How to create a Facebook Post Box in HTML CSS & JavaScript

Hey everyone, today in this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a Facebook Post Box in HTML CSS & JavaScript. In the previous tutorial, I have shared How To Create AdBlock Detector using HTML & JavaScript. Now it’s time to create a Facebook Post Box and its drop-menu animation like facebook.

I considered you have seen the Facebook Post Box and its drop or options menu animation on Facebook. You may be amazed by its cool, interactive, and attractive animation. I also liked its menu animation indeed, and today you’ll also learn how to create this facebook post box using html & css.

In this Facebook Post Box Clone project, as you have seen in the preview image option, there is a post box like Facebook. When you clicked on the privacy option then there is shown the privacy options for the post with a sliding animation like Facebook. The option are public, friends & private. If you are trying to make social media website then you have to used post box then you can used this post box in your website.

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Facebook Post Box Clone in HTML CSS & JavaScript With Source Codes

To create Facebook Post Box in HTML, CSS & JavaScript. Firstly, you have need to create two Files: first us HTML & second is CSS files. After creating these files just copy paste the below codes into your files. You can also download the source code files of this Facebook Post Box Clone from the given download button.

HTML

Firstly, You have to create an HTML file with the name of index.html and copy-paste the given html codes into your HTML file. You’ve to create a file with .html extension and

Remember you won’t get icons that are used on this Facebook post box. To get icons you have to Download source files for it.


<!DOCTYPE html>
<!-- Coding By Codegyan - codegyan.in -->
<html lang="en" dir="ltr">
  <head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>Facebook Post Box Clone | Codegyan</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <!-- FontAweome CDN Link for Icons -->
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/font-awesome/5.15.3/css/all.min.css"/>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div class="container">
      <div class="wrapper">
        <section class="post">
          <header>Create Post</header>
          <form action="#">
            <div class="content">
              <img src="icons/logo.png" alt="logo">
              <div class="details">
                <p>CodingNepal</p>
                <div class="privacy">
                  <i class="fas fa-user-friends"></i>
                  <span>Friends</span>
                  <i class="fas fa-caret-down"></i>
                </div>
              </div>
            </div>
            <textarea placeholder="What's on your mind, CodingNepal?" spellcheck="false" required></textarea>
            <div class="theme-emoji">
              <img src="icons/theme.svg" alt="theme">
              <img src="icons/smile.svg" alt="smile">
            </div>
            <div class="options">
              <p>Add to Your Post</p>
              <ul class="list">
                <li><img src="icons/gallery.svg" alt="gallery"></li>
                <li><img src="icons/tag.svg" alt="gallery"></li>
                <li><img src="icons/emoji.svg" alt="gallery"></li>
                <li><img src="icons/mic.svg" alt="gallery"></li>
                <li><img src="icons/more.svg" alt="gallery"></li>
              </ul>
            </div>
            <button>Post</button>
          </form>
        </section>
        <section class="audience">
          <header>
            <div class="arrow-back"><i class="fas fa-arrow-left"></i></div>
            <p>Select Audience</p>
          </header>
          <div class="content">
            <p>Who can see your post?</p>
            <span>Your post will show up in News Feed, on your profile and in search results.</span>
          </div>
          <ul class="list">
            <li>
              <div class="column">
                <div class="icon"><i class="fas fa-globe-asia"></i></div>
                <div class="details">
                  <p>Public</p>
                  <span>Anyone on or off Facebook</span>
                </div>
              </div>
              <div class="radio"></div>
            </li>
            <li class="active">
              <div class="column">
                <div class="icon"><i class="fas fa-user-friends"></i></div>
                <div class="details">
                  <p>Friends</p>
                  <span>Your friends on Facebook</span>
                </div>
              </div>
              <div class="radio"></div>
            </li>
            <li>
              <div class="column">
                <div class="icon"><i class="fas fa-user"></i></div>
                <div class="details">
                  <p>Specific</p>
                  <span>Only show to some friends</span>
                </div>
              </div>
              <div class="radio"></div>
            </li>
            <li>
              <div class="column">
                <div class="icon"><i class="fas fa-lock"></i></div>
                <div class="details">
                  <p>Only me</p>
                  <span>Only you can see your post</span>
                </div>
              </div>
              <div class="radio"></div>
            </li>
            <li>
              <div class="column">
                <div class="icon"><i class="fas fa-cog"></i></div>
                <div class="details">
                  <p>Custom</p>
                  <span>Include and exclude friends</span>
                </div>
              </div>
              <div class="radio"></div>
            </li>
          </ul>
        </section>
      </div>
    </div>

    <script>
      const container = document.querySelector(".container"),
      privacy = container.querySelector(".post .privacy"),
      arrowBack = container.querySelector(".audience .arrow-back");

      privacy.addEventListener("click", () => {
        container.classList.add("active");
      });

      arrowBack.addEventListener("click", () => {
        container.classList.remove("active");
      });
    </script>
    
  </body>
</html>

CSS

Lastly, you have to create a CSS file with the name of style.css and copy paste the given css codes in your CSS file. The css file give better look to your facebook post box.


