CSS3 - Gradients


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What is Gradients?

Gradients displays the combination of two or more colors as shown below −

Types of gradients

  • Linear Gradients(down/up/left/right/diagonally)
  • Radial Gradients

Linear gradients

Linear gradients are used to arrange two or more colors in linear formats like top to bottom

Top to bottom

<html>
   <head>
      <style>
         #grad1 {
            height: 100px;
            background: -webkit-linear-gradient(pink,green);
            background: -o-linear-gradient(pink,green);
            background: -moz-linear-gradient(pink,green); 
            background: linear-gradient(pink,green); 
         }
      </style>
   </head>
   <body>
      <div id="grad1"></div>
   </body>
</html> 

It will produce the following result −

Left to right

<html>
   <head>
      <style>
         #grad1 {
            height: 100px;
            background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left, red , blue);
            background: -o-linear-gradient(right, red, blue); 
            background: -moz-linear-gradient(right, red, blue);
            background: linear-gradient(to right, red , blue);
         }
      </style>
   </head>
   <body>
      <div id="grad1"></div>
   </body>
</html> 

It will produce the following result −

Diagonal

Diagonal starts at top left and right button

<html>
   <head>
      <style>
         #grad1 {
            height: 100px;
            background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left top, red , blue); 
            background: -o-linear-gradient(bottom right, red, blue); 
            background: -moz-linear-gradient(bottom right, red, blue);
            background: linear-gradient(to bottom right, red , blue); 
         }
      </style>
   </head>
   <body>
      <div id="grad1"></div>
   </body>
</html> 

It will produce the following result −

Multi color

<html>
   <head>
      <style>
         #grad2 {
            height: 100px;
            background: -webkit-linear-gradient(red, orange, yellow, red, blue, green,pink); 
            background: -o-linear-gradient(red, orange, yellow, red, blue, green,pink); 
            background: -moz-linear-gradient(red, orange, yellow, red, blue, green,pink); 
            background: linear-gradient(red, orange, yellow, red, blue, green,pink); 
         }
      </style>
   </head>
   <body>
      <div id="grad2"></div>
   </body>
</html> 

It will produce the following result −

CSS3 Radial Gradients

Radial gradients appears at center

<html>
   <head>
      <style>
         #grad1 {
            height: 100px;
            width: 550px;
            background: -webkit-radial-gradient(red 5%, green 15%, pink 60%); 
            background: -o-radial-gradient(red 5%, green 15%, pink 60%); 
            background: -moz-radial-gradient(red 5%, green 15%, pink 60%); 
            background: radial-gradient(red 5%, green 15%, pink 60%); 
         }
      </style>
   </head>
   <body>
      <div id="grad1"></div>
   </body>
</html> 

It will produce the following result −

CSS3 Repeat Radial Gradients

<html>
   <head>
      <style>
         #grad1 {
            height: 100px;
            width: 550px;
            background: -webkit-repeating-radial-gradient(blue, yellow 10%, green 15%); 
            background: -o-repeating-radial-gradient(blue, yellow 10%, green 15%);
            background: -moz-repeating-radial-gradient(blue, yellow 10%, green 15%);
            background: repeating-radial-gradient(blue, yellow 10%, green 15%); 
         }
      </style>
   </head>
   <body>
      <div id="grad1"></div>
   </body>
</html> 

It will produce the following result −



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