CSS Business Cards with Flip Effect

CSS Business Cards with Flip Effect
Project: CSS Flip Cards
Author: Pop Razvan
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License: MIT

This CSS code snippet helps you to create business cards or team page cards with a flip effect. The cards come with linear-gradient background color and a smooth transition flip effect. The given HTML code can be used to create a team page on a website. Each team member card has a front and back side, where the front side contains an image, name, and job title of the team members, and the back side contains the team member’s skills and social media icons. The business cards also include some svg icons for social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus, and GitHub that can be linked to the respective profiles of the team members.

Overall, this code provides a basic structure for creating a team page with a visually appealing layout and easy navigation to individual team member profiles. So, the following basic HTML structure for the cards containing business cards effects.

How to Create CSS Business Cards with Flip Effect

Create the HTML structure for cards as follows:

<div id='container'>
  <h1> Our Team </h1>
     <hr>
  <div class='card'>
    <div class='front'>
      <img src='http://cdn.vectroave.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Animal-Portraits-by-Yago-Partal-2.jpg' class='contact' />
      <span class='name'>Grey Wolf</span>
      <hr>
      <span class='job'> - front-end web developer - </span>
    </div>
    <div class='back'>
      <span>Skills:</span>
      <p>HTML, CSS, Javascript. UX/UI designer</p>
      <span>Social media </span>
      <div class='icons'>
        <svg class="icon" id="twitter-icon" viewBox="0 0 512 512"><path d="M419.6 168.6c-11.7 5.2-24.2 8.7-37.4 10.2 13.4-8.1 23.8-20.8 28.6-36 -12.6 7.5-26.5 12.9-41.3 15.8 -11.9-12.6-28.8-20.6-47.5-20.6 -42 0-72.9 39.2-63.4 79.9 -54.1-2.7-102.1-28.6-134.2-68 -17 29.2-8.8 67.5 20.1 86.9 -10.7-0.3-20.7-3.3-29.5-8.1 -0.7 30.2 20.9 58.4 52.2 64.6 -9.2 2.5-19.2 3.1-29.4 1.1 8.3 25.9 32.3 44.7 60.8 45.2 -27.4 21.4-61.8 31-96.4 27 28.8 18.5 63 29.2 99.8 29.2 120.8 0 189.1-102.1 185-193.6C399.9 193.1 410.9 181.7 419.6 168.6z"/></svg>
        <svg class="icon" id="facebook-icon" viewBox="0 0 512 512"><path d="M211.9 197.4h-36.7v59.9h36.7V433.1h70.5V256.5h49.2l5.2-59.1h-54.4c0 0 0-22.1 0-33.7 0-13.9 2.8-19.5 16.3-19.5 10.9 0 38.2 0 38.2 0V82.9c0 0-40.2 0-48.8 0 -52.5 0-76.1 23.1-76.1 67.3C211.9 188.8 211.9 197.4 211.9 197.4z"/></svg>
