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How to create an animated calendar with HTML and CSS

Behzad Ahmad

Overview

We’ll create our animated calendar in four steps:

  1. Add HTML
  2. Add CSS
  3. Add JavaScript
  4. Combine HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Add HTML

First, we have to write the HTML to create the calendar.

HTML for the calendar

Code explanation

  • Line 5: We create a div for the calendar so that the calendar can be inside that div.

  • Lines 6 and 7: We create a div in which the month and the year of the calendar can be shown.

  • Line 18: We create a div in which we can see the dates.

  • Lines 19 and 27: We create a div and write the names of the days in it.

  • Line 28: We create a div so that it can display the complete number of days.

  • Line 31: We show the list of the months.

  • Line 33: We call the JavaScript.

Add CSS

CSS for the calendar

Code explanation

  • Lines 1 to 24: We set the colors and the font size for the calendar.

  • Lines 26 and 39: We set the properties for the div of the calendar.

  • Lines 40 to 173: We set the properties of the calendar. For example, the format of the dates and also the styling and animation of the dates.

  • Lines 175 to 183: We set the styling for the months.

  • Lines 185 to 202: We set the properties to display years in the calendar.

  • Lines 204 to 218: We set the footer properties and the scroll bar properties.

  • Lines 220 to 259: We set the properties for the format of the list of the months.

Add JavaScript

JavaScript for the calendar

Code explanation

  • Line 3: We write the names of the months.

  • Lines 5 to 11: We check for the leap year and set the days of February accordingly.

  • Line 13: We generate the calendar.

  • Lines 15 to 20: We set the days of the months.

  • Lines 22 to 49: We get the first day of the month to set the calendar.

  • Lines 51 to 68: We get the months list and select the month from it.

  • Lines 70 to 85: We set the date and the month.

Combine HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Animated calendar

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