Free jQuery CSS3 Image Hover Effects are an excellent way to add in nice effect to your website projects. In this collection we’ve gathered the best css3 image hover effects jquery plugins recently published. These Free jQuery CSS3 Image Hover Effects is an effective and creative way of adding professional effects using the latest CSS3 tools.

jQuery is a cross-platform JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML. It was released in January 2006 at BarCamp NYC by John Resig. It is currently developed by a team of developers led by Dave Methvin. Used by over 65% of the 10,000 most visited websites, jQuery is the most popular JavaScript library in use today.

Today’s collection contains 53 Free jQuery CSS3 Image Hover Effects. The CSS markup is commented and you’ll get also a documentation file to help you start working with these hover effects. We hope you enjoy this collection when using it on your latest web design projects.

Advance Hover Effects

Part 2 of the CSS3 hover effects. This one uses new transitions and different coding. 12 different examples with different effects and transitions. All shapes are CSS3 and not images. Also the first animation on the video demo will not work with Google Chrome or Opera. But the other 11 work perfect with all updated browsers. This will only work with updated browsers, IE8 and IE7 is a no go.

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Auto Post Thumbnail PRO

Auto Post Thumbnail PRO is a plugin to generate Featured Image (AKA Post Thumbnail) from first image in a post or any custom post type. The plugin will also create thumbnails from several popular Video services if it finds a Video embedded in the post.

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CSS3 Image Hover Effects

This set of 17 Image Hover Effects uses some of the best and newest CSS3 features to showcase your images in a unique way. Each effect comes with variants and in a separate HTML file and the documentation file will help you to integrate them on your website.

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CSS3 Image Hover Effects Vol.2

After the success of my CSS3 Image Hover Effects, this new set of more advanced 14 effects contains a full range of awesome stuff to showcase your work in a modern and different way. Each effect comes with variants and in a separate HTML file and the documentation file will help you to integrate them on your website.

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3D Thumbnail Hover Effects

Today we want to show you how to create some exciting 3D hover effects using CSS3 and jQuery. This idea is inspired by the cool hover effect that you can find on the page of the Google SketchUp Showcase.

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CSS3 Hover Pack

This CSS3 Hover pack contains more than 20 examples of Hover Effects. Few single effects and more combinations to boost creativity. All effects simulate flash and javascript with pure CSS3 . Each effect on each css and html files.

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Scrollable Thumbs Menu with jQuery

In this tutorial we will create a fixed menu with scrollable thumbs. The idea is to have a menu fixed to the bottom of the page and let a vertical stack of thumbs appear when hovering over a menu item. The thumbs are scrollable by moving the mouse up and down which makes a really nice effect. We will add some CSS3 properties for spicing up the looks.

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jQuery CSS3 Image Hover Effects

CSS3 Image Hover Effects is a jQuery plugin by Fusiondevs.com for adding superb hover effects to your website’s images. Perfect for using on banners, advertisements and custom buttons.

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Hover Slide Effect with jQuery

Today we will create a neat effect with some images using jQuery. The main idea is to have an image area with several images that slide out when we hover over them, revealing other images. The sliding effect will be random, i.e. the images will slide to the top or bottom, left or right, fading out or not. When we click on any area, all areas will slide their images out.

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Killer CSS3 Image Hover Effects

22 Different Image hover effects using just CSS3 . These effects will give your images and thumbnails a unique and modern effect. Integrating the effects is simple and straight forward. Each effect has a lightbox option where all the code needed for integration resides.

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Bubbleriffic Image Gallery with jQuery

In this tutorial we will create a bubbly image gallery that shows your images in a unique way. The idea is to show the thumbnails of albums in a rounded fashion allowing the user to scroll them automatically by moving the mouse. Clicking on a thumbnail will zoom in a big circle and the full image which will be automatically resized to fit into the screen. Navigating through the images will slide the current image to the side and make the new one appear in a zoom like fashion.

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Picanim – jQuery Image Hover Effect Plugin

Picanim is jQuery plugin used to bring stylish image hover effects,it contains more than 27+ unique hover effects and more coming soon.Browser Support:IE(even ie6),Firefox,Opera,Safari,Google Chrome.

