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Pure CSS hamburger fold-out menu

Pure CSS Hamburger fold-out menu

how to create a Pure CSS Hamburger fold-out menu

Before We Start

Every developers need, clean and modern elements to develop their websites, It contain pictures and a user interface element within a website. The most important one and the first section that the user sees when he/she enters a website. how to create a Pure CSS Hamburger fold-out menu

So if you are a person who wishes to develop a website, you have to know how to create that properly.

how to create a Pure CSS Hamburger fold-out menu

We are here to solve your problem. In this article we discuss how to create this elements. Before we start please read the below articles which easier you to understand the process, if you are new to development.

Step 1 – Add HTML

It’s too easy and simple. Just copy and paste below code in your HTML editor between <body> </body> tag.

<html>
<!--    Made by Erik Terwan    -->
<!--   24th of November 2015   -->
<!--        MIT License        -->
<nav role="navigation">
  <div id="menuToggle">
    <!--
    A fake / hidden checkbox is used as click reciever,
    so you can use the :checked selector on it.
    -->
    <input type="checkbox" />
    
    <!--
    Some spans to act as a hamburger.
    
    They are acting like a real hamburger,
    not that McDonalds stuff.
    -->
    <span></span>
    <span></span>
    <span></span>
    
    <!--
    Too bad the menu has to be inside of the button
    but hey, it's pure CSS magic.
    -->
    <ul id="menu">
      <a href="#"><li>Home</li></a>
      <a href="#"><li>About</li></a>
      <a href="#"><li>Info</li></a>
      <a href="#"><li>Contact</li></a>
    </ul>
  </div>
</nav>
</html>

Step 2 – Add CSS

Copy and paste below code in your HTML editor between <style></style> tag.

<style>
/*
 * Made by Erik Terwan
 * 24th of November 2015
 * MIT License
 *
 *
 * If you are thinking of using this in
 * production code, beware of the browser
 * prefixes.
 */

body {
  margin: 0;
  padding: 0;

  /* make it look decent enough */
  background: #179ca6;
  color: #cdcdcd;
  font-family: "Avenir Next", "Avenir", sans-serif;
}

#menuToggle {
  display: block;
  position: relative;
  top: 50px;
  left: 50px;

  z-index: 1;

  -webkit-user-select: none;
  user-select: none;
}

#menuToggle a {
  text-decoration: none;
  color: #232323;

  transition: color 0.3s ease;
}

#menuToggle a:hover {
  color: tomato;
}

#menuToggle input {
  display: block;
  width: 40px;
  height: 32px;
  position: absolute;
  top: -7px;
  left: -5px;

  cursor: pointer;

  opacity: 0; /* hide this */
  z-index: 2; /* and place it over the hamburger */

  -webkit-touch-callout: none;
}

/*
 * Just a quick hamburger
 */
#menuToggle span {
  display: block;
  width: 33px;
  height: 4px;
  margin-bottom: 5px;
  position: relative;

  background: #cdcdcd;
  border-radius: 3px;

  z-index: 1;

  transform-origin: 4px 0px;

  transition: transform 0.5s cubic-bezier(0.77, 0.2, 0.05, 1),
    background 0.5s cubic-bezier(0.77, 0.2, 0.05, 1), opacity 0.55s ease;
}

#menuToggle span:first-child {
  transform-origin: 0% 0%;
}

#menuToggle span:nth-last-child(2) {
  transform-origin: 0% 100%;
}

/* 
 * Transform all the slices of hamburger
 * into a crossmark.
 */
#menuToggle input:checked ~ span {
  opacity: 1;
  transform: rotate(45deg) translate(-2px, -1px);
  background: #232323;
}

/*
 * But let's hide the middle one.
 */
#menuToggle input:checked ~ span:nth-last-child(3) {
  opacity: 0;
  transform: rotate(0deg) scale(0.2, 0.2);
}

/*
 * Ohyeah and the last one should go the other direction
 */
#menuToggle input:checked ~ span:nth-last-child(2) {
  transform: rotate(-45deg) translate(0, -1px);
}

/*
 * Make this absolute positioned
 * at the top left of the screen
 */
#menu {
  position: absolute;
  width: 300px;
  margin: -100px 0 0 -50px;
  padding: 50px;
  padding-top: 125px;

  background: #ededed;
  list-style-type: none;
  -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased;
  /* to stop flickering of text in safari */

  transform-origin: 0% 0%;
  transform: translate(-100%, 0);

  transition: transform 0.5s cubic-bezier(0.77, 0.2, 0.05, 1);
}

#menu li {
  padding: 10px 0;
  font-size: 22px;
}

/*
 * And let's slide it in from the left
 */
#menuToggle input:checked ~ ul {
  transform: none;
}
</style>

At the end we will have something like this. You can change fonts, colors, backgrounds and all things that you want.Enjoy it.

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