Tag Archives: effect

CSS-Only Direction Aware Hover

In the past I’ve seen some demos like this one that use JavaScript/math to calculate the hover direction upon mouseenter. Detecting the direction is also possible sans JavaScript, by adding triangular hitareas to a box/link in combination with the CSS … Continue reading

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CSS Transparent and Outlined Text

For a recent project we did at work I needed outlined text. Using text-shadow you can achieve the desired effect, but one must admit: it’s ugly. Some browsers however (Webkit) support the text-stroke property which gets a much nicer result. … Continue reading

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Emoji Silhouettes and Emoji Outlines with CSS

From StackOverflow: It’s possible to include Emoji characters in modern browsers, but how can one make it a single color and choose that color? Using an (inset) text-shadow in combination with transparent text color this indeed is possible: With some … Continue reading

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SVG Heat Shimmer Effect

See the Pen SVG Heat Shimmer by Bramus! (@bramus) on CodePen. Using JavaScript the seed attribute of the turbulence filter gets randomised at a given interval. Along with the scale transform, the heat shimmer effect is achieved. SVG Heat Shimmer … Continue reading

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Apple TV Poster Parallax Effect in CSS3 & jQuery

In this tutorial, I will guide you in building something similar to Apple TV parallax effect using CSS, HTML, and jQuery. Apple TV Poster Parallax Effect in CSS3 & jQuery →

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Space.js – HTML-driven narrative 3D-scrolling

For our messages to communicate across efficiently, we need to create a powerful connection between the user and our medium. Today we are going to explore a new way of presenting stories on the web. And for this I’ve created … Continue reading

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ScrollMe – A jQuery plugin for adding simple scrolling effects to web pages

<div class="scrollme"> <div class="animateme" data-when="enter" data-from="0.5" data-to="0" data-opacity="0" data-translatex="-200" data-rotatez="90" > Yup, that’s all. </div> </div> ScrollMe is a jQuery plugin for adding simple scrolling effects to web pages. As you scroll down the page ScrollMe can scale, rotate, translate … Continue reading

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scrollReveal.js – Easily reveal elements as they enter the viewport

<div data-sr="enter left please, and hustle 20px"> Foo </div> <div data-sr="wait 2.5s and then ease-in-out 100px"> Bar </div> <div data-sr="enter bottom and scale up 20% over 2s"> Baz </div> <script src=’/js/scrollReveal.min.js’></script> <script> window.sr = new scrollReveal(); </script> Just add data-sr … Continue reading

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Waves – Click effect inspired by Google’s Material Design

When clicking an item, Waves injects a <div> on top of the clicked item, yet at scale(0). Using a transition, the growing effect is achieved after – via JavaScript – setting a new scale value. Waves →

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Icons changing colors on scroll

Quite a simple technique: use :before and :after to inject two colored panels, each taking up 50% of the height. Then lay your inverted icons on top of them, and presto. Icons Filling Effect → Icons Filling Effect Demo → … Continue reading

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