Pure CSS Gradient Underline Hover Animation

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Image: Pure CSS Gradient Underline Hover Animation GIF

Use this CSS only snippet designed by Colin Horn to add a really cool gradient link hover effect to your text. When you hover over the text a gradient underline appears slowly from left to right, gradually making its way from the first to the last character, moving fluidly across multiple lines.

If you are having trouble with the pen, try the archived copy on GitHub

Gradient Underline Hover Animation Snippet

See the Pen Gradient Underline Animation by Colin Horn (@colinhorn) on CodePen.0

Posted by:Hima Vincent

Hima Vincent is the founder & editor in chief of CodeMyUI. She is a writer by day and a reader by night who helps web designers build awesome projects by sharing amazing code snippets for inspiration. Hobbies include designing, card games, photography and exploring the culinary arts.