Cursor effect using HTML, CSS & JavaScript – Coding Torque

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Hello Guys! In this blog we have created custom cursor effect using html, css and javascript. You must check this project if you are beginner and learning web development.

Before we start, here are some JavaScript Games you might like to create:

1.Ā Snake Game using JavaScript

2.Ā 2D Bouncing Ball Game using JavaScript

3.Ā Rock Paper Scissor Game using JavaScript

4.Ā Tic Tac Toe Game using JavaScript

5. Whack a Mole Game using JavaScript


I would recommend you don’t just copy and paste the code, just look at the code and type by understanding it.



<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">

    <!-- Required meta tags -->
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">

    <title>Cursor effect using JavaScript - @code.scientist x @codingtorque</title>


    <div class="cursor"></div>


CSS CodeĀ 

Create a fileĀ style.css and paste the code below.

body {
    background: black;
    display: flex;
    justify-content: center;
    align-items: center;
    height: 100vh;
    font-family: poppins;
  .cursor {
    z-index: 999;
    position: fixed;
    background: #2696E8;
    width: 20px;
    height: 20px;
    border-radius: 50%;
    pointer-events: none;
    box-shadow: 0 0 20px #2696E8,
        0 0 60px #2696E8,
        0 0 100px #2696E8;
    animation: colors 5s infinite;
    transform: translate(-50%, -50%);
    display: none;
  @keyframes colors {
    0% {
        filter: hue-rotate(0deg);
    100% {
        filter: hue-rotate(360deg);
  .cursor:before {
    content: '';
    position: absolute;
    background: #2696E8;
    width: 50px;
    height: 50px;
    opacity: 0.2;
    transform: translate(-30%, -30%);
    border-radius: 50%;

Output Till Now

custom cursor using javascript with source code

JavaScript CodeĀ 

Create a fileĀ script.jsĀ and paste the code below.
const cursor = document.querySelector(".cursor");
var timeout;

//follow cursor on mousemove
document.addEventListener("mousemove", (e) => {
    let x = e.pageX;
    let y = e.pageY; = y + "px"; = x + "px"; = "block";

    //cursor effects when mouse stopped
    function mouseStopped() { = "none";
    timeout = setTimeout(mouseStopped, 5000);

//cursor effects when mouseout
document.addEventListener("mouseout", () => { = "none";


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