Background Color Transition using CSS

In this tutorial we will see how to create smooth Background Color Transition using CSS. CSS transition property is used for this which will change the background color smoothly.

transition property

The transition property specify the name of the CSS property for which the transition effect will work. It also specify the time duration of transition, it's timing function and delay.

HTML Code

Simple HTML Code is given below, In this code both button element is used as main element, it's background color is changed using css code.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>Background Color Transition using CSS</title>
</head>
<body>
  <div>
    <button>HowToCodeSchool.com</button>
  </div>
</body>
</html>

CSS Code

CSS code is given below, In this code transition property is used which will change the background color of button element from blue (#009CF0) to purple (#D000F0) in 2 seconds.

button {
font-size: 20px;
color: #fff;
padding: 10px 20px;
border: none;
cursor: pointer;
background: #009CF0;
-webkit-transition: background 2s; /* For Safari */
transition: background 2s; /* For modern browsers */
}
button:hover {
background: #D000F0;
}

Video Tutorial

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