15+ CSS Glitch Effects

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Welcome to our site. Today we will show you an awesome, curated collection of CSS Glitch effects.

Glitch effects are useful to incorporate flickering and distorted appearances on a web page. The CSS glitch effect mimics the technological malfunction effect; the glitch effect is a superb effect that transforms a simple, boring site and unleashes beauty along with creativity.

A solid range of glitch-effect code examples adds stunning animation to your web application. This mesmerizing collection is a stalwart attempt to satisfy the needs of the web design community.

We promise to display a variety of glitch effects that are mostly created using HTML and various CSS 3 properties. We have compiled this collection from varied online sources, including GitHub and CodePen.

Let’s explore some of the most amazing CSS glitch animations, each one a unique creation:

01. Image Glitch Effect

Rendered with HTML(Pug) and CSS(SCSS), this glitch effect resonates with creative energy, birthed on June 18, 2018.

See the Pen
Image glitch effect
by Alain (@AlainBarrios)
on CodePen.


Author: Alain @AlainBarrios
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: June 18, 2018
Made with: HTML(Pug), CSS(SCSS)

02. CSS Cyber Punk Buttons

July 11, 2020, saw the birth of these futuristic CSS-stylized buttons, crafted using HTML(Pug) and CSS(Stylus).

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CSS CyberPunk Buttons (:hover to glitch 😎)
by Jhey (@jh3y)
on CodePen.

Author: JHEY @jh3y
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: July 11, 2020
Made with: HTML(Pug), CSS(Stylus)

03. Loading Liquid Animation

A classic since October 14, 2015, this HTML and CSS masterpiece introduces liquid animation in a glitchy spectrum.

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Pure CSS Glitch Effect
by Felix Rilling (@FelixRilling)
on CodePen.

Author: Felix Rilling @FelixRilling
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: October 14, 2015
Made with: HTML, CSS

04. Glitch Effect by SVG Filter

Crafted on July 22, 2022, this effect redefines the glitch aesthetic with HTML, CSS, and SCSS innovations.

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glitch effect by SVG filter
by Uchiyama@株式会社フォスター (@fostor_uchiyama)
on CodePen.

Author: Uchiyama@株式会社フォスター @fostor_uchiyama
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: July 22, 2022
Made with: HTML, CSS, SCSS

05. 3D Glitch Text (CSS Only)

October 21, 2016, marked the birth of this exclusively CSS-driven 3D text glitch effect.

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3D Glitch Text (CSS Only)
by Colin Horn (@colinhorn)
on CodePen.

Author: Colin Horn @colinhorn
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: October 21, 2016
Made with: HTML, CSS, SCSS

06. Glitch Image Effect | CSS Animation

August 14, 2020, brought forth this captivating glitch image effect, sculpted using HTML and CSS.

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Glitch Image Effect | CSS Animation
by MinzCode (@MinzCode)
on CodePen.

Author: MinzCode @MinzCode
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: August 14, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS

07. CSS3 Glitch Animation

Dating back to September 13, 2016, this effect showcases the glory of HTML, CSS, and SCSS brilliance.

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CSS3 Glitch Animation
by Petr Tichy (@ihatetomatoes)
on CodePen.

Author: Petr Tichy @ihatetomatoes
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: September 13, 2016
Made with: HTML, CSS, SCSS

08. Dice Roleplay Glitch & Pulse

June 06, 2017, witnessed the creation of this glitch marvel, spun with HTML and CSS(Less).

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Dice roleplay glitch & pulse
by Agathe (@Atsohga)
on CodePen.

Author: Agathe @Atsohga
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: June 06, 2017
Made with: HTML, CSS(Less)

09. Mix-Blend-Mode Rendering Glitch

May 22, 2016, birthed this glitch wonder, marrying HTML, CSS, and SCSS in a blend-mode symphony.

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mix-blend-mode rendering glitch [No longer glitchy]
by Matt Popovich (@mattpopovich)
on CodePen.

Author: Matt Popovich @mattpopovich
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: May 22, 2016
Made with: HTML, CSS, SCSS

10. Glitch Effect in CSS

October 12, 2016, was the inception date for this CSS(Less) driven glitch effect.

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Glitch effect in CSS
by Thomas Aufresne (@origine)
on CodePen.

Author: Thomas Aufresne @origine
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: October 12, 2016
Made with: HTML, CSS (Less)

11. VHS Glitch

See the Pen
VHS Glitch
by Nils Schönwald (@schoenwaldnils)
on CodePen.

Author: Nils Schönwald @schoenwaldnils
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: January 15, 2014
Made with: HTML(Haml), CSS(Less)

12. 404 – Glitched Out

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404 – Glitched out
by ZonFire99 (@ZonFire99)
on CodePen.

Author: ZonFire99 @ZonFire99
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: November 08, 2014
Made with: HTML, CSS

13. Glitch Hover

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glitch hover
by alex baldwin (@cubeghost)
on CodePen.

Author: alex baldwin @cubeghost
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: January 15, 2015
Made with: HTML, CSS

14. Glitch Pop

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Glitch Pop
by Noah Blon (@noahblon)
on CodePen.

Author: Noah Blon @noahblon
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: August 30, 2015
Made with: HTML, CSS, SCSS

15. Glitch Preloader

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Glitch Preloader
by Nazar Kubaty (@mirai1337)
on CodePen.

Author: Nazar Kubaty @mirai1337
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: July 29, 2017
Made with: HTML, CSS

16. Morphology – Laptop Glitch -Dilate

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morphology – laptop glitch – dilate
by janein (@janein)
on CodePen.

Author: janein @janein
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: October 09, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS, SCSS

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