20 Code Snippets for Interactive Buttons

Can you imagine a website without buttons? I bet you can’t. And it is not surprising since these tiny, mostly rectangular-shaped objects much like navigation or copyright information are one of the fundamental details of any UI. Not only do they make links look more weighty, appealing and pushy, but they also help to increase conversion rates and make user experience handier and more intuitive. These CTAs (aka Call-to-Action) have the power to win over potential clients and give a boost to your business.

20 Code Snippets for Interactive Buttons

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It is vital to pay particular attention to shape, coloring, space, typography, and of course, the behavior of a button to open up its possibilities. While the first four characteristics as a rule rely on the general theme, the last one varies depending on the goal that you need to achieve. For example, you can insert a spinner to brighten up seconds of waiting; or, you can assign some eye-catching effects that will grab the attention right away. Adding a bit of a dynamic maximizes the impact. Today’s collection includes 20 code snippets for engaging and attractive effects that were created to enrich buttons and make the user experience more enjoyable.

Blobs Button 

blobs button

Creator: Nikolay Talanov

Particle Button Made With Canvas and HTML5

particle button

Creator: Ignacio Correia

Gelatin Over Button Effect with Sass 

gelatin over button effect

Creator:  François Lesenne

3D Paper Button Effects

3d paper button

Creator: Ashley Nolan

CSS Only “Material Design” Animated Buttons

material design button effect

Creator: Jon Brennecke

3d Button Effect

3d button

Creator: drus unlimited

Close Button Effects

close button ui

Creator: Jonas Badalic

A Bunch of Funky CSS3 Toggle Buttons

funky toggle buttons

Creator: Ashley Nolan

Pure CSS Button Effects

pure css button effects

Creator: Overly Engineered

Hover Effect

elegant hover effect

Creator: Deep

Jelly Button

jelly button

Creator: ayamflow

Button Hover States

button hover effects

Creator: James Power

Gaming Button With Hover Effect

hover over effect

Creator: kaigth

Share Button

share button

Creator: Vincent Durand



Creator: Hakim El Hattab

Particle Button

button with particle animation

Creator: Timo Hausmann

CSS3 Button Examples

ecommerce buttons

Creator: Volusion Services

Inspiration for Button Styles and Effects

series of button effects

Creator: Mary Lou

Creative Button Styles

creative buttons

Creator: Mary Lou

Animated 3D Buttons

creative 3d buttons

Creator: Zachary Minner


This article is originally published on Oct 26, 2015, and updated on Apr 22, 2022.
Nataly is an internet entrepreneur and an amateur web designer and developer from Sevastopol, Ukraine. She is running a blog for web designers and developers where you can find some inspirational and useful stuff. In her spare time she reads books, unveils the secrets of the world and plays volleyball.

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