CSS Transitions

This is an experimental technology
Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for the proper prefixes to use in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the spec changes.

CSS Transitions is a module of CSS that defines how to create smooth transitions between values of given CSS properties. It allows to create them but also to define their evolution, using timing functions.




Using CSS transitions
Step-by-step tutorial about how to create smooth transitions using CSS. This article describes each relevant CSS property and explains how they interact.


Specification Status Comment
CSS Transitions Working Draft Initial definition

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 1.0 -webkit
4.0 (2.0) -moz
16.0 (16.0)
10.0 11.6 -o
12.10 #
3.0 -webkit
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 2.1 -webkit 4.0 (2.0) -moz
16.0 (16.0)
? 10.0 -o
12.10 #
3.2 -webkit

See also

  • Related to CSS Transitions, CSS Animations can trigger animations independently of value changes.

Document Tags and Contributors

 Contributors to this page: Sebastianz, teoli
 Last updated by: Sebastianz,