23+ Best CSS Accordion Menus

As website designers, we have to think of design patterns. A good website must have jump links, navigation bar, menus, and accordions. So, today I this post, we will focus on Accordions. Accordion Menu is the most important solution that has the potential of keeping the user in place.

Accordions seem to be the best solution for shortening long content pages.

However, Accordions will be the best solution for the problem of displaying too much content in small screen space. Accordion menu is the menu that vertically stacked list of headers. An accordion menu can be clicked to hide or reveal content associated with it.

Accordions will help the user to decide what to read and what to ignore. Overall it has been allowing people to have control over the content by expanding or deferring it for later.

List of CSS Accordion Menus

Now let’s get started!!! Here you can see the list of CSS based Accordion Menu, which will help you!! Hope you like it so!

Hover Activated Accordion with Default State

Most of the people used to use this type of click-to-open accordion style. It is a free accordion and it is fully built with CSS. When you move the move point to the sections, it will display the hidden contents of that section.

The whole design looks pretty with full of colors. This hover accordion menu animate with a few delay.

[codepen_embed height=”265″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”gKmpz” default_tab=”css,result” user=”uniqname”]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/uniqname/pen/gKmpz/’>Hover activated accordian with default state</a> by Cory (<a href=’https://codepen.io/uniqname’>@uniqname</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]

The above CSS Accordion Menu designed by Cory

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Pure CSS Accordion Menu

[codepen_embed height=”265″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”koBEb” default_tab=”css,result” user=”myackley35″]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/myackley35/pen/koBEb/’>Pure CSS Accordion Menu</a> by Mark Yackley (<a href=’https://codepen.io/myackley35′>@myackley35</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]

The above CSS Accordion Menu designed by Mark Yackley

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Multi-Level Accordion

[codepen_embed height=”265″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”likvA” default_tab=”html,result” user=”rbobrowski”]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/rbobrowski/pen/likvA/’>Multi-level Accordion</a> by Ryan Bobrowski (<a href=’https://codepen.io/rbobrowski’>@rbobrowski</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]

The above CSS Accordion Menu designed by Ryan Bobrowski

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CSS3 Accordion Slider

This Accordion Slider is recommended or startups and local companies. And you can use it as a custom slideshow feature on the homepage. Add feature related pictures with some descriptive text into each accordion field.

[codepen_embed height=”265″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”nthue” default_tab=”css,result” user=”btayfun”]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/btayfun/pen/nthue/’>CSS3 Accordion Slider</a> by Tayfun B. (<a href=’https://codepen.io/btayfun’>@btayfun</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]

The above CSS Accordion Menu designed by Tayfun B

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Yellowish CSS Accordion Menu

[codepen_embed height=”265″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”LNjoNw” default_tab=”html,result” user=”gopskaur”]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/gopskaur/pen/LNjoNw/’>CSS Accordion Menu</a> by Gurpreet Kaur (<a href=’https://codepen.io/gopskaur’>@gopskaur</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]

The above CSS Accordion Menu designed by Gurpreet Kaur

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Acne Accordion

[codepen_embed height=”265″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”mVzwjr” default_tab=”html,result” user=”nadiak”]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/nadiak/pen/mVzwjr/’>Acne Accordion</a> by Nadia (<a href=’https://codepen.io/nadiak’>@nadiak</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]

The above CSS Accordion Menu designed by Nadia

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Radio & Checkboxes CSS Accordion Menus

[codepen_embed height=”265″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”jWPPpx” default_tab=”html,result” user=”gwendoux”]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/gwendoux/pen/jWPPpx/’>css accordion menus</a> by gwen (<a href=’https://codepen.io/gwendoux’>@gwendoux</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]

The above CSS Accordion Menu designed by Gwen

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jQuery + CSS Accordian Menu

If you click on one item, the previous one auto-close at the same time as the new one opens. While using Accordions on your website, it also increases user disorientation.

