Remember those cool interactive media-rich websites that were built with Flash? They would often feature full-screen layouts, animated elements and futuristic interfaces that made HTML websites look plain and boring.
This post rounds up a collection of super cool, interactive HTML websites that feature all those clever effects we loved about Flash websites of years past. Although these websites have comparable designs to those created using Flash, these were actually designed by using HTML and CSS.
Here’s a cool, dark-themed web design with a unique navigation and eye-catching video backgrounds. You can navigate through its design by dragging your mouse left or right.
This full-screen layout takes up all the space with a high-quality image and animated, overlayed text elements. Although it was created using CSS and HTML, the design presents similarities to Flash.
This website has a professional design with powerful features such as a modern full-screen design, subtle animations, a well-organized content, responsive design, and more. Parallax scrolling is what makes it look like Flash!
A unique design will definitely keep your users engaged for a long period of time. This website has a creative design with an interactive design. You can use the icons from the phone to navigate through the website.
This is an amazing website with a user-friendly, fully responsive layout with clear and organized content displayed on a grid. Check out the cool hover effects!
Hover over any piece of text and another video will start playing in the background. How awesome is this?!
Scroll and see what happens! This website’s navigation is done with just scrolling! It also has great transtions, animations and illustrations!
This is a definitely unique and interactive website with an eye-catching design. The design allows the user to sketch on the website using multiple color and shapes.
Get inspired by this clever website design concept and discover what makes it unique. The parallax effect, story, great illustrations and other cool features turn it into an interactive web page.
There’s much to learn from this stunning website design. The navigation is done with either the right side menu, or just by scrolling down.
This is a simple site with a great user experience. The one-row grid layout, page transitions, and navigation are very well created.
Sometimes, it takes less to create a complex design. GIFs can really make your website design more fun and interactive. Check out this site for example! Bet you didn’t expect to see an animated goat, did you!
There are a lot of features which recall Flash although it was not used to create this website. The designer demonstrates a lot of creativity in depicting this grid layout with gray icons that come to life when hovered over.
We love this website’s concept! Just like the Warning says: Do not proceed if you suffer from vertigo or find experimental interfaces offensive!
This whole website is created like an online game. You have to press buttons to go to the next page and discover the story. Everything is beautifully animated.
This website takes a while to load, but it’s well worth the time. It has a full-screen layout with an animated background.
This website has a decent loading speed, considering the fact that it’s filled with animations and large images. Take a look and see what cool effects it has!
The Eyezen Challenge is an engaging gaming experience. Although it may seem to have been created with Flash, this design was made using HTML and CSS, including those nifty animations.
This simple but with clean site layout contains information about a drink product. This website includes multiple interactive elements which engage the user, making him want to discover more.
This is a unique design which proves a lot of creativity on behalf of the creator. It’s an interactive design which will definitely get your attention, and you’ll probably learn a thing or two.
This is the photography portfolio website of Ryan C. Jones. All the images are well-organized in a grid layout with a white background to make them stand out.
This design will definitely get your attention with this outstanding design and the fully responsive layout that allows you to view it perfectly on any device.
This interactive, animated website design belongs to a Los Angeles based VR agency specializing in creating immersive content for brands and their clients.