In this mobile and web age, almost everyone is striving for an impressive and invaluable image in the digital world.

Nowadays, the design and visual appeal of an app or website play a vital role in attracting viewers’ interest. There are various aspects of a compelling design, it includes the content structure, design and placement of UI elements, including icons, buttons, navigation menu, etc. It is not a child’s play to integrate captivating features to create an enticing look and feel. Fortunately, there are several resourceful tutorials available on the Internet that offer an easy to follow approach to designing intriguing solutions. In this article, I have compiled a few of the best CSS3 jQuery tutorials that teach how to make an icon animate.

If you are interested in creating animated icons, it will be worthy to read this article. Let’s distill the noteworthy tutorials that explain amazing methods for generating icon transitions and animations by implementing CSS3, jQuery and SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics).

1. How to create a simple icon hover effects

How to create simple icon hover effects

How to create simple icon hover effects

You can proficiently create icon hover effects after going through this prolific tutorial. The guide offers an absolute way to create subtle and classy effects by implementing animations and CSS animations and transitions on the icons and their pseudo elements.

2. Animating festive SVG icons via CSS

Animating festive SVG icons via CSS

Animating festive SVG icons via CSS

You can efficiently start implementing SVG on the icons. Since, SVGs are lightweight, flexible and not dependent on resolution, when SVG is used for icons, the icons switch to the vector format. With this, tutorial, you can learn an ideal way to create stylish effects by combining CSS with SVGs and including CSS3 animation.

3. Navicon Transformsicons

Navicon Transformicons

Navicon Transformicons

This is an exclusive tutorial that offers an insight into a brilliant method for animating icons using SCSS. You can take the complete compiled CSS code for the same from the source code available on Github. It embraces JavaScript that only includes toggling of class names; thus, making the method quite simple to learn.

4. Animate SVG Icons with CSS3 & JavaScript

Icon Fonts in Use with a Fancy Hover Effect

Icon Fonts in Use with a Fancy Hover Effect

If you are keen to learn an exquisite way that make your icons seamlessly transform into different designs while doodling with them, you can easily learn the fabulous approach to accomplish it with a flair. It uses basic SVG, and CSS tricks for creating astonishing effect.

5. How to make an SVG, HTML Burger Button

How to make a SVG HTML Burger Button

How to make a SVG HTML Burger Button

Although, hamburger buttons are ideal to represent hidden buttons, but this beautiful transition a hamburger button is a great replacement. It not only creates a fresh visual appeal, but also makes the usual feature more riveting and pleasing. The tutorial offers a great approach to accomplish this transition with ease.

6. Icons Filling Effect

The tutorial offers a pleasing and eye-catchy effect that can hold your visitors’ interest and encourage them to easily interact with your design. This icon filling effect can make a simple page appear dynamic.

Icons Filling Effect

Icons Filling Effect

7. Icon Fonts in Use with a Fancy Hover Effect

Icon Fonts in Use with a Fancy Hover Effect

Icon Fonts in Use with a Fancy Hover Effect

This brilliant guide will teach you how to play with icon fonts. It offers an invaluable method to make your icons appear impressive on retina displays.

8. Create An Animated Download Icon In CSS

Create A Animated Download Icon In CSS

Create A Animated Download Icon In CSS

Call to Action buttons are meant to catch viewers’ attention and encourage them to perform certain actions. This tutorial will help you learn an easy way to create an animating icon to represent a download action. It offers a smooth CSS animation for download icon.

9. Animated SVG Icons with Snap.svg

Line Menu Icon that Expands Into Actual Menu

Line Menu Icon that Expands Into Actual Menu

The Snap.svg is one of the blissful libraries that have made implementing SVGs on websites quite simple and easy. The tutorial provides a practical example to show how this library can be used for animating SVG icons.

10. Animated SVG Icons with Snap.svg

Animated SVG Icons with Snap.svg

Animated SVG Icons with Snap.svg

This animation will help you make an icon appear more crisp and precise; however, wen the icon will be clicked it expand a list of options on the screen. The tutorial teaches how to create a simplified icon that expands when clicked by deploying CSS transformations.

Let’s Wrap Up

Adding a tinge of style and interactivity by making your icons animate can facilitate you to offer a pleasing and delightful UX while making your icons more intuitive. For the folks who are interested in enriching their UI with beautiful and quality animation, they can refer to the tutorials included in this post. All the tutorials implement SVG, CSS3, and jQuery.

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In this mobile and web age, almost everyone is striving for an impressive and invaluable image in the digital world. Nowadays, the design and visual appeal of an app or website play a vital role in attracting viewers' interest. There are various aspects of a compelling design, it includes the...