In modern web design, typography is also treated as a part of the design. Typography based designs not only make the websites minimal but also present the contents elegantly. When you add animation effects to these beautiful fonts, they get a life. In the digital age, font developers make many beautiful fonts that clearly express the feelings. But still, it is a half baked feature, when it comes to expressing the fee. Adding text effects to the texts make the design complete. You can either keep the effects as autoloading or you can make it interactive. No matter what type of text effect you are interested in, we have collected some of the cool text effects to spice up your web and application contents.

Terminal Text Effect


Terminal text effect gives a normal text typing effect. If you are making a personal website for a freelancer or creative startup website, this effect gives a quick intro of you and your services. Rather than just listing your services, presenting them engagingly like this will get user’s eye. The typing speed is quick and smooth so that the user can read all the entries without spending much time. And also ample amount of timing is given for the effect to complete so the user can read the contents. The complete code structure is shared with you with which you can alter the effects and see based on your contents.

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Text animation


You get a text rotating animation effect in this example. If you wish to give an interactive intro about you or your product with texts, this animation effect will come in handy for you. The advantage with this design is it doesn’t take much screen space and you can easily resize it based on your text length. The text rotating effect is smooth and clean so that the user can feel the text rotating effect. As this effect is made purely using the CSS3 and HTML5 script, you can easily use this code in modern websites without any issues.

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Simple CSS Text Animation


The above-mentioned text effect is simple and takes at the end of the line. In this design, the text rotates at the center of the paragraph. The default design makes it a perfect fit for eCommerce websites. Different colors are used for different text in the animation so that the user can easily witness the new texts. Like the previous design, this one is also made mostly using the CSS3 script. Hence, you can utilize this code and can customize it easily based on your needs. As the code is shared in the CodePen editor, you can visualize the customization results before using it on your website or application.

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Handwriting: SVG animation


From the name itself you can understand that this animation effect includes cursive writing style text animation. If you are using cursive writing style brand logo or cursive fonts for H1 tags on your website, this animation effect will come in handy for you. The effect is smooth and fluid to give a realistic handwriting style animation. To make this realistic text effect, the developer has used CSS3 and Javascript framework. The tags are used properly in this design so that you can easily find and edit the element you want.

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Animated Text Fill


Animated text fill is another purely CSS based text effect. You can use this effect on the homepage header sections and for important contents on the landing page. Though the animation effect is simple, it manages to get user attention easily. In the default design, the developer has used an orange color scheme, but you can even use a gradient color scheme to spice up the design. As it uses the latest CSS3 script, it supports all modern colors.

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Letter Animation


Letter Animation is a fun-filled interactive animation effect. On clicking over the letters, they change their orientation and shape, which looks gimmicky and attractive. You can use this type of effects on your error pages, to keep your users entertained until your website is back online. To make this interactive text animation effect, the developer has used both CSS and Javascript. Though the code script is a bit complex, it is worth for the end result.

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Flickering Light Text Effect


Some time we no need to make big complicated effects to convey our idea, a simple gesture or sign will do. If your business always finds simple yet effective solutions for major day to day life issues, text effects like this suit better for you. As the name implies this effect includes a flickering light for one of the characters in a word. The effect is clean and simple so that you can use it in all types of professional and personal website. Latest HTML5 and CSS3 frameworks are used in this design. The best part is the effect purely uses CSS framework. As a result, you get a light-weight and easy to use element for your website design.

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3D Cuboid Text Effect


This another multifaceted text effect like the Terminal text effect mentioned above. You can use this text effects in all types of conventional website. Texts are made bold and big to make readability easier. Effects are also smooth and clean without any lag with which you can give an impressive quick intro to your business. In the demo, the whole texts use cuboid effect. But you have well-written content, you can use the effect for a single word alone to give a rhyming effect. The whole code structure is shared with you directly for a better hands-on experience, you can check the info link.

