20+ Amazing CSS3 Text Effect Tutorials and Experiments

OK, so you’ve designed that nice web page of yours, picked the right backgrounds and colors for it to set the adequate tone and atmosphere for your visitors or clients, decided on the appropriate icon sets to make the browsing even more accessible, exciting and interesting, but how about the text? You still haven’t thought about it? If not, don’t despair, because we’re here to help!

There is always Photoshop you can create some nice fonts and insert text with, but there is also CSS3 – a very nice style sheet language that can make the browsing experience and thus your website design aspect even better!

CSS stands for cascading style sheets and is a great way you can improve the accessibility of the content, provide an enhanced flexibility and control over web elements such as fonts, text and colors. Moreover, there is no need to use flash elements or javascript codes.

You can create some pretty nice text effects and many more nice stuff with CSS3. Here are 20+ amazing CSS3 text effects tutorials and experiments you can look through and use in your web design. Hope to have inspired you some more today… Good Luck in your creative quest for inspiration!

CSS3 Text Effect Tutorials and Experiments

Glass Text Effect (refractive index) with CSS3

Fun With CSS Text-Shadow

Create a Cool Anaglyphic Text Effect with CSS

Create Beautiful CSS3 Typography

The Neon Lights Text Effect

Tilt-Shift Effect on Text using CSS3


Create a Vibrant Digital Poster Design with CSS3

CSS 3 Transform Experiment

CSS3 Background-Clip & @Font-Face

CSS3 Trans­forms & @font-face Experiment

CSS3 Poo Fly

Free Overlapped CSS Menu Using CSS Sprites

iPhone “slide to unlock” Text in WebKit/CSS3

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  1. Web Technology News May 20, 10:44 am

    Some smart effects here.

    It’s a shame that you have to load all three different browsers (excluding IE of course) to view different effects but none the less it’s impressive to see what people are experimenting with.

  2. Paulius R May 20, 10:22 pm

    Impressive. A playground for beginner and a good source of inspiration for experienced we designer. Thanks :)

  3. Multyshades May 21, 2:39 pm

    Nice to see some new text effect tutorials, thanks for the useful collection..

  4. sawebdesigns May 23, 7:48 am

    great collection of tutorials I find it very useful and interesting. I could really use this in my job and also for my students. Text with Moving Backgrounds is my favorite thanks

  5. Agus Pelani Jun 1, 11:55 am

    woww…great effect but not my style, I always use standart style for recognize in seo, well done dude all of those articles very useful for web graphic method and mostly a web designer who use it just love the style :D


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