        <svg class="icon" id="googleplus-icon" viewBox="0 0 512 512"><path d="M179.7 237.6L179.7 284.2 256.7 284.2C253.6 304.2 233.4 342.9 179.7 342.9 133.4 342.9 95.6 304.4 95.6 257 95.6 209.6 133.4 171.1 179.7 171.1 206.1 171.1 223.7 182.4 233.8 192.1L270.6 156.6C247 134.4 216.4 121 179.7 121 104.7 121 44 181.8 44 257 44 332.2 104.7 393 179.7 393 258 393 310 337.8 310 260.1 310 251.2 309 244.4 307.9 237.6L179.7 237.6 179.7 237.6ZM468 236.7L429.3 236.7 429.3 198 390.7 198 390.7 236.7 352 236.7 352 275.3 390.7 275.3 390.7 314 429.3 314 429.3 275.3 468 275.3"/>
</svg>
        <svg class="icon" id="github-icon" viewBox="0 0 512 512"><path d="M256 70.7c-102.6 0-185.9 83.2-185.9 185.9 0 82.1 53.3 151.8 127.1 176.4 9.3 1.7 12.3-4 12.3-8.9V389.4c-51.7 11.3-62.5-21.9-62.5-21.9 -8.4-21.5-20.6-27.2-20.6-27.2 -16.9-11.5 1.3-11.3 1.3-11.3 18.7 1.3 28.5 19.2 28.5 19.2 16.6 28.4 43.5 20.2 54.1 15.4 1.7-12 6.5-20.2 11.8-24.9 -41.3-4.7-84.7-20.6-84.7-91.9 0-20.3 7.3-36.9 19.2-49.9 -1.9-4.7-8.3-23.6 1.8-49.2 0 0 15.6-5 51.1 19.1 14.8-4.1 30.7-6.2 46.5-6.3 15.8 0.1 31.7 2.1 46.6 6.3 35.5-24 51.1-19.1 51.1-19.1 10.1 25.6 3.8 44.5 1.8 49.2 11.9 13 19.1 29.6 19.1 49.9 0 71.4-43.5 87.1-84.9 91.7 6.7 5.8 12.8 17.1 12.8 34.4 0 24.9 0 44.9 0 51 0 4.9 3 10.7 12.4 8.9 73.8-24.6 127-94.3 127-176.4C441.9 153.9 358.6 70.7 256 70.7z"/></svg>
        <svg class="icon" id="linkedin-icon" viewBox="0 0 512 512"><path d="M186.4 142.4c0 19-15.3 34.5-34.2 34.5 -18.9 0-34.2-15.4-34.2-34.5 0-19 15.3-34.5 34.2-34.5C171.1 107.9 186.4 123.4 186.4 142.4zM181.4 201.3h-57.8V388.1h57.8V201.3zM273.8 201.3h-55.4V388.1h55.4c0 0 0-69.3 0-98 0-26.3 12.1-41.9 35.2-41.9 21.3 0 31.5 15 31.5 41.9 0 26.9 0 98 0 98h57.5c0 0 0-68.2 0-118.3 0-50-28.3-74.2-68-74.2 -39.6 0-56.3 30.9-56.3 30.9v-25.2H273.8z"/></svg>
      </div>
    </div>
  </div>
  <div class='card'>
    <div class='front'>
      <img src='https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/ba/45/26/ba4526d03ed12a940bec564cfd9de58f.jpg' class='contact' />
      <span class='name'>Peter Panda</span>
      <hr>
      <span class='job'> - back-end web developer - </span>
    </div>
    <div class='back'>
      <span>Skills:</span>
      <p>PHP, Ruby, Python, Django</p>
      <span>Social media </span>
      <div class='icons'>
        <svg class="icon" id="twitter-icon" viewBox="0 0 512 512"><path d="M419.6 168.6c-11.7 5.2-24.2 8.7-37.4 10.2 13.4-8.1 23.8-20.8 28.6-36 -12.6 7.5-26.5 12.9-41.3 15.8 -11.9-12.6-28.8-20.6-47.5-20.6 -42 0-72.9 39.2-63.4 79.9 -54.1-2.7-102.1-28.6-134.2-68 -17 29.2-8.8 67.5 20.1 86.9 -10.7-0.3-20.7-3.3-29.5-8.1 -0.7 30.2 20.9 58.4 52.2 64.6 -9.2 2.5-19.2 3.1-29.4 1.1 8.3 25.9 32.3 44.7 60.8 45.2 -27.4 21.4-61.8 31-96.4 27 28.8 18.5 63 29.2 99.8 29.2 120.8 0 189.1-102.1 185-193.6C399.9 193.1 410.9 181.7 419.6 168.6z"/></svg>
