Collection of hand-picked awesome Loaders developed using CSS, html, JavaScript, jQuery, etc. Listed tutorials well played with 3d, gradients, Animation etc. some of the CSS Loaders are having beautiful animation effects using transitions. Demo and download available on each tutorial. CSS Loaders can be used directly without any changes and could be small changes based on your needs.

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1) Polite loader

Polite loader
Demo Image: Polite loader

Loader that signs user that something is loading but the user feels “Im still free”

Author:
Sebestyén Dániel
Created:
December 28, 2014
Made with:
HTML, CSS, Javascript

2) Neon Bar Loader

Neon Bar Loader
Demo Image: Neon Bar Loader

A simple loader using cubic-bezier animation

Author:
Robin Selmer
Created:
June 23, 2015
Made with:
HTML, CSS

3) Chrome Cast Loader

Chrome Cast Loader
Demo Image: Chrome Cast Loader

Google Crome Cast Loader

Author:
Robin Brons
Created:
October 18, 2013
Made with:
HTML, CSS

4) Dotted loading design with animation usign css and html

Dotted loading design with animation usign css and html
Demo Image: Dotted loading design with animation usign css and html

Dotted loading image design usign css and html

Author:
Rıza Selçuk Saydam
Created:
October 27, 2013
Made with:
HTML, CSS

5) window icon like loader

window icon like loader
Demo Image: window icon like loader

window icon like loader

Author:
Alexandr Izumenko
Created:
August 29, 2017
Made with:
HTML, CSS

6) Hourglass loader

Hourglass loader
Demo Image: Hourglass loader

Pure SVG infinite loader

Author:
Lenka
Created:
March 27, 2015
Made with:
HTML, CSS

7) Cocktail Loader

Cocktail Loader
Demo Image: Cocktail Loader

Cocktail loader using CSS and minimal jQuery.

Author:
Marc Malignan
Created:
June 28, 2014
Made with:
HTML, CSS

8) CSS Spinning Loaders

CSS Spinning Loaders
Demo Image: CSS Spinning Loaders

Spinning Loaders

Author:
Timothy M. LeBlanc
Created:
September 02, 2014
Made with:
HTML, CSS, Javascript

9) Goo CSS and HTML Loader

Goo CSS and HTML Loader
Demo Image: Goo CSS and HTML Loader

GOO LOADER

Author:
Elior Tabeka
Created:
July 16, 2017
Made with:
HTML, CSS

10) Another pure CSS loader

Another pure CSS loader
Demo Image: Another pure CSS loader

Another pure CSS loader

Author:
Vadzim Tsupryk
Created:
February 26, 2015
Made with:
HTML, CSS

11) Percentage Loader concept

Percentage Loader concept
Demo Image: Percentage Loader concept

quick concept of a loader

Author:
Robin Delaporte
Created:
March 06, 2018
Made with:
HTML, CSS

12) Newtons Cradle Loader

Newtons Cradle Loader
Demo Image: Newtons Cradle Loader

An animated loader of Newton’s cradle.

Author:
Matt Smith
Created:
November 27, 2014
Made with:
HTML, CSS

13) Infinite Loader made with css3 and html

Infinite Loader made with css3 and html
Demo Image: Infinite Loader made with css3 and html

Infinite Loader made with css3 and html.

Author:
Jonathan Silva
Created:
July 09, 2014
Made with:
HTML, CSS

14) Infinite domino loader

Infinite domino loader
Demo Image: Infinite domino loader

This pen shows a set of white bars—who represent dominos—that fall to the right; like dominos

Author:
Zoë
Created:
March 03, 2015
Made with:
HTML, CSS

15) CSS loader based on a gif

CSS loader based on a gif
Demo Image: CSS loader based on a gif

A css loader based on a gif

Author:
Glen Cheney
Created:
March 08, 2013
Made with:
HTML, CSS

16) Loader CSS Animation loop

Loader CSS Animation loop
Demo Image: Loader CSS Animation loop

Loader make with css animation loop

Author:
Mattia Bericchia
Created:
December 12, 2014
Made with:
HTML, CSS

17) 4 Pure CSS Loaders

4 Pure CSS Loaders
Demo Image: 4 Pure CSS Loaders

4 Pure CSS Loaders

Author:
Peter Butcher
Created:
January 18, 2016
Made with:
HTML, CSS

18) Tappy finger loader

Tappy finger loader
Demo Image: Tappy finger loader

The most impatient loader ever

Author:
Steve Gardner
Created:
June 07, 2018
Made with:
HTML, CSS

19) Circular loader using single element

Circular loader using single element
Demo Image: Circular loader using single element

