40+ JavaScript Tab Bars

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JavaScript Tab Bars

If you are seeking tab bars that allow users to navigate smoothly between different sections of a web and mobile application, there is no need to look elsewhere. In this comprehensive compilation, we are showcasing free HTML, CSS, and JavaScript tab bars that add interactive navigation to your project.

We have gathered this mesmerizing JavaScript tab bar UI collection from reposted websites like GitHub and CodePen, allowing users to include smooth transitions between various pages and enhance the overall visual appeal and aesthetics of their user interfaces.

If you’re a frontend developer looking to build a tabbed interface, a web designer wants a fancy, stylish, lightweight, or responsive tab bar that works on different browsers and screen sizes. Or maybe a UI designer who is on a hunt for creative and modern UI tab inspirations—you are in the right spot.

Each tabbed navigation example is custom-coded, adheres to the latest design guidelines, and keeps you always ahead of current design trends. Offering all-purpose design styles that can cater to different website themes and design preferences. Whether you’re looking for minimalist, animated, or innovative tab designs or something more stylish and subtle, you’re most likely to get something that amazingly matches your needs.

Let’s explore different types of JavaScript tab bars to open up a world of options for making websites more interactive, better for users, and easier for them to use.

1. Smooth Tab Bar Interaction

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Smooth Tab Bar Interaction
by Abubaker Saeed (@AbubakerSaeed)
on CodePen.


Author: Abubaker Saeed @AbubakerSaeed
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: August 19, 2020
Made with: HTML(Pug), CSS(SCSS), JS

2. Tab Bar Expand Button

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Tab Bar Expand Button
by Chantal (@chantallexandra)
on CodePen.


Author: Chantal @chantallexandra
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 26, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

3. Jelly Menu- Gooey effect

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Jelly Menu – Gooey effect
by Jorge (@dok)
on CodePen.


Author:  Jorge @dok
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: August 24, 2018
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

4. Tab Bar Menu Animation

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Tab Bar Menu Animation
by Nguyễn Đức Chiến (@nguyenchienbg2k)
on CodePen.


Author: Nguyễn Đức Chiến @nguyenchienbg2k
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: October 9, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS(Babel)

5. Google Material Design Tab Bar

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Google Material Design Tab Bar
by Kapilraj Parameswararajah (@Kapilnemo)
on CodePen.


Author: Kapilraj Parameswararajah @Kapilnemo
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: June 18, 2016
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

6. Material 2.0 Bottom Toolbar Motion Design & Interaction

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Material 2.0 Bottom Toolbar Motion Design & Interaction
by Vlad Racoare (@vladracoare)
on CodePen.


Author: Vlad Racoare @vladracoare
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: November 6, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

7. Three Person Collaborative Animation Tutorial

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Navbar Nudging w/ Chris Coyier | Three Person Collaborative Animation Tutorial | @keyframers 2.14.0
by @keyframers (@keyframers)
on CodePen.


Author: @keyframers @keyframers
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: August 12, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

8.Nav Menu Animation

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Nav Menu Animation
by Kasper De Bruyne (@kdbkapsere)
on CodePen.


Author: Kasper De Bruyne @kdbkapsere
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: July 30, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS(Babel)

9. Tab Bar [React.js]

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Tab Bar [React.js]
by Nick Shillingford (@nshillingford)
on CodePen.


Author: Nick Shillingford @nshillingford
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: December 6, 2018
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS(Babel)

10. Tab Bar Navigation

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Tab bar navigation
by Hamid Ziadzadeh (@HamidZiadzadeh)
on CodePen.


Author: Hamid Ziadzadeh @HamidZiadzadeh
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: October 29, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS(Babel)

11. Animated Tab Bar

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Animated Tab Bar
by abxlfazl khxrshidi (@abxlfazl)
on CodePen.


Author: abxlfazl khxrshidi @abxlfazl
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: December 20, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

12. Tab Bar Animation

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Hide & Seek Tab Bar Animation
by Flávio Amaral (@flavio_amaral)
on CodePen.


Author: Flávio Amaral @flavio_amaral
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: August 11, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS)

13. Animated Tabbar

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Animated Tabbar
by bilalbera (@BeraMeric)
on CodePen.


Author: bilalbera @BeraMeric
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: February 29, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

14. Nav Tab

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Nav Tab
by alphardex (@alphardex)
on CodePen.


Author: alphardex @alphardex
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: October 24, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS(SCSS)

15. Simple Icon Navigation

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Simple icon navigation
by BG (@bgebelein)
on CodePen.


Author: BG @bgebelein
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: June 13, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

16. TAB Gooey Icon Navigation Menu Concept

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TAB Gooey Icon Navigation Menu Concept
by Nicolas Pavlotsky (@nicopavlotsky)
on CodePen.


