A website’s layout is essential in helping users to easily navigate through it. But paying attention to your website’s elements are also important, especially buttons. Bootstrap buttons are the only way your site and users can interact with each other. Buttons can have different roles, such as submitting, receiving, sending and notifying. It is the doorway to another page, transaction or message. So making your website’s buttons attractive and appealing will add more attention to the whole page, here are 20 of the best Bootstrap buttons that you can use for your website.
This button layout uses a basic color scheme that usually stands out more with a dark background or colors complementing it. This button also exhibits a flat design given that the button does not have any form of shadows nor does it show the three dimensional perspective. This type of flat design is easier for users to realize and take notice of the button quickly. It also has an interactive animation when your cursor hovers over it. Make use of small icons that goes well with your button and put in the right animations for it. Other than the quick animation it has, these type of buttons load quickly due to its simplicity and it does not contain any complicated or overly-technical elements.
Flat UI Buttons 2
Implementing flat design will help your visitors to navigate through your site more quickly. This button layout utilizes the flat design and adds a little bit of elements, such as depth, shadows and outlines, gave the bootstrap buttons a more eye-catching appearance.When using these types of elements, it is important that it stays consistent with the site. Give it some contrast and highlights. If your site is fully designed with a lot of visual content present, make use of simple buttons such as this one, so it gets highlighted and your visitors can spot in at first glance.This layout is very fun to customize so it suites your site’s theme and it is also easy to use. It does not include any form of transitions and animations, just to keep it straightforward.
When a user takes a looks at your site’s layout, they should be able to identify which elements are clickable and which ones are not. The longer it is for your user to navigate and comprehend your site’s elements, the quicker their interests fade in proceeding to use your site’s interface. Well, you can prevent this by taking this button layout as an example. At first hand, you can clearly tell that this is an element which is clickable and the user can interact with it.The button is comprised of a bright color scheme and a high contrast text, enough to catch the attention of those who have a hard time navigating. Add a script font and viola~ you have a pleasingly attractive button to add to your web page!
CSS Animated Buttons with Icons
Tired of the flat designs layout? Spice things up by having icons represent your bootstrap buttons! This button layout uses elements, such as depth to give the button a much livelier look. It also has a quick animation of the asymmetrical division to slide towards its given direction, just to make the button a little bit interactive. In this design, as the mouse hovers over the button, the design will slightly slide towards the icon. Use a gradient background with a little contrast to make the site look creative and vivid, this in return, will make your button more beautiful and fashionable to the overall theme. Give your visitors something satisfying to click at and incorporate a monochromatic theme, to truly make your button pop.
When users click on a button, there is that sense of satisfaction and content that just entices them on clicking on it. A bouncy and bright looking button is enough to catch your visitor’s attention. This can also help to reduce the frustration of users when navigating through your site, saving them precious time in finding where the button is. 3D buttons are prefect to give emphasis that it is “popped” out, or bulging from the interface. Put some bright and attractive colors on it and use a bold font, then you will have a button that will be satisfying to just spam click.
Buttons Hover Effect
Improve your interface button designs by using some animations, so it does not look boring to stare at.Isn’t it obvious that once your mouse cursor hovers over an element and it suddenly moves, you know that it is an interactive element? Hover effects are the most common and easy way to entice your users into clicking especially for marketing sites. The hover effect is just inviting and it only has this simple yet effective animation. It is not too complicated and not to overdone to look at.
Wiggly Jelly CSS3
What about a more playful and active button animation that will surely give the users a smile? This button design utilizes the flat UI bootstrap buttons, but once that mouse hovers over it wiggles. It is so satisfying to look at and to click on. It appears as if it is like an actual jelly button. The animation gave it its personality and the soothing pastel colors provided the calm and soothing feel, the perfect combination to invite visitors to click on it. This button design is great for websites for kids or sites that are showcasing games.
If the previous button was TOO soft to click at, how about using something more solid and yet at the same time pleasing too look at that you can use for your site? This button design utilizes the elements of Bevel and Emboss to give it its gloss to create an illusion of a glass look and shine. Making the buttons look classy and formal, combined with a glass-like menu. This button design is great if you want to escape the common trends of the flat design. The button also has a neat animation when your mouse cursor hovers over it. The glass panel shines to one side, giving the reflection effect. It also transitions to different colors, so it is not too dull to look at. This is perfect for websites that wants a clear and metallic theme.
Star Trek LCARS-Style Ghost
These set of bootstrap buttons offers three kinds of hover animations. The bubble up, creates a circular fill of color in an upwards direction, same goes with the bubble down animation, but it goes downwards. The slide left and right, fills the button by a sliding motion coming from the left and right. It can also be a filled button and the animation will remove the fill, pretty cool. It is more designed for a tech themed website, given its simple and futuristic appearance. The font and button designs were based on the buttons seen in the Star Trek franchise, added with transition effects. This will truly add some eye-catching elements for your visitors.
