How to create linear gradient text using HTML and CSS ?
The linear-gradient is a kind of text-styling in which the text is filled with linear-gradient color codes. These kinds of effects are generally used in dark-themed websites or apps to make the text look attractive and bold. They are almost suitable for dark themes and do not go well with the lighter themes.
Approach: Please refer linear-gradient() method to sreate a gradient background and then use webkit properties to overlay that background with our text.
HTML Code: In the following section, the text used for demonstration is wrapped inside h1 tag.
CSS Code: For CSS code, please follow the steps given below.
- Step 1: Apply a basic background to the body tag and align the text to center of the page.
- Step 2: Do some basic styling like font-size and family etc.
- Step 3: Apply the linear gradient property with any colors of your choice.
- Step 4: Now apply webkit properties, the first one will make the whole gradient-background transparent and the second property will fill the text with the gradient background.
Note: You can apply some shadow to the text to give it a darker or matte finishing kind of look.
Complete Code: It is the combination of the above two sections of code.
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