Welcome to our article showcasing a captivating collection of CSS Hero Effects! In this compilation, we have curated a selection of hand-picked free HTML and CSS code examples that demonstrate the power and impact of hero effects. This update of November 2022 brings you 8 new items, sourced from popular platforms like CodePen, GitHub, and other valuable resources.

Hero effects are a fantastic way to make a bold statement and grab the attention of your website visitors. By utilizing CSS properties and animations, these effects create dynamic and visually stunning introductions to your web pages, instantly captivating your audience.

Each code example in this collection has been carefully chosen to showcase the versatility and creativity of hero effects. From animated text and images to full-screen transitions and interactive elements, these code examples offer a wide range of possibilities to elevate your web design.

By leveraging the power of CSS and HTML, these hero effects are lightweight, fast-loading, and easily customizable to suit your design needs. Each code example is accompanied by its respective HTML and CSS code, making it easy for you to implement these effects into your own projects.

Unleash your creativity as you discover the possibilities of CSS hero effects. With these captivating effects, you can create a memorable and immersive user experience that will leave a lasting impression on your website visitors. Get ready to elevate your design with this collection of hand-picked CSS hero effect code examples.

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  1. JavaScript Hero Effects

Author

  • Bertrand Vanderdonckt

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  • HTML / CSS (SCSS)

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Hero Appearance - CSS Only

Compatible browsers: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Safari

Responsive: yes

Dependencies: -

Author

  • MOZZARELLA

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  • HTML / CSS

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Hero Image Staggered Hover Zoom Effect - CSS Only

CSS only. This probably shouldn't be used on a production site, just for fun.

Compatible browsers: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Safari

Responsive: yes

Dependencies: -

Author

  • Silvestar Bistrović

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  • HTML / CSS (SCSS)

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Home Hero Animation

Compatible browsers: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Safari

Responsive: yes

Dependencies: -

Author

  • Silvestar Bistrović

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  • HTML (Pug) / CSS (SCSS)

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Hero Image Reveal

Compatible browsers: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Safari

Responsive: yes

Dependencies: -

Demo image: Travel Site Hero

Author

  • Andrew

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  • HTML / CSS (SCSS)

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Travel Site Hero

Compatible browsers: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Safari

Responsive: yes

Dependencies: -

Author

  • Andrew

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  • HTML / CSS (SCSS)

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National Geographic Hero Idea

Compatible browsers: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Safari

Responsive: yes

Dependencies: -

Author

  • Wikyware Net

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  • HTML / CSS

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Flex Items

Compatible browsers: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Safari

Responsive: yes

Dependencies: -

Author

  • Ryan Mulligan

Made with

  • HTML (Pug) / CSS (SCSS)

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CSS Parallax Hero

Parallax effect created with CSS transforms and perspective properties.

Compatible browsers: Chrome, Edge, Opera, Safari

Responsive: yes

Dependencies: -

Demo image: Easter Hero

Author

  • Johana Morales

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  • HTML / CSS (SCSS)

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Easter Hero

Compatible browsers: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Safari

Responsive: no

Dependencies: -

Author

  • Jesse Couch

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  • HTML / CSS (SCSS)

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Website Hero

Just playing around with position sticky for some fun scrolling effects.

Compatible browsers: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Safari

Responsive: yes

Dependencies: -

Author

  • Stephanie Eckles

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  • HTML / CSS (SCSS)

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Heroes in the Spotlight

Compatible browsers: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Safari

Responsive: yes

Dependencies: -

Author

  • ktich

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  • HTML / CSS (SCSS)

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Hero - 3 Designs

Compatible browsers: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Safari

Responsive: yes

Dependencies: -

Demo image: Dual Picture Hero

Author

  • Bart

Made with

  • HTML / CSS

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Dual Picture Hero

Compatible browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Opera, Safari

Responsive: yes

Dependencies: -

Author

  • Krzysztof Furtak

Made with

  • HTML / CSS

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Hero Waves

Compatible browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Opera, Safari

Responsive: yes

Dependencies: -

Author

  • Clifton T Canady

Made with

  • HTML / CSS (SCSS)

About the code

Hero Animation

Compatible browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Opera, Safari

Responsive: yes

Dependencies: -

Demo image: Hero Article

Author

  • Eric Thayer

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  • HTML / CSS (SCSS)

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Hero Article

Using Grid to layout an article hero card.

Compatible browsers: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Safari

Responsive: yes

Dependencies: -

Demo image: Hero Module with Flexbox and the 'vh' Unit

Author

  • Wouter van der Zee

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  • HTML / CSS (SCSS)

About the code

Hero Module with Flexbox and the 'vh' Unit

The hero is a widely used module. This version is created with modern techniques like flexbox and the vh unit. Flexbox and the vh unit makes it possible to create this module with less code.

Compatible browsers: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Safari

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Demo image: CSS Star Animation for Hero CSS Star Animation for Hero - GIF Demo

Author

  • Michael Becker

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  • HTML / CSS (SCSS)

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CSS Star Animation for Hero

Diagonal hero div with CSS star animation background.

Compatible browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari

Dependencies: -

Demo image: Stripe Hero

Author

  • chickennate

Made with

  • HTML / CSS

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Stripe Hero

CSS stripe hero from stripe.com.

Compatible browsers: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Safari

Dependencies: -

Author

  • Rasmus Jürs

Made with

  • HTML / CSS (SCSS)

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Parallax Background Hero

Multiple background images with CSS3 animation create a multi-depth parallax effect.

Compatible browsers: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Safari

Responsive: yes

Dependencies: -

Demo image: Animated Hero Background

Author

  • Dinesh Balaji

Made with

  • HTML (Pug) / CSS (SCSS) / JavaScript

About the code

Animated Hero Background

An animated hero background, that can be used for portfolio sites.

Compatible browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari

Dependencies: -

Demo image: Animated Hero Image with CSS Clipping

Author

  • Mihael Tomić

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  • HTML / CSS (PostCSS)

About the code

Animated Hero Image with CSS Clipping

Animated with CSS and applied CSS fixed item clipping to get subtle animation.

Compatible browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari

Dependencies: -

Demo image: Hero Experiment

Author

  • Screeny

Made with

  • HTML / CSS (SCSS)

About the code

Hero Experiment

Mix gradients with some colourful background – have yourself some cool hero.

Compatible browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari

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Demo image: Hero Image and CSS Gradient

Author

  • Naoya

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  • HTML / CSS

About the code

Hero Image and CSS Gradient

Hero image with CSS gradient animation.

Compatible browsers: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Safari

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Demo image: Headings/Hero Image Typography Playground

Author

  • Mirko Zorić

Made with

  • HTML / CSS

About the code

Headings/Hero Image Typography Playground

Explanation is at the top of CSS file. Just some typefaces, helper classes and few presets for easily testing headings typography.

Compatible browsers: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Safari

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Demo image: Tinted Hero

Author

  • Luis Herrero

Made with

  • HTML / CSS

About the code

Tinted Hero

A quick way to tint a typical hero in websites. Just use a pseudo class instead of another div.tint:
.hero:before { content: ''; position: absolute; left: 0; top: 0; right: 0; bottom: 0; background: rgba(0, 7, 100, .6); }
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Compatible browsers: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Safari

Dependencies: -