Circular Loader

Author:
Fabrizio Bianchi
Created:
August 22, 2014
Made with:
HTML, CSS,Javascript

20) CSS3 Loaders using Keyframes

CSS3 Loaders using Keyframes
Demo Image: CSS3 Loaders using Keyframes

Fun with CSS3 Keyframes

Author:
Siddharth Parmar
Created:
November 25, 2014
Made with:
HTML, CSS

21) Single element loaders

Single element loaders
Demo Image: Single element loaders

Using only one div and sass to create single element loaders

Author:
Arthur Camara
Created:
September 19, 2015
Made with:
HTML, CSS

22) Nice little loader with some icons

Nice little loader with some icons
Demo Image: Nice little loader with some icons

A nice little loader with some icons.

Author:
Alex Rutherford
Created:
December 19, 2014
Made with:
HTML, CSS

23) CSS Stairs Loader

CSS Stairs Loader
Demo Image: CSS Stairs Loader

CSS only stairs loader

Author:
Irko Palenius
Created:
February 11, 2016
Made with:
HTML, CSS, Javascript

24) Making pancake loader

Making pancake loader
Demo Image: Making pancake loader

Making pancake’ loader

Author:
Pawel
Created:
December 09, 2016
Made with:
HTML, CSS

25) Multi CSS Loaders

Multi CSS Loaders
Demo Image: Multi CSS Loaders

Multi CSS Loaders

Author:
Ivan
Created:
September 22, 2016
Made with:
HTML, CSS, Javascript

26) 2D and 3D Block Loaders

2D and 3D Block Loaders
Demo Image: 2D and 3D Block Loaders

COLLECTION OF LOADERS USING CSS 2D AND 3D TRANSFORMS

Author:
Ashley Nolan
Created:
January 01, 1970
Made with:
HTML, CSS.Javascript

27) Square Loader

Square Loader
Demo Image: Square Loader

A minimal loader with rotating square

Author:
Tashfeen Ahmad
Created:
January 01, 1970
Made with:
HTML, CSS

28) Light Loader

Light Loader
Demo Image: Light Loader

A canvas loader that sparks light from red to green

Author:
Jack Rugile
Created:
July 13, 2012
Made with:
HTML, CSS, Javascript

29) CSS Loaders

CSS Loaders
Demo Image: CSS Loaders

CSS only loaders

Author:
Alberto Jerez
Created:
March 06, 2015
Made with:
HTML, CSS

30) Less CSS3 Loaders

Less CSS3 Loaders
Demo Image: Less CSS3 Loaders

Less CSS3 Loaders

Author:
Jesús Gracia
Created:
October 07, 2014
Made with:
HTML, CSS

31) Loader css3 with compass

Loader css3 with compass
Demo Image: Loader css3 with compass

loader css3 with compass

Author:
Vallée Antoine
Created:
December 18, 2013
Made with:
HTML, CSS

32) Evil Loader

Evil Loader
Demo Image: Evil Loader

Evil loader

Author:
Yehuda malka
Created:
July 02, 2013
Made with:
HTML, CSS

33) Bracket Loader Animation

Bracket Loader Animation
Demo Image: Bracket Loader Animation

Bracket Loader Animation. Angle bracket spinning with ball translation animation.

Author:
Mark Miscavage
Created:
February 01, 2019
Made with:
HTML, CSS

34) Simple shape CSS loaders

Simple shape CSS loaders
Demo Image: Simple shape CSS loaders

Some simple CSS loaders

Author:
Aaron Iker
Created:
JANUARY 21, 2019
Made with:
HTML, CSS

35) Simple loader with only one div

Simple loader with only one div
Demo Image: Simple loader with only one div

Just CSS loaders

Author:
Victor Darras
Created:
APRIL 25, 2014
Made with:
HTML, CSS

36) Authentic Weather Loader

Authentic Weather Loader
Demo Image: Authentic Weather Loader

Authentic Loading animation for Weather

Author:
Tim Holman
Created:
AUGUST 12, 2013
Made with:
HTML, CSS

37) Little Ferry Loader

Little Ferry Loader
Demo Image: Little Ferry Loader

A minimalistic loader, inspired by the ferry.

Author:
Anders Schmidt Hansen
Created:
APRIL 04, 2015
Made with:
HTML, CSS

38) SVG Gooey Loaders

Gooey Loaders
Demo Image: Gooey Loaders

SVG filters to some practical use – two experimental gooey loaders.