        <svg class="icon" id="facebook-icon" viewBox="0 0 512 512"><path d="M211.9 197.4h-36.7v59.9h36.7V433.1h70.5V256.5h49.2l5.2-59.1h-54.4c0 0 0-22.1 0-33.7 0-13.9 2.8-19.5 16.3-19.5 10.9 0 38.2 0 38.2 0V82.9c0 0-40.2 0-48.8 0 -52.5 0-76.1 23.1-76.1 67.3C211.9 188.8 211.9 197.4 211.9 197.4z"/></svg>
        <svg class="icon" id="googleplus-icon" viewBox="0 0 512 512"><path d="M179.7 237.6L179.7 284.2 256.7 284.2C253.6 304.2 233.4 342.9 179.7 342.9 133.4 342.9 95.6 304.4 95.6 257 95.6 209.6 133.4 171.1 179.7 171.1 206.1 171.1 223.7 182.4 233.8 192.1L270.6 156.6C247 134.4 216.4 121 179.7 121 104.7 121 44 181.8 44 257 44 332.2 104.7 393 179.7 393 258 393 310 337.8 310 260.1 310 251.2 309 244.4 307.9 237.6L179.7 237.6 179.7 237.6ZM468 236.7L429.3 236.7 429.3 198 390.7 198 390.7 236.7 352 236.7 352 275.3 390.7 275.3 390.7 314 429.3 314 429.3 275.3 468 275.3"/>
</svg>
        <svg class="icon" id="github-icon" viewBox="0 0 512 512"><path d="M256 70.7c-102.6 0-185.9 83.2-185.9 185.9 0 82.1 53.3 151.8 127.1 176.4 9.3 1.7 12.3-4 12.3-8.9V389.4c-51.7 11.3-62.5-21.9-62.5-21.9 -8.4-21.5-20.6-27.2-20.6-27.2 -16.9-11.5 1.3-11.3 1.3-11.3 18.7 1.3 28.5 19.2 28.5 19.2 16.6 28.4 43.5 20.2 54.1 15.4 1.7-12 6.5-20.2 11.8-24.9 -41.3-4.7-84.7-20.6-84.7-91.9 0-20.3 7.3-36.9 19.2-49.9 -1.9-4.7-8.3-23.6 1.8-49.2 0 0 15.6-5 51.1 19.1 14.8-4.1 30.7-6.2 46.5-6.3 15.8 0.1 31.7 2.1 46.6 6.3 35.5-24 51.1-19.1 51.1-19.1 10.1 25.6 3.8 44.5 1.8 49.2 11.9 13 19.1 29.6 19.1 49.9 0 71.4-43.5 87.1-84.9 91.7 6.7 5.8 12.8 17.1 12.8 34.4 0 24.9 0 44.9 0 51 0 4.9 3 10.7 12.4 8.9 73.8-24.6 127-94.3 127-176.4C441.9 153.9 358.6 70.7 256 70.7z"/></svg>
        <svg class="icon" id="linkedin-icon" viewBox="0 0 512 512"><path d="M186.4 142.4c0 19-15.3 34.5-34.2 34.5 -18.9 0-34.2-15.4-34.2-34.5 0-19 15.3-34.5 34.2-34.5C171.1 107.9 186.4 123.4 186.4 142.4zM181.4 201.3h-57.8V388.1h57.8V201.3zM273.8 201.3h-55.4V388.1h55.4c0 0 0-69.3 0-98 0-26.3 12.1-41.9 35.2-41.9 21.3 0 31.5 15 31.5 41.9 0 26.9 0 98 0 98h57.5c0 0 0-68.2 0-118.3 0-50-28.3-74.2-68-74.2 -39.6 0-56.3 30.9-56.3 30.9v-25.2H273.8z"/></svg>
      </div>
    </div>
  </div>
  <div class='card'>
    <div class='front'>
      <img src='http://www.worldwideinterweb.com/images/blogphotos/Funny/Animals%20In%20Human%20Clothes/animal%20portraits%20human%20clothes.png' class='contact' />
      <span class='name'>John Rodent</span>
      <hr>
      <span class='job'>- QA engineer -</span>
    </div>
    <div class='back'>
      <span>Skills:</span>
      <p> JIRA, FogBugz, Pivotal Tracker, Trac</p>
      <span>Social media </span>
      <div class='icons'>
        <svg class="icon" id="twitter-icon" viewBox="0 0 512 512"><path d="M419.6 168.6c-11.7 5.2-24.2 8.7-37.4 10.2 13.4-8.1 23.8-20.8 28.6-36 -12.6 7.5-26.5 12.9-41.3 15.8 -11.9-12.6-28.8-20.6-47.5-20.6 -42 0-72.9 39.2-63.4 79.9 -54.1-2.7-102.1-28.6-134.2-68 -17 29.2-8.8 67.5 20.1 86.9 -10.7-0.3-20.7-3.3-29.5-8.1 -0.7 30.2 20.9 58.4 52.2 64.6 -9.2 2.5-19.2 3.1-29.4 1.1 8.3 25.9 32.3 44.7 60.8 45.2 -27.4 21.4-61.8 31-96.4 27 28.8 18.5 63 29.2 99.8 29.2 120.8 0 189.1-102.1 185-193.6C399.9 193.1 410.9 181.7 419.6 168.6z"/></svg>
