12 Free CSS Loading Animation for Business Web Design

The usage of pre-loader has become so popular in the past few years among web designer. Nowadays, most SPA or single page applications use a loader. Despite making your website look great, it makes it user-friendly and more appealing. So, in the past people used to use JavaScript to solve this problem. But now you can use pure CSS3. Moreover, we have collected 12 best free CSS loading animation for you. Also, this CSS Loaders are creatively designed and look inspiring. Some of these loading animations use JavaScript as well.

CSS Loading Animation

If you still don’t know what’s CSS loader, it’s just an animated shapes that show before a page completely load. When you send an HTTP request to a website, they mostly take a while to download all the JavaScript, CSS, and images. So, until it completely downloads all of those, it will show the animated loader.

CSS pre-loader example

So, I hope now you know what’s CSS loader.

1. Spinners & Page Loaders Pure CSS by Anya Melnyk

[codepen_embed height=”265″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”QvBQPb” default_tab=”result” user=”slyka85″]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/slyka85/pen/QvBQPb/’>Spinners & Page Loaders Pure CSS</a> by Anya Melnyk (<a href=’https://codepen.io/slyka85′>@slyka85</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]

2. CSS Loader by Justin Tan

[codepen_embed height=”305″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”bRjRdo” default_tab=”result” user=”justintan”]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/justintan/pen/bRjRdo/’>css loader</a> by Justin Tan (<a href=’https://codepen.io/justintan’>@justintan</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]

3. Loading Animation by John Heiner

[codepen_embed height=”265″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”BNLzbJ” default_tab=”result” user=”johnheiner”]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/johnheiner/pen/BNLzbJ/’>Loading Animation</a> by John Heiner (<a href=’https://codepen.io/johnheiner’>@johnheiner</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]

4. Animated CSS loader by Tommie Hansen

[codepen_embed height=”265″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”zzayLE” default_tab=”result” user=”tommiehansen”]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/tommiehansen/pen/zzayLE/’>Animated CSS loader</a> by Tommie Hansen (<a href=’https://codepen.io/tommiehansen’>@tommiehansen</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]

5. Loader by Alexandr Izumenko

[codepen_embed height=”265″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”KvrKqb” default_tab=”result” user=”Izumenko”]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/Izumenko/pen/KvrKqb/’>Loader</a> by Alexandr Izumenko (<a href=’https://codepen.io/Izumenko’>@Izumenko</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]

6. Spin one div by Pavel

[codepen_embed height=”265″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”VWxpgJ” default_tab=”result” user=”pavelivanov”]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/pavelivanov/pen/VWxpgJ/’>Spin one div</a> by Pavel (<a href=’https://codepen.io/pavelivanov’>@pavelivanov</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]

7. Glitchy Loading Indicator by  Jack Rugile

[codepen_embed height=”265″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”bjuCf” default_tab=”result” user=”jackrugile”]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/jackrugile/pen/bjuCf/’>Glitchy Loading Indicator</a> by Jack Rugile (<a href=’https://codepen.io/jackrugile’>@jackrugile</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]

8. Redirecting Loader by Mr Alien

[codepen_embed height=”265″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”FDLjg” default_tab=”result” user=”mr_alien”]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/mr_alien/pen/FDLjg/’>Redirecting Loader</a> by Mr Alien (<a href=’https://codepen.io/mr_alien’>@mr_alien</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]

9. Loader #6 – Jelly Box by Fabrizio Bianchi

[codepen_embed height=”265″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”mpiFE” default_tab=”result” user=”fbrz”]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/fbrz/pen/mpiFE/’>Loader #6 – Jelly Box</a> by Fabrizio Bianchi (<a href=’https://codepen.io/fbrz’>@fbrz</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]

10. Loaders by MC

[codepen_embed height=”265″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”eWQEWe” default_tab=”result” user=”munya98″]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/munya98/pen/eWQEWe/’>Loaders</a> by MC (<a href=’https://codepen.io/munya98′>@munya98</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]

11. Goo Loader by  Elior Tabeka

[codepen_embed height=”265″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”EXJyPP” default_tab=”result” user=”eliortabeka”]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/eliortabeka/pen/EXJyPP/’>Goo Loader</a> by Elior Tabeka (<a href=’https://codepen.io/eliortabeka’>@eliortabeka</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]

12. Speedometer CSS3 loader by Creativity

[codepen_embed height=”265″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”myMNdR” default_tab=”result” user=”Creativity”]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/Creativity/pen/myMNdR/’>Speedometer CSS3 loader</a> by Creativity (<a href=’https://codepen.io/Creativity’>@Creativity</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]


CSS loading animation make your website and web applications brilliant. Also, they make the website more user friendly. So, next time be sure to use of this in your projects. Further, did you know you can ask any kind of questions on our forum and get instant answer. So, join us now.

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