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CSS Only Frosted Glass Effect - #77

Published: October 29, 2021 | DevDrawer

Estimated Reading Time
2 minutes
Video Duration
26:16 minutes

Learn how to create the frosted glass effect using only CSS. This cool effect gives your website popovers, popups, and overlays a glossy, glass-like feel, and gives your website more depth.

In this tutorial, we go over how to create a glass effect class, and how to use it in various places while staying 100% responsive. Also, since this was a lot of CSS to make a simple effect look cool, I stopped talking and added music...just this once. So, sit back, enjoy the music and learn how to make your own frosted glass effect using only CSS.

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