Author: Nicolas Pavlotsky @nicopavlotsky
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: September 4, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

17. Navigation Tabs With Background Animation

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Navigation tabs with background animation
by VERDIEU Steeve (@flatpixels)
on CodePen.


Author: VERDIEU Steeve @flatpixels
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 21, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

18. Tab Bar Navigation

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Tab bar navigation
by Nikios05 (@nikios05)
on CodePen.


Author: Nikios05 @nikios05
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: June 17, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

19. Tab Bar Animation

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Tabbar animation – Only CSS
by Milan Raring (@milanraring)
on CodePen.


Author: Milan Raring
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: December 21, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

20. Tabbar

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Tabbar
by Aaron Iker (@aaroniker)
on CodePen.


Author: Aaron Iker @aaroniker
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: December 17, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

21. Tab Bar Navigation

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Tab Bar Navigation
by Gabriele Corti (@borntofrappe)
on CodePen.


Author: Gabriele Corti @borntofrappe
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 9, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

22. Simple JavaScript Hover Tab Bar

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Simple JavaScript Hover Tab Bar
by Alexander Savosko (@steanull)
on CodePen.


Author: Alexander Savosko @steanull
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: November 7, 2021
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

23. Tab Bar Animation

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Tab Bar Animation
by Onur E. (@Onur-E)
on CodePen.


Author: Onur E. @Onur-E
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: November 14, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

24. Great Tab Bar Animation

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Great Tab Bar Animation
by Lucas Marandat (@lucasmrdt)
on CodePen.


Author: Lucas Marandat @lucasmrdt
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: February 21, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

25. Modern Tabs

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Modern tabs
by alexkorzin (@alexkorzin)
on CodePen.


Author: alexkorzin @alexkorzin
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: February 18, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS(Less), JS

26. Segmented Control Interaction

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Segmented Control Interaction
by Sikriti Dakua (@dev_loop)
on CodePen.


Author: Sikriti Dakua @dev_loop
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: February 14, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

27. TabBar With Grid Layout For Android

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TabBar with Grid Layout For Android
by tatushka50 (@tatushka50)
on CodePen.


Author: tatushka50 @tatushka50
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: July 31, 2017
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

28. Tab Bar Navigation

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Tab Bar Navigation – #WeeklyCodingChallenge #03
by Elodie | DIY Web Developer (@liloo2040)
on CodePen.


Author: Elodie | DIY Web Developer @liloo2040
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: September 16, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

29. Tab Bar Animation

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Tab Bar Animation
by Ricardo Oliva Alonso (@ricardoolivaalonso)
on CodePen.


Author: Ricardo Oliva Alonso @ricardoolivaalonso
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: September 20, 2019
Made with: HTML(Pug), CSS(SCSS), JS

30. Material UI Stretch Button

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Material UI stretch button
by Mikael Ainalem (@ainalem)
on CodePen.


Author: Mikael Ainalem @ainalem
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: January 31, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

31. Tab Bar Animation

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tab bar animation
by Animation Bro (@animationbro)
on CodePen.


Author: Animation Bro @animationbro
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 18, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

32. Tab Bar Interaction

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Tab Bar Interaction #4
by Sikriti Dakua (@dev_loop)
on CodePen.


Author: Sikriti Dakua @dev_loop
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: June 11, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

33. Activity Selector

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Activity Selector – Loop 14
by Jorge Mendes (@jorgemoovein-the-bashful)
on CodePen.


Author: Jorge Mendes @jorgemoovein-the-bashful
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: May 15, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

34. Navigation

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Navigation
by Vadim Bauer (@v_Bauer)
on CodePen.


Author: Vadim Bauer @v_Bauer
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: June 18, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

35. Animated Tab Bar

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Animated Tab Bar v.2
by abxlfazl khxrshidi (@abxlfazl)
on CodePen.


Author: abxlfazl khxrshidi @abxlfazl
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: March 3, 2021
Made with: HTML, CSS

36. Animated Navigation Indicator

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Animated navigation indicator
by Adrian Bece (@AdrianBece)
on CodePen.


Author:  Adrian Bece @AdrianBece
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: January 5, 2021
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

37. CSS-Only Tabs

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(Almost) CSS-Only Tabs
by Luciano Felix (@FelixLuciano)
on CodePen.


Author: Luciano Felix @FelixLuciano
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 12, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

38. Tab Bar Interaction

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Tab Bar Interaction #1
by Sikriti Dakua (@dev_loop)
on CodePen.


Author: Sikriti Dakua @dev_loop
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 4, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

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