Quickly create nice CSS gradients with the CSS Gradient Creator


This CSS Gradient Generator by Josh W Comeau is a very good, simple Web App that helps you to create “Beautiful, lush gradients”.

A screenshot of the Gradient Editor with a simple linear gradient.

I personally struggle mapping the syntax to a visual so this tool has been a great help for me. It focuses on creating linear gradients and it allows you to configure them using a number of different color modes (like HCL) even though they aren’t directly supported on the linear-gradient CSS function. Josh’s supporting blog post goes into more detail about how the color interpolation is calculated and applied to something the browser can render—it’s a fascinating read into some of the theory behind how it works.

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Browser support: chrome 26, Supported 26 firefox 16, Supported 16 edge 12, Supported 12 safari 7, Supported 7 Source

Hero image by Luke Chesser on Unsplash

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