Text Hover Animation CSS

A Creative text/link styles and hover animation effects.

 Techmates   20 Dec, 2019  5 mins read   532


In this demo, you get a couple of text hover animation and effects. All the hover effects are simple, creative and smooth so you can use it on your websites, ex elements: Menu(link), A#href, Tags, Readmore, CTA, Categories, etc... 

And you can take those animations as an inspiration and you can create your custom animation/effects according to your need. 

In this post, we've used the hover transitions but you also can customize the code for click or on document.load animation. 

HTML

 <div class="grid">
  <div class="box">
    <!-- 1: dna -->
    <h2 class="title dna">
      <span>D</span><span>e</span><span>s</span><span>i</span><span>g</span><span>n</span><span>D</span><span>r</span><span>a</span><span>s</span><span>t</span><span>i</span><span>c</span>
    </h2>
  </div>
  <div class="box">
    <!-- 2: push -->
    <h2 class="title push">
      <span>D</span><span>e</span><span>s</span><span>i</span><span>g</span><span>n</span><span>D</span><span>r</span><span>a</span><span>s</span><span>t</span><span>i</span><span>c</span>
    </h2>
  </div>
  <div class="box">
    <!-- 3: wave -->
    <h2 class="title wave">
      <span>D</span><span>e</span><span>s</span><span>i</span><span>g</span><span>n</span><span>D</span><span>r</span><span>a</span><span>s</span><span>t</span><span>i</span><span>c</span>
    </h2>
  </div>
  <div class="box">
    <!-- 4: blink -->
    <h2 class="title blink">
      <span>D</span><span>e</span><span>s</span><span>i</span><span>g</span><span>n</span><span>D</span><span>r</span><span>a</span><span>s</span><span>t</span><span>i</span><span>c</span>
    </h2>
  </div>
  <div class="box">
    <!-- 5: collide -->
    <h2 class="title collide">
      <span>D</span><span>e</span><span>s</span><span>i</span><span>g</span><span>n</span><span>D</span><span>r</span><span>a</span><span>s</span><span>t</span><span>i</span><span>c</span>
    </h2>
  </div>
  <div class="box">
    <!-- 6: skew -->
    <h2 class="title skew">
      <span>D</span><span>e</span><span>s</span><span>i</span><span>g</span><span>n</span><span>D</span><span>r</span><span>a</span><span>s</span><span>t</span><span>i</span><span>c</span>
    </h2>
  </div>
  <div class="box">
    <!-- 7: boom -->
    <h2 class="title boom">
      <span>D</span><span>e</span><span>s</span><span>i</span><span>g</span><span>n</span><span>D</span><span>r</span><span>a</span><span>s</span><span>t</span><span>i</span><span>c</span>
    </h2>
  </div>
  <div class="box">
    <!-- 8: push-pull -->
    <h2 class="title push-pull">
      <span>D</span><span>e</span><span>s</span><span>i</span><span>g</span><span>n</span><span>D</span><span>r</span><span>a</span><span>s</span><span>t</span><span>i</span><span>c</span>
    </h2>
  </div>
  <div class="box">
    <!-- 9: zap -->
    <h2 class="title zap">
      <span>D</span><span>e</span><span>s</span><span>i</span><span>g</span><span>n</span><span>D</span><span>r</span><span>a</span><span>s</span><span>t</span><span>i</span><span>c</span>
    </h2>
  </div>
  <div class="box">
    <!-- 10: in-out -->
    <h2 class="title in-out">
      <span>D</span><span>e</span><span>s</span><span>i</span><span>g</span><span>n</span><span>D</span><span>r</span><span>a</span><span>s</span><span>t</span><span>i</span><span>c</span>
    </h2>
  </div>
  <div class="box">
    <!-- 11: out-in -->
    <h2 class="title out-in">
      <span>D</span><span>e</span><span>s</span><span>i</span><span>g</span><span>n</span><span>D</span><span>r</span><span>a</span><span>s</span><span>t</span><span>i</span><span>c</span>
    </h2>
  </div>
  <div class="box">
    <!-- 12: fade-zoom -->
    <h2 class="title fade-zoom">
      <span>D</span><span>e</span><span>s</span><span>i</span><span>g</span><span>n</span><span>D</span><span>r</span><span>a</span><span>s</span><span>t</span><span>i</span><span>c</span>
    </h2>
  </div>
</div>

