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Circle  visual

Creates a circle shape with pure CSS.

HTML
<div class="circle"></div>
CSS
.circle {
  border-radius: 50%;
  width: 2rem;
  height: 2rem;
  background: #333;
}
Demo
Explanation
  • border-radius: 50% curves the borders of an element to create a circle.
  • Since a circle has the same radius at any given point, the width and height must be the same. Differing values will create an ellipse.
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