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Pure CSS Breadcrumb Navigation Example

Here I am sharing a Breadcrumb Navigation example based on pure CSS. It is simple and beautiful 👸I hope, by looking at the code, you will be able to design your website breadcrumbs easily.🙂

CSS Breadcrumb Navigation Example

The following HTML code has the complete Schema.org markup as well.

HTML Code

<body>
	<h1>Breadcrumbs</h1>
	<p class="title-definiton">Showing the hierarchy of a website between the site's root and the user's current location.</p>
	<nav>
		<ol class="breadcrumb " itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/BreadcrumbList">

			<li itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/ListItem">
				<a itemprop="item" href="#">
					<span itemprop="name">Home</span>
				</a>
				<meta itemprop="position" content="1" />
			</li>

			<li itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/ListItem">
				<a itemprop="item" href="#">
					<span itemprop="name">Level 1</span>
				</a>
				<meta itemprop="position" content="2" />
			</li>

			<li itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/ListItem">
				<a itemprop="item" href="#">
					<span itemprop="name">Level 2</span>
				</a>
				<meta itemprop="position" content="3" />
			</li>

			<li itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/ListItem">
				<a itemprop="item" href="#">
					<span itemprop="name">Current Location</span>
				</a>
				<meta itemprop="position" content="4" />
			</li>

		</ol>
	</nav>
	<br> <br>
</body>

CSS Code

body {
  background: #c7ffd3;
  font-family: Roboto Mono;
  font-size: 18px;
  font-weight: 700;
  color: #666;
  width: 700px;
  margin: 0 auto;
}

.title-definiton {
  width: 500px;
  margin-bottom: 30px;
}

.breadcrumb {
  list-style-type: none;
  padding: 0;
}

li {
  display: inline-block;
  position: relative;
}
li:last-child a {
  cursor: default;
}
li:last-child::before, li:last-child::after {
  background: #ffffc0;
}
li:not(:last-child):hover::before, li:not(:last-child):hover::after {
  background: lightsalmon;
}
li::before, li::after {
  content: '';
  position: absolute;
  left: 0;
  height: 50%;
  width: 100%;
  background: white;
  border-left: 2px solid #666;
  border-right: 2px solid #666;
  z-index: -2;
}
li::before {
  top: -2px;
  transform: skew(30deg);
  border-top: 2px solid #666;
}
li::after {
  bottom: -2px;
  transform: skew(-30deg);
  border-bottom: 2px solid #666;
}

a {
  display: inline-block;
  position: relative;
  line-height: 2.5;
  padding: 0 20px;
  color: #666;
  text-decoration: none;
}

li:first-child {
  background-color: white;
  border-left: 2px solid #666;
  left: -5px;
  box-sizing: content-box;
}
li:first-child:hover {
  background-color: lightsalmon;
}
li:first-child::before, li:first-child::after {
  left: 5px;
}

.footer {
  margin: 100px 0;
}

.c-btn {
  text-decoration: none;
  padding: 0 18px;
  border: 2px solid #666;
  border-radius: 5px;
  color: #666;
  transition: all 0.3s ease-in-out;
}
.c-btn:hover {
  background-color: lightsalmon;
}

Output

CSS - Breadcrumb Navigation Example

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