        <svg class="icon" id="facebook-icon" viewBox="0 0 512 512"><path d="M211.9 197.4h-36.7v59.9h36.7V433.1h70.5V256.5h49.2l5.2-59.1h-54.4c0 0 0-22.1 0-33.7 0-13.9 2.8-19.5 16.3-19.5 10.9 0 38.2 0 38.2 0V82.9c0 0-40.2 0-48.8 0 -52.5 0-76.1 23.1-76.1 67.3C211.9 188.8 211.9 197.4 211.9 197.4z"/></svg>
        <svg class="icon" id="googleplus-icon" viewBox="0 0 512 512"><path d="M179.7 237.6L179.7 284.2 256.7 284.2C253.6 304.2 233.4 342.9 179.7 342.9 133.4 342.9 95.6 304.4 95.6 257 95.6 209.6 133.4 171.1 179.7 171.1 206.1 171.1 223.7 182.4 233.8 192.1L270.6 156.6C247 134.4 216.4 121 179.7 121 104.7 121 44 181.8 44 257 44 332.2 104.7 393 179.7 393 258 393 310 337.8 310 260.1 310 251.2 309 244.4 307.9 237.6L179.7 237.6 179.7 237.6ZM468 236.7L429.3 236.7 429.3 198 390.7 198 390.7 236.7 352 236.7 352 275.3 390.7 275.3 390.7 314 429.3 314 429.3 275.3 468 275.3"/>
</svg>
        <svg class="icon" id="github-icon" viewBox="0 0 512 512"><path d="M256 70.7c-102.6 0-185.9 83.2-185.9 185.9 0 82.1 53.3 151.8 127.1 176.4 9.3 1.7 12.3-4 12.3-8.9V389.4c-51.7 11.3-62.5-21.9-62.5-21.9 -8.4-21.5-20.6-27.2-20.6-27.2 -16.9-11.5 1.3-11.3 1.3-11.3 18.7 1.3 28.5 19.2 28.5 19.2 16.6 28.4 43.5 20.2 54.1 15.4 1.7-12 6.5-20.2 11.8-24.9 -41.3-4.7-84.7-20.6-84.7-91.9 0-20.3 7.3-36.9 19.2-49.9 -1.9-4.7-8.3-23.6 1.8-49.2 0 0 15.6-5 51.1 19.1 14.8-4.1 30.7-6.2 46.5-6.3 15.8 0.1 31.7 2.1 46.6 6.3 35.5-24 51.1-19.1 51.1-19.1 10.1 25.6 3.8 44.5 1.8 49.2 11.9 13 19.1 29.6 19.1 49.9 0 71.4-43.5 87.1-84.9 91.7 6.7 5.8 12.8 17.1 12.8 34.4 0 24.9 0 44.9 0 51 0 4.9 3 10.7 12.4 8.9 73.8-24.6 127-94.3 127-176.4C441.9 153.9 358.6 70.7 256 70.7z"/></svg>
        <svg class="icon" id="linkedin-icon" viewBox="0 0 512 512"><path d="M186.4 142.4c0 19-15.3 34.5-34.2 34.5 -18.9 0-34.2-15.4-34.2-34.5 0-19 15.3-34.5 34.2-34.5C171.1 107.9 186.4 123.4 186.4 142.4zM181.4 201.3h-57.8V388.1h57.8V201.3zM273.8 201.3h-55.4V388.1h55.4c0 0 0-69.3 0-98 0-26.3 12.1-41.9 35.2-41.9 21.3 0 31.5 15 31.5 41.9 0 26.9 0 98 0 98h57.5c0 0 0-68.2 0-118.3 0-50-28.3-74.2-68-74.2 -39.6 0-56.3 30.9-56.3 30.9v-25.2H273.8z"/></svg>
      </div>
    </div>
  </div>
  <div class='card'>
    <div class='front'>
      <img src='https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/5b/f0/5b/5bf05ba3dcf234eb4bdd86495c790f74.jpg' class='contact' />
      <span class='name'>Julien King</span>
      <hr>
      <span class='job'>- iOS developer -</span>
    </div>
    <div class='back'>
      <span>Skills:</span>
      <p>GCD, Swift, Git</p>
