Top CSS Animated Backgrounds to make your website look more professional

CSS Animated Backgrounds are quickly becoming more popular. As HTML and CSS web design techniques progress, CSS background animations are becoming a standard part of any modern website.

If you’re just looking for some cool examples of CSS background animations, check out the awesome links at the end of this post!

Top CSS Animated Backgrounds to make your website look more professional

Purpose of CSS Animated Backgrounds

These types of animations can be used for many different purposes, such as

  • A loading animation to give the impression that your site is fast and efficient.
  • Animated backgrounds on header images or banners to grab attention.
  • Creating an animated scrolling banner using jQuery or JavaScript.

More Resources on the Web About Animating with CSS

I recommend using these resources as a starting point to create your own animations. Most importantly, I always encourage trying out different things and experimenting with new ways of doing things; you may find something that isn’t detailed in any tutorial or documentation!

1. Animated Gradient Background

See the Pen Animated Background Gradient by Mario Klingemann (@quasimondo) on CodePen.light

Author
Mario Klingemann
Created with
Html | CSS | js

2. Pure Css Animated Background

See the Pen Pure Css Animated Background by Mohammad Abdul Mohaiman (@mohaiman) on CodePen.light

Author
Mohammad Abdul Mohaiman
Created with
Html | CSS

3. Sliding Diagonal Background

See the Pen Sliding Diagonals Background Effect by Chris Smith (@chris22smith) on CodePen.light

Author
Chris Smith
Created with
Html | CSS

4. Animated Canvas

See the Pen Animated canvas backround by Tuomas Pöyry (@Munkkeli) on CodePen.light

Author
Tuomas Pöyry
Created with
Html | CSS

5. Animated Background with play button

See the Pen Animated background by Marco Barría (@fixcl) on CodePen.light

Author
Marco Barría
Created with
Html | CSS | js

6. Scrolling Background Animation

See the Pen animated background body tag by asfar mohamed (@asfarmed) on CodePen.light

Author
asfar mohamed
Created with
Html | CSS

7. Moving Cloud CSS Animation

See the Pen clouds moving css animation by Antonio Escudero (@antonioescudero) on CodePen.light

Author
Antonio Escudero
Created with
Html | CSS

8. Animated background points

See the Pen animated background points by Gouff (@gouff) on CodePen.light

Author
Gouff
Created with
Html | CSS | js

9. Trianglify Optical Illusion background animation

See the Pen Trianglify Optical Illusion by Ryan Morse (@rm) on CodePen.light

Author
Ryan Morse
Created with
Html | CSS | js

10. CSS3 Animated heart background

See the Pen Animated CSS3 bubble background by Nicola Guo (@nicolaguo) on CodePen.light

Author
Nicola Guo
Created with
Html | CSS

Final Word

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