There are a lot of ways to visualize your data. Using Pure CSS Graph and Chart is one of the best and easy way, unless you want to create a very good-looking graphs.
In this article, we cover 11 tutorials and solutions for you to create graphs and charts using CSS. There are a lot of tutorials and sample about CSS graphs, but we hand-picked 11 best solutions. Let’s start to look into them one by one.
With this pure CSS Data Chart techniques, you can easily create good-looking bar chart with well-formed markup and CSS.
This solution uses CSS3 and progressive enhancement to push the bar charts to the next level. Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari/Chrome will have different look and feel, where Safari/Chrome having the most beautiful look. It is because both Safari and Chrome use Webkit as the rendering engine and Webkit’s proprietary CSS is above and beyond that of any other rendering engine.
This CSS graphs solution is really really simple as everything here is a simple set of nested lists and CSS. The gradient background images is in PNG format, so Internet Explorer users may get different results. If you are going to target IE audiences, then you should go for IE-friendly version of CSS Vertical Bar Graphs, which you can download from the same page also.
We have seen a lot of examples and solution about vertical bar charts/graphs and now we should look into horizontal bar graphs solution too. This long but well-explained tutorial will go through how to plat a horizontal bar graph step by step.
If you really like the way CSS Bakery teaches, then you should go through their tutorial about ploting vertical bar graphs too.
This article covered 3 different types of graphs and charts, which including Basic CSS Bar Graph, Complex CSS Bar Graph and also Vertical CSS Bar Graph.
With so much examples and techniques for bar charts/graphs, now we turn our attention to the line graph. This is a great tutorial from CSS Globe. Alen covered the basic concept and principle of this solution.
This accessible bar chart uses HTML table and pure CSS. However, the bar is created using image which is stretched to the appropriate size.