How to make a Memory Matching Card Game with Javascript

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Hi Everyone!
In this post, I will be showing you how to make a Memory Matching Card Game with HTML, CSS, and Javascript. If you enjoy this project, please remember to follow me for more cool projects.
Let’s get started!



The HTML User Interface:

<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>Memory Matching Card Game</title>
    <meta name="description" content="">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
<!--Linking our CSS file-->
<link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
<!--Linking Bootstrap Fontawesome-->
    <link rel="stylesheet prefetch" href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/font-awesome/4.6.1/css/font-awesome.min.css">
<!--Linking Google Fonts-->
    <link rel="stylesheet prefetch" href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Coda">
    <link rel="stylesheet prefetch" href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Gloria+Hallelujah|Permanent+Marker" >
</head>
<body>

    <div class="container">
        <header>
            <h1>Memory Matching Card Game</h1>
        </header>

        <section class="score-panel">
            <ul class="stars">
                <li><i class="fa fa-star"></i></li>
                <li><i class="fa fa-star"></i></li>
                <li><i class="fa fa-star"></i></li>
            </ul>

            <span class="moves">0</span> Move(s)

            <div class="timer">
            </div>

            <div class="restart" onclick="startGame()">
                <i class="fa fa-repeat"></i>
            </div>
        </section>

        <ul class="deck" id="card-deck">
            <li class="card" type="diamond">
                <i class="fa fa-diamond"></i>
            </li>
            <li class="card" type="plane">
                <i class="fa fa-paper-plane-o"></i>
            </li>
            <li class="card match" type="anchor">
                <i class="fa fa-anchor"></i>
            </li>
            <li class="card" type="bolt" >
                <i class="fa fa-bolt"></i>
            </li>
            <li class="card" type="cube">
                <i class="fa fa-cube"></i>
            </li>
            <li class="card match" type="anchor">
                <i class="fa fa-anchor"></i>
            </li>
            <li class="card" type="leaf">
                <i class="fa fa-leaf"></i>
            </li>
            <li class="card" type="bicycle">
                <i class="fa fa-bicycle"></i>
            </li>
            <li class="card" type="diamond">
                <i class="fa fa-diamond"></i>
            </li>
            <li class="card" type="bomb">
                <i class="fa fa-bomb"></i>
            </li>
            <li class="card" type="leaf">
                <i class="fa fa-leaf"></i>
            </li>
            <li class="card" type="bomb">
                <i class="fa fa-bomb"></i>
            </li>
            <li class="card open show" type="bolt">
                <i class="fa fa-bolt"></i>
            </li>
            <li class="card" type="bicycle">
                <i class="fa fa-bicycle"></i>
            </li>
            <li class="card" type="plane">
                <i class="fa fa-paper-plane-o"></i>
            </li>
            <li class="card" type="cube">
                <i class="fa fa-cube"></i>
            </li>
        </ul>

        <div id="popup1" class="overlay">
            <div class="popup">
                <h2>Congratulations  </h2>
                <a class="close" href="#">×</a>
                <div class="content-1">
                    Congratulations you're a winner  
                </div>
                <div class="content-2">
                    <p>You made <span id="finalMove"> </span> moves </p>
                    <p>in <span id="totalTime"> </span> </p>
                    <p>Rating:  <span id="starRating"></span></p>
                </div>
                <button id="play-again"onclick="playAgain()">
                    Play again  </a>
                </button>
            </div>
        </div>

    </div>

    <!--Linking our Javascript File-->
    <script src="script.js"></script>
</body>
</html>
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Now the CSS to style it:

 html {
box-sizing: border-box;
}

*,
*::before,
*::after {
box-sizing: inherit;
}

html,
body {
width: 100%;
height: 100%;
margin: 0;
padding: 0;
}

body {
background: #ffffff;
font-family: 'Permanent Marker', cursive;
font-size: 16px;
}

.container {
display: flex;
justify-content: center;
align-items: center;
flex-direction: column;
}

h1 {
font-family: 'Gloria Hallelujah', cursive;
}

/*
* Styles for the deck of cards
*/

.deck {
width: 85%;
background: #716F71;
padding: 1rem;
border-radius: 4px;
box-shadow: 8px 9px 26px 0 rgba(46, 61, 73, 0.5);
display: flex;
flex-wrap: wrap;
justify-content: space-around;
align-items: center;
margin: 0 0 3em;
}

.deck .card {
height: 3.7rem;
width: 3.7rem;
margin: 0.2rem 0.2rem;
background: #141214;;
font-size: 0;
color: #ffffff;
border-radius: 5px;
cursor: pointer;
display: flex;
justify-content: center;
align-items: center;
box-shadow: 5px 2px 20px 0 rgba(46, 61, 73, 0.5);
}

.deck .card.open {
transform: rotateY(0);
background: #02b3e4;
cursor: default;
animation-name: flipInY;
-webkit-backface-visibility: visible !important;
backface-visibility: visible !important;
animation-duration: .75s;
}

.deck .card.show {
font-size: 33px;
}

.deck .card.match {
cursor: default;
background: #E5F720;
font-size: 33px;
animation-name: rubberBand;
-webkit-backface-visibility: visible !important;
backface-visibility: visible !important;
animation-duration: .75s;
}

.deck .card.unmatched {
animation-name: pulse;
-webkit-backface-visibility: visible !important;
backface-visibility: visible !important;
animation-duration: .75s;
background: #e2043b;
}

.deck .card.disabled {
pointer-events: none;
opacity: 0.9;
}

/*
* Styles for the Score Panel
*/

.score-panel {
text-align: left;
margin-bottom: 10px;
}

.score-panel .stars {
margin: 0;
padding: 0;
display: inline-block;
margin: 0 5px 0 0;
}

.score-panel .stars li {
list-style: none;
display: inline-block;
}

.score-panel .restart {
float: right;
cursor: pointer;
}

.fa-star {
color: #FFD700;
}

.timer {
display: inline-block;
margin: 0 1rem;
}

/*
* Styles for congratulations modal
*/

.overlay {
position: fixed;
top: 0;
bottom: 0;
left: 0;
right: 0;
background: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.7);
transition: opacity 500ms;
visibility: hidden;
opacity: 0;
}

.overlay:target {
visibility: visible;
opacity: 1;
}

.popup {
margin: 70px auto;
padding: 20px;
background: #ffffff;
border-radius: 5px;
width: 85%;
position: relative;
transition: all 5s ease-in-out;
font-family: 'Gloria Hallelujah', cursive;
}

.popup h2 {
margin-top: 0;
color: #333;
font-family: Tahoma, Arial, sans-serif;
}

.popup .close {
position: absolute;
top: 20px;
right: 30px;
transition: all 200ms;
font-size: 30px;
font-weight: bold;
text-decoration: none;
color: #333;
}

.popup .close:hover {
color: #E5F720;
}

.popup .content-1,
.content-2 {
max-height: 30%;
overflow: auto;
text-align: center;
}

.show {
visibility: visible !important;
opacity: 100 !important;
}

#starRating li {
display: inline-block;
}

#play-again {
background-color: #141214;
padding: 0.7rem 1rem;
font-size: 1.1rem;

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