitions and animations on the anchors and their pseudo-elements.
Animated Icons using SVG with CSS masks
Line Menu Icon that Expands Into Actual Menu
It’s smallen-ized through CSS transforms and then expands when you click on it by adding a class. Some elements are hidden when small to make it seem like a simplified icon.