How to Create Inset Text with CSS3

Many exciting new functions and features are being thought up for CSS3. Today we are going to create inset test with CSS3. That property will support Firefox, Opera, Chrome and Safari. Inset text being text that has been pushed into the background, almost like a reverse embossed effect. I hope that, you will find a quite useful inspiration for your next design project. Thanks!


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Example

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Step #1 Css Structure

first we create a Simple Css code

[code lang="css"]
*{
 padding:0; margin:0;
}
body{
 background:#222;
}
[/code]

[code lang="css"]
#container{
margin:0 auto;
background:#333333;
}
[/code]

[code lang="css"]
h2 {
color:#000;
text-shadow:-1px 1px 1px #4A4947;
font:36px bold Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
margin:0 0 0 0;
padding:0 0 10px 0;
}
[/code]

[code lang="css"]
p{
text-shadow:-1px 1px 1px  #4A4947;
font:bold 18px Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
color:#000;
padding:0 0 10px 0;
line-height:162.5%;
}
[/code]

Step #2 Html Structure

now we create a Simple Html code

[code lang="htmlstrict"]

Heading

Et ut ac sociis natoque montes! Porta lundium sed, tempor ac porta, parturient turpis. Ac, ut eros egestas, adipiscing penatibus sit lacus mattis parturient, placerat.

Et ut ac sociis natoque montes! Porta lundium sed, tempor ac porta, parturient turpis. Ac, ut eros egestas, adipiscing penatibus sit lacus mattis parturient, placerat.

[/code]

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7 thoughts on “How to Create Inset Text with CSS3

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  3. Erica | UPrinting

    I never knew about this, since my knowledge about css are only the basics. Thanks for sharing this, I will for sure try this one. Looking forward for your next post!

  4. Marek Stasikowski

    Sorry, but I really don’t like the idea of doubling the content in the markup. There’s better than this, eg. JavaScript based.

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