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CSS3 animation-name Property

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Description

The animation-name CSS property specifies the name of @keyframes defined animations that should be applied to the selected element.

The following table summarizes the usages context and the version history of this property.

Default value: none
Applies to: All elements, ::before and ::after pseudo-elements
Inherited: No
Animatable: No. See animatable properties.
Version: New in CSS3

Syntax

The syntax of the property is given with:

animation-name keyframe-name | none | initial | inherit

The example below shows the animation-name property in action.

  • .box {
  •     width: 50px;
  •     height: 50px;
  •     background: red;
  •     position: relative;
  •     /* Chrome, Safari, Opera */
  •     -webkit-animation-name: moveit;
  •     -webkit-animation-duration: 2s;
  •     /* Standard syntax */
  •     animation-name: moveit;
  •     animation-duration: 2s;
  • }
  •  
  • /* Chrome, Safari, Opera */
  • @-webkit-keyframes moveit {
  •     from {left: 0;}
  •     to {left: 50%;}
  • }
  •  
  • /* Standard syntax */
  • @keyframes moveit {
  •     from {left: 0;}
  •     to {left: 50%;}
  • }

Property Values

The following table describes the values of this property.

Value Description
keyframe-name Specifies the name of the keyframe you want to bind to the selector.
none Specifies that there will be no animation. This can be used to override or deactivate any animations coming from the cascade.
initial Sets this property to its default value.
inherit If specified, the associated element takes the computed value of its parent element animation-name property.

Browser Compatibility

The animation-name property is supported in all major modern browsers.

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Basic Support—

  • Firefox 5+ -moz-, 15+
  • Google Chrome 4+ -webkit-
  • Internet Explorer 10+
  • Apple Safari 4+ -webkit-
  • Opera 12+ -o-, 15+ -webkit-

Further Reading

See tutorial on: CSS3 Animations.

Related properties and at-rules: animation, animation-duration, animation-timing-function, animation-delay, animation-iteration-count, animation-direction, animation-fill-mode, animation-play-state, @keyframes.

 
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