[codepen_embed height=”265″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”ZQzxPJ” default_tab=”html,result” user=”faridsilva”]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/faridsilva/pen/ZQzxPJ/’>jQuery + CSS Accordion menu</a> by farid silva (<a href=’https://codepen.io/faridsilva’>@faridsilva</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]

The above CSS Accordion Menu designed by Farid Silva

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Pure CSS Horizontal Accordion

[codepen_embed height=”265″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”DGrhf” default_tab=”css,result” user=”rrenula”]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/rrenula/pen/DGrhf/’>Pure CSS Horizontal Accordion</a> by Aysha Anggraini (<a href=’https://codepen.io/rrenula’>@rrenula</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]

The above CSS Accordion Menu designed by Aysha Anggraini

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Smooth Accordion Dropdown Menu

[codepen_embed height=”265″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”AydHJ” default_tab=”css,result” user=”fainder”]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/fainder/pen/AydHJ/’>Smooth Accordion Dropdown Menu</a> by fainder (<a href=’https://codepen.io/fainder’>@fainder</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]

The above CSS Accordion Menu designed by Fainder

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Accordion made with React

[codepen_embed height=”265″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”EKKeyX” default_tab=”js,result” user=”matthewvincent”]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/matthewvincent/pen/EKKeyX/’>Accordion – React</a> by Matthew Vincent (<a href=’https://codepen.io/matthewvincent’>@matthewvincent</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]

The above CSS Accordion Menu designed by Matthew Vincent

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Responsive Animated SCSS Accordion

It is more responsive accordion, which can be used for heading panel. The users have to click on the menu to open and close. If you open one menu and move to next, the old one remains in open stage. It is the simple accordion, where you can try it on your webpage.

[codepen_embed height=”265″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”KwzMGZ” default_tab=”html,result” user=”pirrera”]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/pirrera/pen/KwzMGZ/’>Responsive Animated SCSS Accordion</a> by MrPirrera (<a href=’https://codepen.io/pirrera’>@pirrera</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]

The above CSS Accordion Menu designed by MrPirrera

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Accordion with Unlimited Nesting

[codepen_embed height=”265″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”Kwbpyj” default_tab=”html,result” user=”brenden”]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/brenden/pen/Kwbpyj/’>A simple jQuery Accordion with unlimited nesting</a> by Brenden Palmer (<a href=’https://codepen.io/brenden’>@brenden</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]

The above CSS Accordion Menu designed by Brenden Palmer

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CSS3 Multiple Accordion Menu

[codepen_embed height=”265″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”Akwdo” default_tab=”css,result” user=”Frecosse”]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/Frecosse/pen/Akwdo/’>CSS3 Multiple Accordion Menu</a> by Graeme Attkins (<a href=’https://codepen.io/Frecosse’>@Frecosse</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]

The above CSS Accordion Menu designed by Graeme Attkins

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Pure CSS Acordion

[codepen_embed height=”265″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”PZzpVe” default_tab=”html,result” user=”raubaca”]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/raubaca/pen/PZzpVe/’>Pure CSS Accordion</a> by Rau (<a href=’https://codepen.io/raubaca’>@raubaca</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]

The above CSS Accordion Menu designed by Rau

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Flat Accordion

Are you in need of Accordion menu for defining many things? Then this flat accordion will be the suitable one for you. It is very simple and easy to use accordion compare to other.

[codepen_embed height=”265″ theme_id=”0″ slug_hash=”eZVzBL” default_tab=”css,result” user=”SoufianeAbid”]See the Pen <a href=’https://codepen.io/SoufianeAbid/pen/eZVzBL/’>flat accordion</a> by Soufiane Abid (<a href=’https://codepen.io/SoufianeAbid’>@SoufianeAbid</a>) on <a href=’https://codepen.io’>CodePen</a>.[/codepen_embed]

The above CSS Accordion Menu designed by Soufiane Abid

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