Button Glowing Effect & Pulse Animation

In this tutorial, you will learn how to add a glowing effect on a button with an infinite pulse animation on hover using CSS. Box shadow is used for the glow effect and transform scale property is added for the pulse animation. Watch the video below for a detailed tutorial.


    <button type="button">Button</button>


body {
    background-color: #2e3537;
    padding: 2em;

button {
    background: #2e3537;
    padding: 0.75em 1.5em;
    border: 3px solid white;
    color: white;
    text-transform: uppercase;
    letter-spacing: 3px;
    font-weight: 600;
    border-radius: 15px;
    cursor: pointer;
    margin: auto;
    position: relative;
    display: grid;
    place-items: center;
    transition: 0.5s;

button:before, button:after {
    content: '';
    position: absolute;
    background-color: #FF0000;
    height: 100%;
    width: 60%;
    z-index: -1;
    opacity: 0.5;
    border-radius: 15px;

button:hover {
    color: #FF0000;
    border-color: #FF0000;
    text-shadow: 0 0 5px #FF0000;
        0 0 10px #FF0000,
        0 0 20px #FF0000;
    letter-spacing: 5px;

button:hover:before {
    animation: pulse 2s ease-out infinite;

button:hover:after {
    animation: pulse 2s 1s ease-out infinite;

@keyframes  pulse {
    100% {
        transform: scale(3);
        opacity: 0;