CSS Styles

 
.title {
  display: inline-block;
  font-family: "Mukta", sans-serif;
  font-weight: 600;
  font-size: 42px;
  color: #715459;
  cursor: pointer;
}
.title span {
  display: inline-block;
}

/* 1: Animation: Dna; */
.title.dna:hover span {
  animation: dnaText 4s infinite;
}
@keyframes dnaText {
  0%, 100% {
    -webkit-transform: rotateX(0);
       -moz-transform: rotateX(0);
        -ms-transform: rotateX(0);
         -o-transform: rotateX(0);
            transform: rotateX(0);
  }
  50% {
    -webkit-transform: rotateX(360deg);
       -moz-transform: rotateX(360deg);
        -ms-transform: rotateX(360deg);
         -o-transform: rotateX(360deg);
            transform: rotateX(360deg);
  }
}

/* 2: Animation: push */
.title.push:hover span {
  animation: pushText .75s infinite;
}
@keyframes pushText {
  0%, 100% {
    -webkit-transform: scale(1);
       -moz-transform: scale(1);
        -ms-transform: scale(1);
         -o-transform: scale(1);
            transform: scale(1);
  }
  50% {
    -webkit-transform: scale(.75);
       -moz-transform: scale(.75);
        -ms-transform: scale(.75);
         -o-transform: scale(.75);
            transform: scale(.75);
  }
}

/* 3: Animation: Wave; */
.title.wave:hover span {
  animation: waveText .5s infinite;
}
@keyframes waveText {
  0%, 100% {
    -webkit-transform: translateY(0);
       -moz-transform: translateY(0);
        -ms-transform: translateY(0);
         -o-transform: translateY(0);
            transform: translateY(0);
  }
  50% {
    -webkit-transform: translateY(-10px);
       -moz-transform: translateY(-10px);
        -ms-transform: translateY(-10px);
         -o-transform: translateY(-10px);
            transform: translateY(-10px);
  }
}

/* 4: Animation: Blink; */
.title.blink:hover span {
  animation: blinkText 1s infinite;
}
@keyframes blinkText {
  0%, 100% {
    -webkit-transform-style: preserve-3d;
    -webkit-transform: rotateX(0deg);
    transform-style: preserve-3d;
    transform: rotateX(0deg);
  }
  50% {
    -webkit-transform-style: preserve-3d;
    -webkit-transform: rotateX(90deg);
    transform-style: preserve-3d;
    transform: rotateX(90deg);
  }
}

/* 5: Animation: collide; */
.title.collide:hover span {
  animation: collideText .5s infinite;
}
@keyframes collideText {
  0%, 100% {
    -webkit-transform: translateX(0);
       -moz-transform: translateX(0);
        -ms-transform: translateX(0);
         -o-transform: translateX(0);
            transform: translateX(0);
  }
  50% {
    -webkit-transform: translateX(7px);
       -moz-transform: translateX(7px);
        -ms-transform: translateX(7px);
         -o-transform: translateX(7px);
            transform: translateX(7px);
  }
}

/* 6: Animation: Skew; */
.title.skew:hover span {
  animation: skewText .75s linear infinite;
}
@keyframes skewText {
  0%, 100% {
    -webkit-transform: skewY(35deg);
       -moz-transform: skewY(35deg);
        -ms-transform: skewY(35deg);
         -o-transform: skewY(35deg);
            transform: skewY(35deg);
  }
  50% {
    -webkit-transform: skewY(-35deg);
       -moz-transform: skewY(-35deg);
        -ms-transform: skewY(-35deg);
         -o-transform: skewY(-35deg);
            transform: skewY(-35deg);
  }
}

/* 7: Animation: Boom boom; */
.title.boom span {
  margin: 0 5px;
}
.title.boom:hover span {
  animation: boomText .25s infinite;
}
@keyframes boomText {
  0%, 100% {
    -webkit-transform: scale(1);
       -moz-transform: scale(1);
        -ms-transform: scale(1);
         -o-transform: scale(1);
            transform: scale(1);
  }
  40% {
    -webkit-transform: scale(1.7);
       -moz-transform: scale(1.7);
        -ms-transform: scale(1.7);
         -o-transform: scale(1.7);
            transform: scale(1.7);
  }
}

