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CSS Transitions: How to Create Smooth Hover Effects

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I'm working on a web project and I want to add smooth hover effects to elements on my webpage using CSS transitions. Specifically, I'd like to change a button's background color and text color when a user hovers over it.

Here's what I have so far in my CSS code:

.button {
    background-color: #3498db;
    color: #fff;
    padding: 10px 20px;
    text-align: center;
    text-decoration: none;
    display: inline-block;
    font-size: 16px;
    margin: 4px 2px;
    cursor: pointer;
    border-radius: 4px;
}

.button:hover {
    background-color: #2980b9;
    color: #fff;
}

While this works, the transition between the original and hover states is abrupt. How can I create a smoother transition effect, so the color change appears gradual and fluid?

I'd appreciate it if you could provide guidance on how to use CSS transitions to achieve this smooth hover effect, including any necessary CSS properties and values. I appreciate your help!

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To create a smooth and gradual transition effect for the hover state of your button, you can use CSS transitions. The key is to specify which CSS properties you want to transition and the duration of the transition. You can do this by adding the transition property to your .button selector. Here's an updated version of your CSS code:

 

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.button {

    background-color: #3498db;

    color: #fff;

    padding: 10px 20px;

    text-align: center;

    text-decoration: none;

    display: inline-block;

    font-size: 16px;

    margin: 4px 2px;

    cursor: pointer;

    border-radius: 4px;

    /* Add transition properties */

    transition: background-color 0.3s ease, color 0.3s ease;

}

 

.button:hover {

    background-color: #2980b9;

    color: #fff;

}

In this code:

 

We added a transition property to the .button selector. This property specifies the CSS properties that you want to transition, the duration of the transition, and the easing function for the transition.

 

We're transitioning both background-color and color properties with a duration of 0.3s (0.3 seconds) and using the ease timing function, which provides a smooth and gradual transition effect.

 

Now, when you hover over the button, you should see a smooth color transition that appears gradual and fluid. You can adjust the transition duration (0.3s in this example) to make it faster or slower, depending on your preference.

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