The Ten Best Star Wars CSS Snippets

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In honor of Rogue One‘s recent release, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite (and the very best) Star Wars related CSS code snippets around. These snippets are yours to use, customize, or add to any of your space-themed projects.

1. Pure CSS Star Wars Lightsaber Checkboxes

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This pure CSS snippet creates the lightsabers of everyone’s favorite Star Wars characters — Luke, Vader, Yoda, and Obi Wan. They’re created by adding a lot of different styling techniques to checkbox input fields, so that the lightsabers’ beam toggles when you click on the any of the handles.

2. Star Wars Opening Crawl from 1977

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This tutorial demonstrates how to make a completely accurate version of the opening scene text crawl from the original Star Wars films. Complete with audio!

3. Pure CSS Storm Trooper

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Create a realistic storm trooper helmet using only CSS with this CodePen tutorial.

4. AT-AT Walker

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This snippet creates a detailed, animated AT-AT that walks and shoots lasers.

5. BB-8

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This snippet creates a CSS version of everyone’s favorite new droid, BB-8. BB-8 responds to mouse movements and will actually move left to right depending on which way you point your mouse.

6. Pure CSS Princess Leia

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Create a CSS rendering of Princess Leia and her iconic space buns using this code snippet.

7. Star Wars Menu Icon

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This snippet is a really interesting take on the traditional “hamburger” menu icon — instead of three boring lines, the lines of the menu icon are actually lightsabers that light up when they’re hovered upon and animate when clicked.

8. Pure CSS R2-D2

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Create an incredibly accurate pure CSS R2-D2 using this code snippet.

9. 3D Death Star

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Use this code snippet to create a 3D Death Star that spins in space.

10. HTML5 Canvas X-Wing Animation

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The x-wing plane in this code snippet is speeding past mountains and canyons just like it might in the Star Wars films.

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