Create Skeleton Loaders with HTML and CSS

How to Create Skeleton Loaders in CSS, display new and trending loaders in your web page.

🙋‍♂️ Shubham Verma    🗓 February 14, 2022

Create Skeleton Loaders with HTML and CSS

Create Skeleton Loaders with HTML and CSS

In now days, there are some trending loaders which is called skelton loaders are displaying on popular web pages like facebook, youtube, twitter etc. Displaying this skelton loaders can improve the load time scenarios and make UI more intuitive and also improve look and feel of your web pages. In this article we will learn about the skelton loaders and also implement some interesting skelton loaders.
In this article, we'll implement some basic skelton loaders first using onlt HTML and CSS.

Let's get started.

Create basic skelton loader

Let's create a very basic design and create it's skelton loader. You can see the below gif, let create this simple skelton loader using HTML and CSS only.

Create Skeleton Loaders with HTML and CSS

Let's have look on the animation

You can see, we have used css to make the skelton animation, it is very simple. here are the CSS that is responsible to make it successful skelton.

Let's create another skelton with more blocks

Now this time we'll implement some more blocks with its skelton loader as you can see in the below gif: Create Skeleton Loaders with HTML and CSS

Create Skeleton Loaders with HTML and CSS


Do we need to create a copy of structure?

Now, there would be a question in your mind that do we need to write the codes to create a copy of original structure for the skelton.
The answer is NO. instead we will dynamically create the block by using below codes.
We'll use the below codes in the final skelton loading.

The above code will create multiple skelton blocks and will display the skelton loader for all the blocks.

Create final skelton loader

We have created multiple loader, now its time to create a little complex and complete skelton loader for our original blocks.
This is our original blocks, we will create skelton loader for below blocks. Create Skeleton Loaders with HTML and CSS

Create Skeleton Loaders with HTML and CSS

Write the code to create best skelton loader


Output: Create Skeleton Loaders with HTML and CSS

Create Skeleton Loaders with HTML and CSS


In this article, we have learned about Skeleton Loaders also we have seen how we can create a simple Skeleton Loaders. Also we saw about the animation that is responsible to create skelton loaders, then we have created skelton loader for multiple blocks and finally we have created skelton loader with API call. Now we are able to create any skelton loader for any type of blocks using HTML and CSS.

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