/* 8: Animation: push-pull; */
.title.push-pull span {
  margin: 0 5px;
}
.title.push-pull:hover span {
  animation: pushPullText 1s linear infinite;
}
@keyframes pushPullText {
  0%, 100% {
    -webkit-transform: scale(1);
       -moz-transform: scale(1);
        -ms-transform: scale(1);
         -o-transform: scale(1);
            transform: scale(1);
  }
  33.33% {
    -webkit-transform: scale(.3);
       -moz-transform: scale(.3);
        -ms-transform: scale(.3);
         -o-transform: scale(.3);
            transform: scale(.3);
  }
  66.66% {
    -webkit-transform: scale(1.7);
       -moz-transform: scale(1.7);
        -ms-transform: scale(1.7);
         -o-transform: scale(1.7);
            transform: scale(1.7);
  }
}

/* 9: Animation: Zap zap; */
.title.zap span {
  margin: 0 3px;
}
.title.zap:hover span {
  animation: zapText .25s infinite;
}
@keyframes zapText {
  0%, 100% {
    -webkit-transform: scale(1);
       -moz-transform: scale(1);
        -ms-transform: scale(1);
         -o-transform: scale(1);
            transform: scale(1);
    opacity: 1;
  }
  3% {
    opacity: 0;
    -webkit-transform: scale(1.7);
       -moz-transform: scale(1.7);
        -ms-transform: scale(1.7);
         -o-transform: scale(1.7);
            transform: scale(1.7);
  }
  100% {
    -webkit-transform: scale(1.1);
       -moz-transform: scale(1.1);
        -ms-transform: scale(1.1);
         -o-transform: scale(1.1);
            transform: scale(1.1); 
  }
}


/* 10: Animation: In-out; */
.title.in-out span {
  margin: 0 3px;
}
.title.in-out:hover span {
  animation: inOutText 2.5s infinite;
}
@keyframes inOutText {
  0%, 100% {
    -webkit-transform: scale(1);
       -moz-transform: scale(1);
        -ms-transform: scale(1);
         -o-transform: scale(1);
            transform: scale(1);
  }
  50% {
    opacity: 0;
    -webkit-transform: scale(1.5);
       -moz-transform: scale(1.5);
        -ms-transform: scale(1.5);
         -o-transform: scale(1.5);
            transform: scale(1.5);
  }
  50.1% {
    opacity: 1;
    -webkit-transform: scale(.5);
       -moz-transform: scale(.5);
        -ms-transform: scale(.5);
         -o-transform: scale(.5);
            transform: scale(.5);
  }
}

/* 11: Animation: Out-in; */
.title.out-in span {
  margin: 0 3px;
}
.title.out-in:hover span {
  animation: outInText 2.5s infinite;
}
@keyframes outInText {
  0%, 100% {
    -webkit-transform: scale(1);
       -moz-transform: scale(1);
        -ms-transform: scale(1);
         -o-transform: scale(1);
            transform: scale(1);
  }
  50% {
    opacity: 0;
    -webkit-transform: scale(.5);
       -moz-transform: scale(.5);
        -ms-transform: scale(.5);
         -o-transform: scale(.5);
            transform: scale(.5);
  }
  50.1% {
    opacity: 1;
    -webkit-transform: scale(1.5);
       -moz-transform: scale(1.5);
        -ms-transform: scale(1.5);
         -o-transform: scale(1.5);
            transform: scale(1.5);
  }
}

/* 12: Animation: Fade Zoom; */
.title.fade-zoom span {
  margin: 0 5px;
}
.title.fade-zoom:hover span {
  animation: fadeZoomText 3s infinite;
}
@keyframes fadeZoomText {
  0%, 100% {
    -webkit-transform: scale(1);
       -moz-transform: scale(1);
        -ms-transform: scale(1);
         -o-transform: scale(1);
            transform: scale(1);
    opacity: 1;
  }
  5% {
    opacity: 0;
    -webkit-transform: scale(1.7);
       -moz-transform: scale(1.7);
        -ms-transform: scale(1.7);
         -o-transform: scale(1.7);
            transform: scale(1.7);
  }
}


Javascripts / jQuery

var title = document.querySelectorAll('.title span');
var delay = 0;
for (var i = 1; i <= title.length; i++) {
  $('.title span:nth-child('+i+')').css({
    'animation-delay' : delay+'s',
  });
  delay = delay+.1;
} 


That's all! 
We hope you guys enjoyed this snnipet and find this snippet Inspiring, and you'll create something awesome from it.


Credits / Resources

  • - Google Fonts(Mukta)
  • - jQuery 3.4



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