[SOLVED] Fill the color in diamond shape to a specific height


I want a diamond shape with in which I can fill the color upto a specific height that I would pass as an attribute/variable.

Expected result.

I made the diamond shape. I was thinking to fit it in a div with the same height and width. Then I could mask the fill of the square. But still it doesn’t seem to be the relevant way.

<div class="diamond"></div>
.diamond {
    width: 0;
    height: 0;
    border: 50px solid transparent;
    border-bottom-color: red;
    position: relative;
    top: -50px;

.diamond:after {
    content: '';
    position: absolute;
    left: -50px;
    top: 50px;
    width: 0;
    height: 0;
    border: 50px solid transparent;
    border-top-color: red;


Try using clip-path and linear-gradient instead:

.diamond {
  background: linear-gradient(to top, rgba(220,175,9,1) 50%, rgba(133,133,133,1) 50%);
  clip-path: polygon(50% 0%, 100% 50%, 50% 100%, 0% 50%);
  width: 180px; 
  height: 300px;

Otherwise you would have to calculate when one half fills up and start filling the other which is more complicated I think. Alternatively use SVG shapes but I still think clip-path is best solution in this case.

In order to change the current % of fill you only need to change the 50% of the linear-gradient in both places through JavaScript and you’re done 🙂

Answered By – SnoopFrog

Answer Checked By – Dawn Plyler (BugsFixing Volunteer)

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