90 Best Free CSS Loading & Progress Bar Examples

If you're looking to add a little bit of pizzazz to your web page, then you should definitely consider using HTML CSS to create a loading or progress bar. Not only is this a great way to add some visual interest to your page, but it can also be a helpful way to let your users know that something is happening in the background.

The HTML and CSS progress bar is a great way to keep track of your loading and progress. It's easy to use and can be customized to fit your needs. Plus, it's a great way to show off your skills to potential employers.

Best Free CSS Loading & Progress Bar

CSS Circle loading

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SVG Loading icons

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Glitchy Loading Indicator

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Corange Loading Screen

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Hexagonal Loading Animation

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Staggered Wave Loading

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Animated loading and login screen

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Loading Animation in pure CSS3

This is an experiment to make an animation for preloader, hope you guys like it.

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Facebook Loading Animation Using CSS

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CSS Loading Animation

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Windows phone loading animation

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Pure CSS Spin Loader

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CSS Gears

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CSS3 Charging Battery

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Loading Hourglass

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CSS Loading Spinners

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CSS3 Loading Element CSS Spinners

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Buttons With Built-in Progress Meters

They will be perfect for displaying progress while submitting forms or loading content via AJAX. They will also use CSS3 styles and transitions to make them easy to customize.

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How to Create a Circular Progress Button

A guide on how to use Colin Garven's idea for a circular progress button. Using Jake Archibald's SVG line drawing animation technique, we are animating the circular progress and providing a success and error state to signify the ultimate status.

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Quick Tip: Add a Progress Bar to Your Site

In this fast article, we'll show you how to add a progress bar to a website using the brand-new NProgress jQuery plugin. Continue reading if you'd want to learn more! The progress bar on YouTube served the inspiration for NProgress, a jQuery plugin that displays an interactive progress bar at the top of your website. It is made up of a global object called NProgress that has a variety of methods you may use to move the progress bar along.

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Pace automatic web page progress bar

You can get a lovely progress bar for your page load and ajax navigation using pace.js and a CSS theme of your choice.

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ProgressJs for loading pictures

ProgressJs is a JavaScript and CSS3 utility for creating and managing progress bars for any page object. Progress bar templates may be created or customized. It works on textboxes, textareas, and the body.

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Animated Progress Bar in 4 lines of jQuery

Progress bar animation are a great tool for telling a user when something happens and when it will probably be finished. They are helpful on pages where assets need to be loaded in advance of user viewing. Because of this, it's critical that the progress bar code be lightweight so that it can load quickly when first used.

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CSS3 Loading Animation

It is 3 simple CSS3 Loading Animations. I remember that CSS3 Loading Animations are only visible in Firefox, Safari and Chrome.

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spin.js AJAX loading

Spin.js dynamically creates spinning activity indicators that can be used as resolution-independent replacement for AJAX loading GIFs

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Bouncy Animated Loading Animation

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Sonic – looping loaders

Sonic, a 3k minified JS “class,” creates unique loading animations. Looping animations like a snake eating its tail work best. It draws a 6px square along a path at extremely small intervals. Arc, bezier, and line define the path.

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Animated Goal Progress Bar jQuery plugin

Using this plugin, you can make a jQuery-animated progress bar. Simply enter the necessary information, and the plugin will calculate your goal's progress and animate the bar. You can specify the text that will appear before and after the raised amount. If you leave the credits in the source code, you are welcome to download the plugin and use it in your individual projects.

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Progress Button Styles

a collection of progress button designs that are both flat and 3D and act as progress indicators. When the button is rotated in perspective, the progress indicator is displayed on one side of the button using 3D styles.

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Pure CSS Progress Bar

A Progress Bar implemented entirely using CSS 3 gradients, shadows, and border-radius, with a touch of animation.

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Circular Progress

A JavaScript circular progress widget, dependency-free and configurable.

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Angular-loading-bar

Simple idea: Add a loading bar/progress bar to angular XHR requests. It works just by adding it to your app, which is great. The interceptor manages the loading bar's status automatically, so there's no setup.

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CSS 5 steps progress bar

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A simple one div loading

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Loading Text Animation

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CSS3 – “loading” Shuriken

Just an animated shuriken that can be used as a loading indicator.

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Yet more CSS loading animations

CSS loading animations are all the rage. Here are some more super simple, yet elegant, styles that take advantage of border-radius and border-style.

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CSS3 loading animation

Playing with CSS-only loading animations. No images used anywhere.

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Single Asset Image Loading

As images in the DOM are loaded by the browser, we capture the “load” event and use it to fade in our images with CSS3, hiding the traditional line-by-line loading from the user.

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Single element loading animation

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CSS3 Loading animations

Some css3 loading animations experiments. Have fun and remember to share what you learn

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CSS Loading Bar

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Simple loading with sass

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CSS Loading dots

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Infinite Loading Animation

26 frames loading animation using css sprites(single png) and css3 keyframe animation (written in SASS)

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CSS Loading Spinner

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Loading animation with keyframe for CSS

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pure CSS loading animation

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Another Text loading animation effect

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Worms' pong Loading

A simple loading system using :after content + CSS3 keyframes animation

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css3 loading animation

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Loading – Animation Css3

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Loading CSS3 Animation

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css Loading animation

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Loading Middle Spin

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CSS3 Loading Animation

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Facebook style loading animation in pure CSS

This loading animation is inspired by Facebook's loading animation. This is written in pure CSS and can be used on any element by adding the class name.

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Glowing Loading Bar

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CSS3 Progress Bar with jQuery coolness

This tutorial on how to write a CSS3 progress bar and add some cool animation, along with a jQuery counter

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Flat Progress Bar

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Pure CSS radial progress bar

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CSS3 animated loading bar

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Skills Bar

Skills bar using HTML5 progress tag

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Negative text progress bar

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Loading stripes bar

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Simple progress bar

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Yummy Progress Bar

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List Bar Graph Styles v2

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Simple Progress Bar CSS/jQuery Plugin

Real simple Progress bar plugin that relies on css3 for animation. The percent is held in a data attribute.

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Loading bar with Text

Cross-browser loading bar with jQuery.

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Progess bar made with css

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Horizontal Bar Graph with D3

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Form Progress Bar

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Sparkle Progress Bars

Shiny Sparkle Progress bars with percentage label.

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List Bar-Graph Styles

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Multiple Progress bar/Loader

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Progress bar profile completion

Using a progress element for a profile completion bar. Added click states to see desired behavior; in the wild the user would click a “save” or “next” button which would animate the progress bar accordingly.

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HTML Progress Bar

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css Skill bars

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CSS3 progress bar

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Skill Bar Animation with jQuery & CSS3

You have the chance to demonstrate to site visitors your and your teams' qualifications using css animation skill bar. Add a skill title, proficiency level, and color. It's a quick and vibrant way to demonstrate your familiarity with you and your group.

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CSS Bar Progress percentage

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JQuery Progress Bar

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Progress Bar Indicator

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Circular Progress Bar

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Animated Progress Bar

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Multi-colored Progress Bars

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Google Play rating histogram

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implementation of loading animation bar

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CSS3 Loading Bar with Text

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