15 Excellent CSS3 Loading Animation Tutorials

If your web page is too heavy and takes time being uploaded. It might be possible visitor could get irritated and navigate away before it loads. You have to make the visitors know that in some seconds the process will end. To solve the similar kinds of issues, a common approach is css3 loading animations. You can use tiny bars, circles, fade away elements or whatever signs you want to mark the loading page. These animations not only look good but also leave a positive effect on the visitors mind.

You can use some tips and techniques presented in this article to create beautiful and extremely light animations.

Fun CSS Loading Animations

I’d like to share a little experiment I did playing around with the cutting edge CSS animation to create a gif-like AJAX loading icon purely from CSS.

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CSS3 Loading Animations

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to make some creative css-only loading animations also known as activity indicators.

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CSS3 loading animation experiment

in this article you’ll see an experiment about how to create a simple CSS3 loading animation..


CSS 3 only spinning “loading” animation

I want to show you a solution I found to create a “loading” animation from scratch, using only CSS 3, without images..


Creating fancy CSS3 fade in animations on page load

This will all be done using CSS3 so this will work on all modern browsers except of course IE7, Ie8 and 9. IE10 should support them though, so now is a good time to start practicing.


CSS3 Loading elements

In this tutorial you will learn how to create pure CSS3 loading elements. I think it can be interesting for you in order to decrease amount of extra images in your project.

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CSS3 Loading elements – part 2

After getting a lot of feedback on above article CSS3 Loading elements, we decided to prepare the second part of it. Where we will create 4 new loading elements. All of them use pure CSS3 animation and don’t use images.

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Pure CSS loading animation

I wanted to create a nice little loading animation. I leveraged some CSS3 keyframe animations along with border-radius properties to achieve the overall effect..


Dead Simple Pure CSS Loading Spinner

Learn how to create simple pure CSS loading spinner using only one div and one CSS class along with a pseudo-element..


CSS3 Animated Loading Bar

Making good use of Chris Coyier’s tutorial on CSS3 Progress Bars I set to work designing a bar in Photoshop and then replicating it in CSS3.

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The Facebook Loading Animation in CSS

In this tutorial you will learn how to make an awesome animation using multiple background images and linear gradients in CSS. We will build the Facebook loading animation using just a single HTML element.

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Create a CSS3 Ajax Loading Icon Without Images

The following links show a CSS3 animation in the center of the page which could be used when waiting for responses from Ajax requests or other time-sensitive actions.


CSS3 Loading Animation

Learn how to create 3 simple CSS3 Loading Animations. I remember that CSS3 Loading Animations are only visible in Firefox, Safari and Chrome. What do you wait, start reading!


CSS3 Loading Animation Loop

This time we’re going to see and create three CSS3 animation loop, can be used in many fields, such as preloader for images with jQuery.


CSS3 loading spinners without images

CSS transform has a whole bunch of interesting functions, such as rotation, translation, scaling and skewing. To learn more about the different functions, check out this this example..


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