20 Cool CSS3 Text Effects + Tutorials

CSS3 is a powerful language and it helps web designers build beautiful website easier. Creating text effect with CSS3 is nice and easy, this is a list of 20 cool CSS3 Text Effects and tutorials that you can grab the code to create cool CSS3 text for your sites.

I found these effects look really nice and you can see some of these effects widely use on the web. Some of the effects in the list are not CSS such as sIFR and FLIR but I think it’s good to have them on the list.

1. 3D Text

3D Text

2. Letterpress Text Effect Using Photoshop and CSS

Letterpress Text Effect

3. Neon Lights

Neon Lights

4. Subtle CSS3 Typography that you’d Swear was Made in Photoshop

Subtle CSS3 Typography

5. How to Create a Cool Anaglyphic Text Effect with CSS

Anaglyphic Text Effect

6. Adding An Outline To Your Text Using the CSS3 text-stroke Property

CSS3 text-stroke

7. CSS Gradient Text Effect

CSS Gradient Text Effect

8. Matrix Animation with WebKit CSS3

Matrix Animation

9. How to Create Inset Typography with CSS3

Inset Typography with CSS3

10. Quick Tip: Nonintrusive CSS Text Gradients (Video tutorial)

Nonintrusive CSS Text Gradients

11. The Easiest Way to Create Vertical Text with CSS

Vertical Text with CSS

12. 8 CSS3 Text Shadow Effects

CSS3 Text Shadow Effects

13. Text Rotation With CSS

Text Rotation With CSS

14. Add Grunge Effect to Text Using Simple CSS

Grunge Effect

15. 3D Text Tower

3D Text Tower

16. Adding Stroke to Web Text

Adding Stroke to Web Text

17. How To Implement sIFR3 Into Your Website

How To Implement sIFR3 Into Your Website

18. How To Use Any Font You Wish With FLIR


19. Text Shadow Box

Text Shadow Box

20. CSS3 Shining Text, CSS2 Flaming Text

CSS2 Flaming Text

21. Let’s Create Paper with CSS

Paper with CSS