Author:
Katrine-Marie Burmeister
Created:
MAY 11, 2015
Made with:
HTML, CSS

39) Hypnotic CSS Loader

Hypnotic CSS Loader
Demo Image: Hypnotic CSS Loader

Weird hypnotic loader

Author:
Max
Created:
SEPTEMBER 08, 2013
Made with:
HTML, CSS

40) Overwatch Loader only by css3

Overwatch Loader only by css3
Demo Image: Overwatch Loader only by css3

a loader when into the game in overwatch and only using css.

Author:
CCG
Created:
AUGUST 10, 2016
Made with:
HTML, CSS

41) Colored loader ring

Colored loader ring
Demo Image: Colored loader ring

Create a simple and elegant loader effect with a colored ring

Author:
Christiaan Laarman
Created:
MAY 15, 2015
Made with:
HTML, CSS

42) Skype loader CSS

Skype loader CSS
Demo Image: Skype loader CSS

The login-loader for Skype with CSS only.

Author:
Robert Bue
Created:
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
Made with:
HTML, CSS

43) CSS Only SVG Infinity Loader

CSS Only SVG Infinity Loader
Demo Image: CSS Only SVG Infinity Loader

Converted gsap properties into css keyframes. SVG markup copypasted as is. Original gsap version have better transition effect on end of animation. Not supported in ie.

Author:
Nikolay Talanov
Created:
MARCH 26, 2015
Made with:
HTML, CSS

44) Toggle Infinite Loader

Toggle Infinite Loader
Demo Image: Toggle Infinite Loader

Infinity symbol SVG path animation loader.

Author:
Ryan Mulligan
Created:
NOVEMBER 02, 2018
Made with:
HTML, CSS

45) Lego Loader: Primary Colors

Lego Loader: Primary Colors
Demo Image: Lego Loader: Primary Colors

Lego Loader: Primary Colors

Author:
William A. | Keyon
Created:
JANUARY 18, 2019
Made with:
HTML, CSS

46) Drifting car loader

Drifting car loader
Demo Image: Drifting car loader

A loading screen of a drifting car.

Author:
Nikita Hlopov
Created:
JANUARY 17, 2019
Made with:
HTML, CSS

47) Preloaders – Pure css

Preloaders - Pure css
Demo Image: Preloaders – Pure css

3 different Preloaders – Pure css

Author:
Ivan Grozdic
Created:
JANUARY 15, 2019
Made with:
HTML, CSS

48) Cube loader using CSS

Cube loader using CSS
Demo Image: Cube loader using CSS

Cube loader using CSS

Author:
leusrox
Created:
JANUARY 13, 2019
Made with:
HTML, CSS

49) Drama Loader

Drama Loader
Demo Image: Drama Loader

Fairly new to greensock and animation in general, just a little pen to test out the basics of making a loading animation.

Author:
Adam Quinlan
Created:
JANUARY 14, 2019
Made with:
HTML, CSS and JavaScript

50) Infinite loader XLVI using pure CSS

Infinite loader using pure CSS
Demo Image: Infinite loader using pure CSS

Infinite loader UX exploration. Made with pure CSS.

Author:
Oleg Frolov
Created:
JANUARY 14, 2019
Made with:
HTML, CSS

51) Image Preloader Progress Bar

Image Preloader Progress Bar
Demo Image: Image Preloader Progress Bar

Progress bar with changeable skins showing page load percentage

Author:
Derek Hill
Created:
NOVEMBER 01, 2013
Made with:
HTML, CSS and JavaScript

52) ShuffleQueue Loader

ShuffleQueue Loader
Demo Image: ShuffleQueue Loader

Shuffle Queue dotted Loader

Author:
Chris Gannon
Created:
JANUARY 13, 2019
Made with:
HTML, CSS and JavaScript

53) QueueBox Loader

QueueBox Loader
Demo Image: QueueBox Loader

QueueBox Loader

Author:
Chris Gannon
Created:
JANUARY 11, 2019
Made with:
HTML, CSS and JavaScript

54) One element pure CSS 3D loader

One element pure CSS 3D loader
Demo Image: One element pure CSS 3D loader

Firefox won’t animate background-position here and that breaks the demo.

Author:
Ana Tudor
Created:
JANUARY 11, 2019
Made with:
HTML, CSS

55) Only (S)CSS loading animation

Only (S)CSS loading animation
Demo Image: Only (S)CSS loading animation

The code is a mess, no doubt, but it’s about the outer values.

Author:
Tobias Glaus
Created:
DECEMBER 20, 2018
Made with:
HTML, CSS

56) Newton Loader

Newton Loader
Demo Image: Newton Loader

Newton loading style using css

Author:
Andreas Storm
Created:
OCTOBER 04, 2018
Made with:
HTML, CSS