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In/out Of Focus Text Effect


This text effect can be used in website content and also in page load animation. Since the effect used in this design is simple and minimal you can use it any part of your website. As the name implies this one uses in and out of focus text effect. The best part about this text effects is designed purely using CSS. Hence, you can use this text even on your existing website. By making a few customizations you can easily use this text effect on any website. As most of the modern website uses CSS3 framework, using this effect won’t be an issue.

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Bubbling Text Effect


This is a static text effect which won’t take much space. From the name itself, you can infer that it uses bubbles in its effect. If your business is related to the aquarium or any other business related to it, this effects suits you better. As the effects are very minimal you can use it on your logo to give an impressive presentation. Rather than simply putting your logo on a corner of your website, you can use elements like this to make your brand stand in your audience memory. If you are using a text-based logo, this effect gives life to your design. Speaking of the logo, take a look at our logo mockup collection to present your logo design elegantly to your audience or client.

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Shatter Text Effect


Shatter Text Effect is an interactive effect which works when the user hovers over the text. Since typography is also treated as a part of the modern web design, using effects like this will help you impress the users. This one is also a purely CSS based text effects so integrating and using it in your web design won’t be an issue. The CSS3 framework makes the effects smooth and clean. But still, you have to do a few optimizations to make it properly working in all famous web browsers. If you are looking for simple and elegant website templates with effects like this pre-built in them, take a look at our free simple website templates collection.

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GSAP Text Animation


GSAP Text Animation is a heavy complex text effect. If you have made your website purely with modern web design and creative web elements, effects like this will give richness to your website. The creator of this effect has given you both assembling and dispersing effects of the texts. So you can get a clear idea before using it on your website. Since a full paragraph adapts this effect, this may look a bit cluttered in the demo. But still, you can control the words and scattering radius based on your design needs. To make the animation effect buttery smooth, the developer has used a few lines of Javascript along with the HTML and CSS frameworks.

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Mystique Text Effect


The developer of this effect has used neon light design as you have seen in store signboards. Using neon lights are a part of the creative sign board designs to get user attention. If you are making a website filled with realistic images of your store, using text effects like this will add life to your website. This effects also suits for small store business websites which totally relies on local customers and local SEO. Speaking of sign boards, take a look at our signboard mockups to present your store name design digitally with photorealistic images. This minimal text effect is designed purely using HTML and CSS.

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The text effects are not only used as a decorative element but they are also used as a medium to express your business. The Hello! text effect indirectly shows many businesses. You can use this effects for a location-based services website, location directory websites and event websites. If you add colors and change the elements, you can use this effect for a floral website and a farm website. As we humans have very less attention span of eight seconds, our effort must grab user’s attention within a second. Creative yet effective animations like this will get you a good response from your audience.

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Text Line Animation


If you are looking for a meaningful text effect for a security or such company websites, this effect will inspire you. The creator of this text effect uses fingerprint in his design, which makes it the best option for security website. Still, you can change the element of animation based on your design needs. The creator has shared the entire code used to create this smart text effects. You can use those code as a base and can create your own custom text effects. With the help of the Javascript, the effect is made more fluid and smooth. By making a few optimizations you can use this effect in your web design.

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Many websites try to keep their users engaged by providing useful tools and fun elements. The developer of this animation has given you the choice to enter the texts and it will be shown in the bubble galaxy. If you ever struck a Google page without internet, you can play with the dinosaur. Same fun element is used in this text effects as well. You can use this effects in your under construction page or maintenance page to keep the users engaged still your site is back online. The creator of this dynamic text effect has shared the coding directly with you. You can have your hands-on experience with it to get a better idea.

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Animating SVG Text


Animating SVG text effect is another cool text effect for conventional websites. The creator of this effect has used bold looking trendy fonts with a groovy color scheme. Effects are smooth and sleek so that it won’t take much of the users time while loading. Though it is a complex effect, the designer has kept it very simple so that it fits in well with all types of websites. Just like all other complex text animation effects in this list, the developer has used Javascript for fluid effect. Colors are also handled properly which makes the text effect lively and attractive.

