25+ CSS Close Button Examples

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CSS Close Buttons

Friends, today I am bursting with excitement to share the most amazing collection of CSS close button designs you will ever see! We’ve scoured the entire internet to find the best of the best CSS close button code examples.

The close button is so important for any website. It allows users to easily remove or hide content when they’re done with it. But too often, close buttons are boring! They don’t capture a user’s attention or clearly communicate their purpose.

Not anymore! This post is packed with incredibly creative and visually stunning animated close-button styles. I’m telling you, once you see these designs, you’ll be blown away by the possibilities. The code is fully customizable too, so you can tweak the colors, sizes, shapes, or animations however you like.

Are you ready to be inspired? I can’t wait to show you our carefully curated selection of close buttons. Developers and designers alike will find tons of new ideas to take their projects to the next level. The visuals and user experience of your apps will be elevated in ways you never thought possible.

It’s close-button paradise in here, people! Dive in and get ready to fall in love with the power of CSS all over again.

01. Close button

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Close Button
by Jermbo (@jermbo)
on CodePen.


Author: Jermbo @jermbo
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: August 12, 2014
Made with: HTML, CSS(Less)

02. Open / Close

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Open / Close
by Jonathan Blair (@knoland)
on CodePen.


Author: Jonathan Blair @knoland
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 01, 2016
Made with: HTML, CSS (SCSS), JS

03. Press ✕ 2s to action

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Press ✕ 2s to action
by Jorge Epuñan (@juanbrujo)
on CodePen.


Author: Jorge Epunan @juanbrujo
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 10, 2015
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

04. Close button

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Close button
by merrybottle (@merrybottle)
on CodePen.


Author: Merrybottle @merrybottle
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: August 22, 2018
Made with: HTML, CSS

05. Close button animated

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Close button animated
by Pavel Volyntsev (@copist)
on CodePen.


Author: Pavel Volyntsev @copist
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: October 24, 2021
Made with: HTML, CSS (SCSS), JS

06. Close Animation

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Close Animation
by Maneesh (@maneeshc)
on CodePen.


Author: Maneesh @maneeshc
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: May 19, 2017
Made with: HTML, CSS (SCSS)

07. Twitter close button alternative

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Twitter close button alternative: using <button> + pseudos (incl. hover & focus)
by Ana Tudor (@thebabydino)
on CodePen.


Author: Ana Tudor @thebabydino
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: November 2, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS)

08. Dots to close button

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three dots to close button
by Pekka Wallenius (@peksipatongeis)
on CodePen.


Author: Pekka Wallenius @peksipatongeis
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: October 09, 2015
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

09. Back To Close by Ste

Author: Stefano @wisd81
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: February 21, 2016
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

10. Hamburger animation

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Hamburger animation
by Aaron Iker (@aaroniker)
on CodePen.


Author: Aaron Iker @aaroniker
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: November 06, 2018
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

11. close button

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close button
by Antonio Grosz (@angro)
on CodePen.


Author: Antonio Grosz @angro
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: February 12, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS)

12. Hamburger menu Transition to Close Button

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Hamburger Menu Transition to Close Button
by Colin (@colinhx)
on CodePen.


Author: Colin @colinhx
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: February 09, 2018
Made with: HTML, CSS(Sass), JS

13. A simple but interactive close button

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A simple but interactive close button
by Marius Nicula (@mariusgnicula)
on CodePen.


Author: Marius Nicula @mariusgnicula
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: March 30, 2017
Made with: HTML, CSS (SCSS)

14. Pure CSS cross / close button @mixin

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Pure CSS cross / close button @mixin
by Cyril Lamotte (@cyril-lamotte)
on CodePen.


Author: Cyril Lamotte @cyril-lamotte
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: May 15, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS (SCSS)

15. Close button

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Close button
by Paraskevas Dinakis (@perry_nt)
on CodePen.


Author: Paraskevas Dinakis @perry_nt
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: February 12, 2016
Made with: HTML, CSS

16. Chat Bubble

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Chat Bubble
by Mikael Ainalem (@ainalem)
on CodePen.


Author: Mikael Ainalem @ainalem
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 09, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS

17. Pure css close button

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Pure css close button
by Carson (@jediego)
on CodePen.


Author: Carson @jediego
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: May 19, 2016
Made with: HTML(Pug), CSS(Less)

18. animated close icon

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animated close icon
by ross s (@rsbear)
on CodePen.


Author: Ross s @rsbear
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: October 02, 2016
Made with: HTML, CSS (SCSS)

19. Close Button

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Close Button
by Saw-mon & Natalie (@sawmon_and_natalie)
on CodePen.


Author: Saw-mon & Natalie @sawmon_and_natalie
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 29, 2020
Made with: HTML(Pug), CSS (SCSS)

20. Open / Close button animation

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Open / Close button animation
by Jerome Renders (@JeromeRenders)
on CodePen.


Author: Jerome Renders @JeromeRenders
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: June 20, 2016
Made with: HTML (Pug), CSS (Sass), JS

21. Pure CSS close icon

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Pure CSS close icon
by ndeniche (@ndeniche)
on CodePen.


Author: Ndeniche @ndeniche
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: October 1, 2014
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS)

22. Line Menu Icon that Expands Into Actual Menu

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Line Menu Icon that Expands Into Actual Menu
by Chris Coyier (@chriscoyier)
on CodePen.


Author: Chris Choyier @chriscoyier
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: December 08, 2013
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

23. Simple close button animation

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Simple Close Button Animation
by Keith Chisholm (@keithchis)
on CodePen.


Author: Keith Chisholm @keithchis
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: October 14, 2015
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS)

24. Add and close toggle button

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UI // Add & Close Toggle Button
by Cosimo Scarpa (@coswise)
on CodePen.


Author: Cosimo Scarpa @coswise
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 05, 2021
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

25. Close Button & Dialog Animation

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Information to Close Button & Dialog Animation
by Daniel Villalba (@danielvillalba)
on CodePen.


Author: Daniel Villalba @danielvillalba
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: January 15, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

26. Close button with css and jquery

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Close button with css and jquery
by Salman Raza (@salraza1993)
on CodePen.


Author: Salman Raza @salraza1993
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: February 24, 2017
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

27. close-button

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close-button
by eelke (@eelke)
on CodePen.


Author: Eelke @eelke
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: March 10, 2016
Made with: HTML(Pug),CSS (SCSS), Javascript

 

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