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How TO - Animated Search Form


Learn how to create an animated search form with CSS.


How To Create an Animated Search Form

Click on the input field:


Step 1) Add HTML:

Example

<input type="text" name="search" placeholder="Search..">
Step 2) Add CSS:

Example

.input[type=text] {
    width: 130px;
    -webkit-transition: width 0.4s ease-in-out;
    transition: width 0.4s ease-in-out;
}

/* When the input field gets focus, change its width to 100% */
input[type=text]:focus {
    width: 100%;
}
Try it Yourself »

Go to our CSS Forms Tutorial to learn more about how to style HTML Forms.