Input Button Interactive Design
How about something totally out of the ordinary?This button is designed in a way users will a great time using it. The button acts as an element that users will have to interact with (by sliding it) and it transforms into a paper airplane, telling the user that its email has been sent.Designs like this are very interesting and attractive, that will make your buttons just fun to play around with. When you are thinking of an excellent button design, adding smart interactions and dynamic effects are the best way to make your button irresistible and fascinating. The more your bootstrap buttons attract your visitors’ attention, the higher the chance for your site to increase its conversation.
Idle Animation: Bouncy-Bouncy
This button design just sparks with energy that you can use to make your site livelier. The menu animation of if it appears to be jumping in a wave when it is idle. It also implemented the design of the Ghost Button layout, so the background image can be seen. It is an obvious giveaway for your site’s users that they just have to try and interact with it. The button animation really plays around with one’s curiosity seeing a moving element.
This button design is just plain out cool and fun. It is best for sites with a theme related to water or aquatic topics. As you hover your mouse cursor over, the water fill (complete with a floating bubbles animation) shifts at an angle to where your cursor is. It is like an empty cell filled with water! This will really put the finishing touches for your site by having this visually interactive element in it.
Button Border Animation
So as discussed earlier that your users have to distinguish which elements are clickable for them. Well, most webmasters design their buttons by just adding a button border as a key giveaway for their users. When users see a dimension of an object, they will perceive it as something that they can interact with. This button design takes the border to the next level. When you hover over it, it plays a quick animation of the design shifting places, creating a motion making it alive and not boring to interact with.
If you are not a fan of the complicated animations, why not just add a simple one, like stretching the font when you hover over it? This button is designed to be simple and clean to look at. It gives that premium look, to match your business site’s theme. Its simplicity gave the personality of the button of being straightforward and it adds to that minimalist vibe. Play around and customize this button to your preference and add an appropriate label, so your users can enjoy playing that soothing animation over and over again.
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This is another button border variation that is more into the tech theme. When you hover your mouse over the button, a small beam of light will travel around the border and when you pull your cursor out of the button area, the light goes back. This aesthetic gives the button that futuristic impression and surely there are some tech websites out there that needs this button into their layout.
Animated Add Remove HTML
What if you want to organize your user interface with just one button? Well this layout will surely be nifty to use. This button is designed to keep a hidden text that will only reveal itself once the mouse cursor had hovered over it. Well, it is kind of hard to tell the function of the button since you are only using an icon to represent it. Make sure that, when you go along with this design, you label each button that clearly explains what it does, so users won’t be confused and they are sure they understand what happens when they click that button.
CSS with Bubbles
Here is a button with a cool animation. Almost similar to the previous Flush Button, this one is completely filled and has a quick bubbles animation. When hovered over by the cursor, the bubbles start to rise and change the color of the button. It transitions from a bright green to a deep blue. This transition will improve the button’s discoverability that will suit your site’s layout making navigation quicker! It is best for websites with a underwater theme or just simple layouts, this button will surely be a strong sign of a clean visual design.
Animated Material Design
Do you want a button that houses a small menu? Then this button design is surely for you. This design makes use of a floating button that appears to be popping out, enough to grab your user’s attention. Another cool feature is that, when the cursor hovers over it, it extends a number of functions of the webpage/mobile app. This type of navigation is well organized and saves up time for your users. It also allows your users to easily choose from a set of options that you want them to choose from. Just don’t go overboard by adding too many additional buttons to this hidden menu. Once you had provided too many options for your user to choose from, they will just sit there and end up doing nothing instead. Just focus more on the important details and the necessary bootstrap buttons so you won’t confuse your visitors.
Hover Me Pill
Here is another multi-functional button that will help your users in navigating through your site.This floating interface has a very cool animation of having hidden bootstrap buttons behind the text. You can customize in a special way to expand the menu and provide more options or functions, based on your user’s interactions with the site. The layout and design is interesting, attractive and the animations are so impressive that your users will surely have a great experience using it.The design utilizes a unique hover effect of flipping the text over to show the buttons.Interactive designs like this are eye-catching and interesting enough to keep your users entertained with it. Don’t just settle with those flat user interfaces and level up with animated button layouts.
Fancy Hover Animation #2 (Follow Me)
Lastly, almost similar to the previous one, this button layout is more artistically appealing due to the calm colors used. Instead of flipping the outer text to show the hidden menu, this one just casually slides at one side. At first, it appears to be just a regular flat UI button, but once that mouse cursor hovers over it, it reveals the menu buttons behind it. It is simple, straightforward and unique at the same time.These buttons can be designed with different sets of combination from icons to colors, and even using a background photo. Also, the simplified design style is very effective in reducing any forms of interference and unnecessary distractions. This layout will surely give that WOW factor to your site.
Always remember, when choosing the button that you want to use for your site, consider in the factors of whether it blends with the site itself or not. These small interface elements what makes up your entire web page and they are there to keep it functional and user friendly. When users click on a button, they will expect that the user interface will respond with an appropriate feedback. So provide those aesthetic feedbacks either by implementing animations or creating floating interfaces.Button colors also matters, as it makes your bootstrap buttons more noticeable. Choose a color that trademarks your business website and that is also compelling for your visitors. Don’t just rely on plain text, be creative. Visual content outperforms all of those plain elements in every platform. It is up to you on how you can represent your web page’s theme.