/* Import Google Font - Poppins */
@import url('https://fonts.googleapis.com/css2?family=Poppins:wght@400;500;600;700&display=swap');
*{
  margin: 0;
  padding: 0;
  box-sizing: border-box;
  font-family: 'Poppins', sans-serif;
}
body{
  display: flex;
  align-items: center;
  justify-content: center;
  min-height: 100vh;
  background: linear-gradient(#00C6FF, #0078FF);
}
::selection{
  color: #fff;
  background: #1a81ff;
}
.container{
  width: 500px;
  height: 480px;
  overflow: hidden;
  background: #fff;
  border-radius: 10px;
  transition: height 0.2s ease;
  box-shadow: 0 12px 28px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.12);
}
.container.active{
  height: 590px;
}
.container .wrapper{
  width: 1000px;
  display: flex;
}
.container .wrapper section{
  width: 500px;
  background: #fff;
}
.container img{
  cursor: pointer;
}
.container .post{
  transition: margin-left 0.18s ease;
}
.container.active .post{
  margin-left: -500px;
}
.post header{
  font-size: 22px;
  font-weight: 600;
  padding: 17px 0;
  text-align: center;
  border-bottom: 1px solid #bfbfbf;
}
.post form{
  margin: 20px 25px;
}
.post form .content,
.audience .list li .column{
  display: flex;
  align-items: center;
}
.post form .content img{
  cursor: default;
  max-width: 52px;
}
.post form .content .details{
  margin: -3px 0 0 12px;
}
form .content .details p{
  font-size: 17px;
  font-weight: 500;
}
.content .details .privacy{
  display: flex;
  height: 25px;
  cursor: pointer;
  padding: 0 10px;
  font-size: 11px;
  margin-top: 3px;
  border-radius: 5px;
  align-items: center;
  max-width: 98px;
  background: #E4E6EB;
  justify-content: space-between;
}
.details .privacy span{
  font-size: 13px;
  margin-top: 1px;
  font-weight: 500;
}
.details .privacy i:last-child{
  font-size: 13px;
  margin-left: 1px;
}
form :where(textarea, button){
  width: 100%;
  outline: none;
  border: none;
}
form textarea{
  resize: none;
  font-size: 18px;
  margin-top: 30px;
  min-height: 100px;
}
form textarea::placeholder{
  color: #858585;
}
form textarea:focus::placeholder{
  color: #b3b3b3;
}
form :where(.theme-emoji, .options){
  display: flex;
  align-items: center;
  justify-content: space-between;
}
.theme-emoji img:last-child{
  max-width: 24px;
}
form .options{
  height: 57px;
  margin: 15px 0;
  padding: 0 15px;
  border-radius: 7px;
  border: 1px solid #B9B9B9;
  box-shadow: 0 1px 2px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.1);
}
form .options :where(.list, li),
.audience :where(.arrow-back, .icon, li .radio){
  display: flex;
  align-items: center;
  justify-content: center;
}
form .options p{
  color: #595959;
  font-size: 15px;
  font-weight: 500;
  cursor: default;
}
form .options .list{
  list-style: none;
}
.options .list li{
  height: 42px;
  width: 42px;
  margin: 0 -1px;
  cursor: pointer;
  border-radius: 50%;
}
.options .list li:hover{
  background: #f0f1f4;
}
.options .list li img{
  width: 23px;
}
form button{
  height: 53px;
  color: #fff;
  font-size: 18px;
  font-weight: 500;
  cursor: pointer;
  color: #BCC0C4;
  cursor: no-drop;
  border-radius: 7px;
  background: #e2e5e9;
  transition: all 0.3s ease;
}
form textarea:valid ~ button{
  color: #fff;
  cursor: pointer;
  background: #4599FF;
}
form textarea:valid ~ button:hover{
  background: #1a81ff;
}
.container .audience{
  opacity: 0;
  transition: opacity 0.12s ease;
}
.container.active .audience{
  opacity: 1;
}
.audience header{
  padding: 17px 0;
  text-align: center;
  position: relative;
  border-bottom: 1px solid #bfbfbf;
}
.audience header .arrow-back{
  position: absolute;
  left: 25px;
  width: 35px;
  height: 35px;
  cursor: pointer;
  font-size: 15px;
  color: #747474;
  border-radius: 50%;
  background: #E4E6EB;
}
.audience header p{
  font-size: 22px;
  font-weight: 600;
}
.audience .content{
  margin: 20px 25px 0;
}
.audience .content p{
  font-size: 17px;
  font-weight: 500;
}
.audience .content span{
  font-size: 14px;
  color: #65676B;
}
.audience .list{
  margin: 15px 16px 20px;
  list-style: none;
}
.audience .list li{
  display: flex;
  cursor: pointer;
  margin-bottom: 5px;
  padding: 12px 10px;
  border-radius: 7px;
  align-items: center;
  justify-content: space-between;
}
.list li.active,
.audience .list li.active:hover{
  background: #E5F1FF;
}
.audience .list li:hover{
  background: #f0f1f4;
}
.audience .list li .column .icon{
  height: 50px;
  width: 50px;
  color: #333;
  font-size: 23px;
  border-radius: 50%;
  background: #E4E6EB;
}
.audience .list li.active .column .icon{
  background: #cce4ff;
}
.audience .list li .column .details{
  margin-left: 15px;
}
.list li .column .details p{
  font-weight: 500;
}
.list li .column .details span{
  font-size: 14px;
  color: #65676B;
}
.list li .radio{
  height: 20px;
  width: 20px;
  border-radius: 50%;
  position: relative;
  border: 1px solid #707070;
}
.list li.active .radio{
  border: 2px solid #4599FF;
}
.list li .radio::before{
  content: "";
  width: 12px;
  height: 12px;
  border-radius: inherit;
}
.list li.active .radio::before{
  background: #4599FF;
}

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If you wann to check the demo of this code, then you can check using below demo button.

Click on the following download button to download all source code files of  Facebook post box using javascript directly  on your computer.

Final Word

In this way, we can create Facebook Post Box in HTML & JavaScript With Source Codes. I hope you all like this tutorial. Keep with us for next tutorial. if you wann the source code of this code you can get this on our github account. If you have any query please free to contact us Or comment below.

How to create a Facebook Post Box in HTML CSS & JavaScript

Published on 12-Jan-2022 16:37:34

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