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Onion Skinning Text Morphing


Onion Skinning Text Morphing, as the name implies the effects show the peeling trace of the text. This cool text effect can also be used as a page load animation. The proper color combination and balanced animation effect make this text effect elegant. In the coding, the developer has clearly mentioned the stroke, timing, and texts. Check out the info link to clearly see the complete coding used in this text effect. Remember that this is just an inspiration, you have to work with the code manually to optimize it for your website or application.

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Letters Effect


Scrolling is one of the most common gestures used on both computers and smartphones. Combining your effects with scrolling action will make your website or application more engaging to the users. If you are making a design agency website or photography website with interactive scroll effect, text effects like this suits for your agency or studio intro. In the default demo, the texts expand to give the full company name as you scroll. By keeping this text effect as a base you can add your own creativity to make it more compelling for your audience. Overall this Letter effect is creative and practically applicable text effect.

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SVG Text Animation


SVG text animation is another funkier looking cool text effect. The colorful and vibrant text effect makes this text animation a perfect option for kids website and gaming website. The continuity and the flow of the animation on the text gives a professional finish to the effect. Different colors are used in this text effect. If you have your own brand color, you can use it here in the effect to clearly brand your website. Based on the fonts you use, you can change the text effects. Complete code script used for this text script is shared with you; using it you can customize the text effect in the way you want.

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Shaded Text


Shaded Text effect is almost similar to the Animating SVG text effect mentioned above. The only difference is the effect appears when the user hovers over the text. On the handwritten like cursive letters, the effects look attractive. The developer of this text effect has kept it sleek and quick which will get user attention easily. Extruded texts give an embossed three-dimensional look to the letters. All you have to do is to add your content and pick the color scheme you want. This is another pure CSS based text effect which can be used easily on your existing website.

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Shadow Parallax


Shadow Parallax is another interactive text effect like the Shaded Text mentioned above. From the name itself you can infer that the creator of this effects has played with the shadows. With the latest HTML5 and CSS3 framework, creative minds can play effectively with shadows and depth effect. The creator of this design has incorporated cursor movement along with the shadows to make it more effective. Not only the shadows but also few words move along with the shadows. The simple nature of this text effect makes it a perfect option for all types of header design in websites and landing pages.

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Text Color Draw


Text color draw is a funky looking attractive text effect. The falling texts with color shifts get user attention as soon as they land on your website. Storytelling is no more content only work, combining the well-written contents with impressive effects will give you even better results. Based on the tone of the content and nature of your business, these text effects help you to easily relate to the audience. Text color draw is one such effect which will give an impressive text intro. The creator of this design has given you both the text in and out animations so you get a better idea before using it on your website.

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Glitched Text


The creator of this text effect has inspired this one for TheVerge website. It is clean and simple so you can use it anywhere on your website. In the original design of the Verge website, this text effect is used for the heading of a blog post. If you are designing a technology blog or a blog with creative design, effects like this will spice up your website. To make this elegantly simple text effect, the creator has used HTML, CSS, and Javascript framework. Take a look at our free blog templates with reader-friendly creative design to reduce your regular chore and work on important features.

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GSAP Text Reveal Animation


GSAP Text Reveal Animation is a minimal text effect which can be used on any website. You might have seen this effect already in many modern websites with a conventional design. The sleek animation effect and simple design make it easily blend in any website environment. You can even use this effect in your existing website. As this text effect takes very small space, adding it into a website won’t be an issue. The creator of this effect has shared the coding script directly with you, take a look at it before adding it on your website.

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Silent Movie Text Effect


Silent Movie Text Effect is a classic one with retro style. As the name implies, you have an old movie text card effect with shaky film roll and lines. If you are designing an entertainment website you can use this effect to highlight important contents. Another best thing about this effect is the creator has made this purely using HTML5 and CSS3. Hence, you get a fluid animation effect with light coding script. As a result, you get an easy loading impressive text effect. The code script is shared in the Codepen editor so you can witness the customizations as you make them.

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Published by Girish Karthik