THE WORLD'S LARGEST WEB DEVELOPER SITE
×

HOW TO

HowTo Home

Menus

Icon Bar Menu Icon Accordion Tabs Vertical Tabs Tab Headers Top Navigation Responsive Topnav Search Bar Side Navigation Fullscreen Navigation Off-Canvas Menu Hover Sidenav Buttons Horizontal Scroll Menu Vertical Menu Bottom Navigation Responsive Bottom Nav Bottom Border Nav Links Fixed Menu Slide Down Bar on Scroll Sticky Navbar Hover Dropdowns Click Dropdowns Dropdown in Navbar Mega Menu Pagination Breadcrumbs Button Group Vertical Button Group

Images

Slideshow Modal Images Lightbox Responsive Image Grid Image Grid Tab Gallery Image Overlay Image Effects Image Text Transparent Image Text Full Page Image Hero Image Rounded Images Meet the Team Sticky Image Flip an Image Shake an Image Portfolio Gallery Portfolio with Filtering

Buttons

Alert Buttons Animated Buttons Social Media Buttons Loading Buttons Next/prev Buttons Round Buttons Scroll To Top Button

Forms

Login Form Signup Form Contact Form Newsletter Responsive Form Clear Input Field Copy Text to Clipboard Animated Search Custom Checkbox/Radio Toggle Switch Password Validation Toggle Password Visibility Multiple Step Form

Filters

Filter List Filter Table Filter Elements Sort List Sort Table

More

Fullscreen Video Modal Boxes Timeline Progress Bars Skill Bar Range Sliders Tooltips Popups Calendar Zebra Striped Table Responsive Tables HTML Includes To Do List Loaders Star Rating User Rating Overlay Effect Contact Chips Cards Profile Card Alerts Notes Labels Circles Coupon Fixed Footer Equal Height Clearfix Snackbar Scroll Drawing Sticky Header Pricing Table Parallax Aspect Ratio Build a Web Site Toggle Like/Dislike Toggle Hide/Show Toggle Class Add Class Remove Class Arrows Shapes Browser Window Custom Scrollbar Device Look Placeholder Color Vertical Line Animate Icons Countdown Timer Typewriter Coming Soon Page Center Website Thumbnails Chat Messages Testimonials Draggable HTML Element Syntax Highlighter JS Animations Contact Section

Grid

2 Column Layout 3 Column Layout 4 Column Layout Expanding Grid Mixed Column Layout

Google

Google Maps Google Translate Google Charts Google Fonts

Converters

Convert Weight Convert Temperature Convert Length Convert Speed

How TO - Image with Transparent Text


Learn how to create an image with a transparent (see-through) background text, using CSS.


Transparent Image Text

Norway

Heading

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, an his etiam torquatos. Tollit soleat phaedrum te duo, eum cu recteque expetendis neglegentur. Cu mentitum maiestatis persequeris pro, pri ponderum tractatos ei.

Try it Yourself »

How To Create a Transparent Image Text

Step 1) Add HTML:

Example

<div class="container">
  <img src="notebook.jpg" alt="Notebook" style="width:100%;">
  <div class="content">
    <h1>Heading</h1>
    <p>Lorem ipsum..</p>
  </div>
</div>

Step 2) Add CSS:

Example

.container {
    position: relative;
    max-width: 800px; /* Maximum width */
    margin: 0 auto; /* Center it */
}

.container .content {
    position: absolute; /* Position the background text */
    bottom: 0; /* At the bottom. Use top:0 to append it to the top */
    background: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.5); /* Black background with 0.5 opacity */
    color: #f1f1f1; /* Grey text */
    width: 100%; /* Full width */
    padding: 20px; /* Some padding */
}
Try it Yourself »