      <span>Social media </span>
      <div class='icons'>
        <svg class="icon" id="twitter-icon" viewBox="0 0 512 512"><path d="M419.6 168.6c-11.7 5.2-24.2 8.7-37.4 10.2 13.4-8.1 23.8-20.8 28.6-36 -12.6 7.5-26.5 12.9-41.3 15.8 -11.9-12.6-28.8-20.6-47.5-20.6 -42 0-72.9 39.2-63.4 79.9 -54.1-2.7-102.1-28.6-134.2-68 -17 29.2-8.8 67.5 20.1 86.9 -10.7-0.3-20.7-3.3-29.5-8.1 -0.7 30.2 20.9 58.4 52.2 64.6 -9.2 2.5-19.2 3.1-29.4 1.1 8.3 25.9 32.3 44.7 60.8 45.2 -27.4 21.4-61.8 31-96.4 27 28.8 18.5 63 29.2 99.8 29.2 120.8 0 189.1-102.1 185-193.6C399.9 193.1 410.9 181.7 419.6 168.6z"/></svg>
        <svg class="icon" id="facebook-icon" viewBox="0 0 512 512"><path d="M211.9 197.4h-36.7v59.9h36.7V433.1h70.5V256.5h49.2l5.2-59.1h-54.4c0 0 0-22.1 0-33.7 0-13.9 2.8-19.5 16.3-19.5 10.9 0 38.2 0 38.2 0V82.9c0 0-40.2 0-48.8 0 -52.5 0-76.1 23.1-76.1 67.3C211.9 188.8 211.9 197.4 211.9 197.4z"/></svg>
        <svg class="icon" id="googleplus-icon" viewBox="0 0 512 512"><path d="M179.7 237.6L179.7 284.2 256.7 284.2C253.6 304.2 233.4 342.9 179.7 342.9 133.4 342.9 95.6 304.4 95.6 257 95.6 209.6 133.4 171.1 179.7 171.1 206.1 171.1 223.7 182.4 233.8 192.1L270.6 156.6C247 134.4 216.4 121 179.7 121 104.7 121 44 181.8 44 257 44 332.2 104.7 393 179.7 393 258 393 310 337.8 310 260.1 310 251.2 309 244.4 307.9 237.6L179.7 237.6 179.7 237.6ZM468 236.7L429.3 236.7 429.3 198 390.7 198 390.7 236.7 352 236.7 352 275.3 390.7 275.3 390.7 314 429.3 314 429.3 275.3 468 275.3"/>
</svg>
        <svg class="icon" id="github-icon" viewBox="0 0 512 512"><path d="M256 70.7c-102.6 0-185.9 83.2-185.9 185.9 0 82.1 53.3 151.8 127.1 176.4 9.3 1.7 12.3-4 12.3-8.9V389.4c-51.7 11.3-62.5-21.9-62.5-21.9 -8.4-21.5-20.6-27.2-20.6-27.2 -16.9-11.5 1.3-11.3 1.3-11.3 18.7 1.3 28.5 19.2 28.5 19.2 16.6 28.4 43.5 20.2 54.1 15.4 1.7-12 6.5-20.2 11.8-24.9 -41.3-4.7-84.7-20.6-84.7-91.9 0-20.3 7.3-36.9 19.2-49.9 -1.9-4.7-8.3-23.6 1.8-49.2 0 0 15.6-5 51.1 19.1 14.8-4.1 30.7-6.2 46.5-6.3 15.8 0.1 31.7 2.1 46.6 6.3 35.5-24 51.1-19.1 51.1-19.1 10.1 25.6 3.8 44.5 1.8 49.2 11.9 13 19.1 29.6 19.1 49.9 0 71.4-43.5 87.1-84.9 91.7 6.7 5.8 12.8 17.1 12.8 34.4 0 24.9 0 44.9 0 51 0 4.9 3 10.7 12.4 8.9 73.8-24.6 127-94.3 127-176.4C441.9 153.9 358.6 70.7 256 70.7z"/></svg>
        <svg class="icon" id="linkedin-icon" viewBox="0 0 512 512"><path d="M186.4 142.4c0 19-15.3 34.5-34.2 34.5 -18.9 0-34.2-15.4-34.2-34.5 0-19 15.3-34.5 34.2-34.5C171.1 107.9 186.4 123.4 186.4 142.4zM181.4 201.3h-57.8V388.1h57.8V201.3zM273.8 201.3h-55.4V388.1h55.4c0 0 0-69.3 0-98 0-26.3 12.1-41.9 35.2-41.9 21.3 0 31.5 15 31.5 41.9 0 26.9 0 98 0 98h57.5c0 0 0-68.2 0-118.3 0-50-28.3-74.2-68-74.2 -39.6 0-56.3 30.9-56.3 30.9v-25.2H273.8z"/></svg>
      </div>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>

