Wednesday, January 15, 2014

SVG Hover Effect

Fork of , Great work Sean McCaffery!

Inspired by

Works best in Chrome at the moment.


<div class="svg-wrapper">
  <svg height="60" width="320" xmlns="">
    <rect class="shape" height="60" width="320" />
    <div class="text">ZACH SAUCIER</div>


html, body {
  background: rgb(20,20,20);
  text-align: center;
  height: 100%;
  overflow: hidden;
.svg-wrapper {
  position: relative;
  top: 50%;
  transform: translateY(-50%);
      margin: 0 auto;
  width: 320px;  
.shape {
  stroke-dasharray: 140 540;
  stroke-dashoffset: -474;
  stroke-width: 8px;
  fill: transparent;
  stroke: #19f6e8;
  border-bottom: 5px solid black;
  transition: stroke-width 1s, stroke-dashoffset 1s, stroke-dasharray 1s;
.text {
  font-family: 'Roboto Condensed';
  font-size: 22px;
  line-height: 32px;
  letter-spacing: 8px;
  color: #fff;
  top: -48px;
  position: relative;
.svg-wrapper:hover .shape {
  stroke-width: 2px;
  stroke-dashoffset: 0;
  stroke-dasharray: 760;

Posted at CSS Deck by Zach