Create “Loading” Animations Using Only CSS3

If you have spent any significant time on the web, you will almost certainly have seen small animations that indicate a page, image or other web element is loading or being processed. You can easily come across these in many situations such as PayPal transactions, Facebook navigations, logins, form submissions and many more web contexts.

These animations not only look good but also give a feeling of complex processing at the backend. More than anything, these animations tell the user that the “wheels are in motion”, that their request is being processed. Without them, users are often left in the dark wondering whether anything is really happening… read on