How to Create a CSS Hover Effect That Displays Text?

In summary, the conversation discusses how to implement a "card with a slide-up caption" or a CSS hover effect on a web page. This can be achieved by toggling a pseudo-class on the image and using a transition in the CSS. There are also libraries available, such as Wow.js and animate.css, that make implementing these effects easier. Additionally, it is recommended to give images an alt text or title text for better accessibility.
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How do I build component that shows some text when I hover over it?

I'm talking about this one.
When you hover there, it shows some text. How do I make it?
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        <div class="two"><img src="Project2.png" alt="" /></div>
        <div class="three"><img src="project3.png" alt="" /></div>
        <div class="four"><img src="project4.png" alt="" /></div>
        <div class="five"><img src="project5.png" alt="" /></div>
        <div class="six"><img src="project6.png" alt="" /></div>
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Please tell me how to implement this feature.
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This is known as a "card with a slide-up caption" or more simply a "CSS hover effect". You can search for this.
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You can give the image an alt text or title text or both, usually the same text, as some browsers display the alt text and others display the title text on hover, with no programming required by you to make it happen.

But the example you give is a css hover effect, which is shown in the source code. The text is there in the source code, and on hover it uses a class (in the html) and a transition (in the css) to slide it up.

There are useful libraries of effects such as Wow.js and animate.css that make life easier for you. Animate.css is called in the header of the sample page.
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What is "Show some text when hovering"?

"Show some text when hovering" is a web design technique that allows for text to appear when the user hovers their cursor over a specific element on a website. This can be used to provide additional information or context for the element.

How do I implement "Show some text when hovering" on my website?

To implement this technique, you will need to use CSS to target the element you want to show text for and use the :hover pseudo-class to display the text. You can also use JavaScript to add more advanced effects or functionality.

Can I use "Show some text when hovering" on any element?

Yes, this technique can be used on any HTML element, such as text, images, buttons, and links. However, it is important to consider the user experience and make sure the text is relevant and helpful to the user.

Is "Show some text when hovering" accessible for all users?

While this technique can enhance the user experience, it is important to make sure it is accessible for all users. This means providing alternative text for screen readers and ensuring the text is visible for users who may not be able to hover, such as those using a touchscreen device.

Are there any best practices for using "Show some text when hovering"?

Some best practices for using this technique include keeping the text brief and relevant, making sure it does not cover important content, and using a clear and readable font. It is also important to test the design on different devices and browsers to ensure it works properly.

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