This is a fancy pull quote effect that you can see on Polygon.com, it’s a great way to highlight a part of the text content on a page. This pure CSS snippet was designed by Matt Popovich. The text uses a gradient effect which looks really cool on modern webpages.
If you are having trouble with the pen, try the archived copy on GitHub
Gradient Pull Quote Snippet
See the Pen Polygon-style gradient pull quote by Matt Popovich (@mpopv) on CodePen.0