A Wonderful Collection Of Free jQuery & CSS3 Image Hover Effects

With jQuery and CSS3 image hover effects, adding brilliant effects to your web pages is no more difficult task. jQuery has simplified it to a great extent that now even a beginner can also create an effective and professional looking web designs with some brilliant hover effects. jQuery is basically a cross-platform JavaScript library that simplifies HTML scripting and is very popular among the developers.

In this compilation, we are showcasing some of free jQuery CSS3 image hover effects for you. All these hover effects work wonder for the web design. So feel free to choose the one you like the most. Share your views with us via comment section below. Enjoy!

Direction-Aware Hover Effect With Css3 And Jquery

How to create a direction-aware hover effect using CSS3 and jQuery. The idea is to slide in an overlay from the direction we are moving with the mouse.

Css3 Hover Effects With Websymbols Tutorial

In tutorial we are going to show you new CSS hover effects using CSS transition properties with websymbols.

Social Media Icons With CSS3 Hover Effects

We created a new CSS3 3D hover effect for “social media” icons. The result can be seen, as usual, on Dabblet. It uses CSS3 transitions, transforms and 3D properties.

Animated Opening Type

A tutorial on how to create an interesting animated 3D opening type effect with pseudo-elements, CSS transforms and transitions. The idea is based on Edenspiekermann’s Open Type project and it’s a very creative way to display and play with letters.

Magnifying Glass For Image Zoom Using Jquery And CSS3

Learn to make a realistic magnifying glass using Jquery and CSS3. Hover above the image to see the action.

Image Highlighting And Preview With Jquery

In this tutorial we will show you how to highlight and preview images that are integrated in an article or spread over a page. This is a nice way to allow users to view a bigger version of an image that is relevant to some context.

CSS3 HOver Effects style Restaurant Menus

Here we will show you CSS3 hover effects using CSS properties, this sample design you use for purpose restaurant website, foods or product and more. In this tutorial, we only use CSS transition and box shadow style to create beautiful image style with show and hidden text.

Original Hover Effects with CSS3

The power of CSS3 is enormous and in this tutorial we will see how to exploit it in a very creative way. We are going to create some thumbnail hover effects with CSS3 transitions. On hover over a thumbnail, we will reveal some description of the thumbnail, using a different style in each example.

Simple Icon Hover Effects

A set of simple round icon hover effects with CSS transitions and animations for your inspiration.

Shape Hover Effect With Svg

In this tutorial we’ll recreate the hover effect as seen on The Christmas Experiments website. We’ll be using SVG for the shape and Snap.svg for animating it on hover.

3D Hover Effect for Thumbnails and Images

A simple CSS3 3D experiment showing the conversion of an image into a realistic 3D cuboid on hover with a cool shadow effect.

Simple yet Amazing CSS3 Aorder Transition Effects

Some crazy effects with Border Transitions. Originally made by ksk1015. Pretty basic CSS3 code, but amazing output.

Make a Simple Navigation With Hover Transitions

One of my first CSS3 work. A simple navigation with transition effects on hover.

Examples of Pseudo-Elements Animtions And Transitions

Some creative experiments that use animations and transitions on pseudo-elements to create interesting effects.

Jquery Mouseover Effect Using Parallax Style Tutorial

In this tutorial we are going to show you in a very creative way using parallax style with jquery mouse over effect. On mouse over a parallax, animation image layer are response to the mouse travelling the whole width of the mouse port, the position of image move depend on css style that we have defined in different style in example.

Css3 Hover Effect Tutorial With Image Circle

In tutorial we will show you new CSS3 hover effects using image circle animation transform to enhance your web design interface.

Make a Swinging Hover Effect With CSS3 Animations

In this tutorial we are using CSS3 animations and transitions to create a “swinging” hover effect for a “follow me on Twitter” button.

AnythingZoomer jQuery Plugin

Annotation Overlay Efect With Css3

A tutorial about how to create an overlay effect to show some more details of an item or image. The effect is CSS-only and uses a combination of the :checked pseudo-class with the sibling combinator.

CSS Powered Buttons with Hover Tooltips

Here is another social media buttons I did earlier today, you can add them to you next project, I’m only using social media button as an example, you can pretty much use them for any purposes. From the image you probably noticed the tool tip effect, check out the demo to see the button in action.

Useful and Practical jQuery Image ToolTips

It displays a tooltip image when user hover on the thumbnail with fadein and out effect. it’s a useful script for your website.

Adipoli jQuery Image Hover Plugin

Enabling image hover effect is very simple. Place the below references inside your head tag.

Paper Like Unfolding Effect

A highly experimental jQuery plugin that let’s you unfold elements to reveal more content just like on a piece of paper. Unfolding directions and number of steps can be specified.

Caption Hover Effects

A tutorial on how to create some subtle and modern caption hover effects.

Flat Folio

A simple flat portfolio style that doesn’t suck. Saw a similar style on a theme and had to re-create it. Added some animate.css by Dan Eden and a hover effect.

Creative Button Styles

Some creative and modern button styles and effects for your inspiration.

Text Revel on Hover: Corner Triangle Slide Overlay

Flat Logo With Hover Effect

Pretty Hover Effects with CSS and jQuery

This article will show you how to create pretty hover effects for your images using jQuery and CSS.

Animated Skills Diagram With Raphael

In this tutorial we will show you how to create a diagram using Raphaël – a small JavaScript library that is great for working with vector graphics.

Realistic Hover Effect

Creating a Border Animation Effect with SVG and CSS

The website of Carl Philipe Brenner has some very creative and subtle animations and today we want to explore how to recreate a border animation effect using CSS transitions on SVG lines.


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