Style the cards using the following CSS styles:

@import url("https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Muli");
* {
  box-sizing: border-box;
  font-family: "Muli", sans-serif;
}

body {
  background: url("http://www.platehelp.nl/media/W1siZiIsIjIwMTUvMTAvMjcvMTBfNTZfMjBfNTU3X0lNR18xOTAxXzEuanBnIl1d/IMG_1901-1.jpg");
  background-size: cover;
}

#container {
  width: auto;
  height: auto;
  margin-top: 120px;
  -webkit-perspective: 800px;
  perspective: 800px;
  text-align: center;
}

#container h1 {
  color: #ECF6CE;
  margin-bottom: 30px;
}

#container > hr {
  border: none;
  border: 1px solid #fff;
  width: 80%;
}

.card {
  margin: 10px;
  display: inline-block;
  position: relative;
  width: 220px;
  height: 260px;
  opacity: 0.85;
}

.front,
.back {
  width: 100%;
  height: 100%;
  position: absolute;
  -webkit-backface-visibility: hidden;
  backface-visibility: hidden;
  -webkit-transition: -webkit-transform 300ms;
  transition: -webkit-transform 300ms;
  transition: transform 300ms;
  transition: transform 300ms, -webkit-transform 300ms;
  -webkit-transition-timing-function: linear;
  transition-timing-function: linear;
  border-radius: 5px;
}

.front {
  transform: rotateY(0deg);
  background: -webkit-linear-gradient(top left, #84DD63, #009970);
  background: linear-gradient(to bottom right, #84DD63, #009970);
  text-align: center;
  padding: 30px;
}

.back {
  background: -webkit-linear-gradient(top left, #009970, #84DD63);
  background: linear-gradient(to bottom right, #009970, #84DD63);
  -webkit-transform: rotateY(180deg);
  transform: rotateY(180deg);
  padding: 40px 15px;
  color: #fff;
}
.cd__main{
display: block !important;
}
.card:hover .front {
  -webkit-transform: rotateY(-180deg);
  transform: rotateY(-180deg);
}

.card:hover .back {
  -webkit-transform: rotateY(0deg);
  transform: rotateY(0deg);
}

.front .contact {
  height: 120px;
  width: 120px;
  border: 5px solid #B2DBBF;
  border-radius: 50%;
  display: inline-block;
  margin-bottom: 10px;
}

.front .name {
  display: inline-block;
  font-size: 18px;
  color: #fff;
}

.front .job {
  color: #fff;
}

.front hr {
  border: none;
  color: #B2DBBF;
  border: 1px solid;
}

.back .icon {
  fill: currentColor;
  color: inherit;
  height: 33px;
  width: 33px;
  margin-top: 15px;
  color: white;
}

.back .icon:hover {
  cursor: pointer;
  color: #648767;
}

That’s all! hopefully, you have successfully created a business card with the flip effect. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to comment below.

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