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Circular navigation

Written byPhuoc Nguyen
30 Nov, 2019


<div class="circular-navigation">
<!-- The trigger element that will show all circles when user clicks it -->

<!-- A circle menu item -->
<div class="circular-navigation__circle">
<!-- The content -->
<div class="circular-navigation__content">...</div>

<!-- Repeat menu items -->


.circular-navigation {
position: relative;

.circular-navigation__circle {
/* Position */
position: absolute;
top: 0;

3rem is the distance from the item to the trigger element.
Replace 0deg with 60deg, 180deg, 240deg, 300deg for another item
in case you want to have a total of 6 menu items.
The formulation is 360 / numberOfItems * indexOfItem
transform: rotate(0deg) translateX(-3rem);

/* Must have the same size as the trigger element */
height: 2rem;
width: 2rem;

.circular-navigation__content {
Rotate it to make it displayed vertically
Replace -0deg with -60deg, -180deg, -240deg, -300deg for another item
in case you want to have a total of 6 menu items.
The formulation is -(360 / numberOfItems * indexOfItem)
transform: rotate(-0deg);

/* Center the content */
align-items: center;
display: flex;
justify-content: center;

/* Take full size */
height: 100%;
width: 100%;

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