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Sweet Thumbnails Preview Gallery

In this tutorial we will create an image gallery with jQuery that shows a preview of each image as a little thumbnail. The idea is to hover over the slider dots and make the regarding thumbnail slide into the previewer. When clicking a slider dot, the full image will slide in from the right or left side, depending on the currently viewed image.

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Zalki Hover Image – Plugin jQuery

Zalki Hover Img – is a jQuery plugin for image hover animations. Cross browser even IE 7 (even opacity).Easy to use and customize. Supports thirty animation effects from jQuery Easing. No need to adjust the size of the container.

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Thumbnails Preview Slider with jQuery

In this tutorial we will show you how to create and use a thumbnails preview slider with jQuery. Since we got a lot of requests to show how to make the preview slider work separately from the full image view, we decided to make a tutorial on how to use the little thumbnails preview part only.

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jQuery Hover Cards

jQuery Hover Cards is a lightweight plugin that gives you the power to create beautiful and interactive hover effects for your images and thumbnails the differ depending on the direction the image was hovered.

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Original Hover Effects with CSS3

The power of CSS3 is enormous and in this tutorial we will see how to exploit it in a very creative way. We are going to create some thumbnail hover effects with CSS3 transitions. On hover over a thumbnail, we will reveal some description of the thumbnail, using a different style in each example.

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WP Easy Social Hover Plugin

WordPress Plugin – Easy Social Hover allows users to add multiple on hover effects with Social Network Sharing buttons to their images using standard WP media tool. Add Facebook Share, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn and GooglePlus sharing to your Images with a Style! This plugin will enable your visitors to easily and simply share your images over major social networks!

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Hover and Click Trigger for Circular Elements with jQuery

Applying a :hover pseudo-class to an element is widely known as the classic “hovering” over an element on a web page. A problem that arose with the introduction of the border-radius property is the non-realistic triggering of the hover event when entering the bounding box of the element and not just the actual visible area. This becomes extreme when we create a circle by setting the border-radius of a square to 50% (half of its outer width and height).

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Social Image Hover for jQuery

Social Image Hover for jQuery combines all of the web’s most popular social services into one easy to use plugin. Social Image Hover allows you to quickly and easily add hover-over social buttons to your images on-the-fly making them instantly “shareable” on Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Reddit, and more. Even better, the hover effects are silky smooth, cross browser, and come in multiple styles!

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CSS3 Lightbox

Today we want to show you how to create a neat lightbox effect using only CSS. The idea is to have some thumbnails that are clickable, and once clicked, the respective large image is shown. Using CSS transitions and animations, we can make the large image appear in a fancy way.

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IHC – Portfolio CSS3 Image Hover Caption

The CSS3 is amazing. This item contain a CSS3 portfolio styling with 15 animation types. No javascript, no image sprites. The source code is well commented and very easy to edit and understand.

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Thumbnail Proximity Effect with jQuery and CSS3

Today we want to show you how to create a neat thumbnail proximity effect with jQuery. The idea is to scale thumbnails when hovering over them and also scale their neighbouring thumbnails proportionally to their distance. We’ll also make a description appear.

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Anyhover Image Effects

WordPress Plugin – Anyhover Image Effects allows user to add multiple on hover effects to their images using standard WP media tool. This plugin has got 4 starting effects and 16 hover effects so in combination this plugin delivers users 64 cool effects for their images!

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Responsive Pricing Table with Neat Hover States

Anyone else getting a text squishing/snapping effect upon mouse hover? It seems unintentional.

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HoverEx – jQuery image hover animation plugin

HoverEx is a jQuery plugin for image hover animations.It contains over 36 animations and prepared 18 hover animation templates.It also support for image zoom and slider effect.You can use it to create unique animated effects effortlessly without any knowledge of jQuery. Just make the needs html markup,it will word well for you.

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Filter Functionality with CSS3

Using the general sibling combinator and the :checked pseudo-class, we can toggle states of other elements by checking a checkbox or a radio button. In this tutorial we will be exploring those CSS3 properties by creating a experimental portfolio filter that will toggle the states of items of a specific type.

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ThumbFx – Responsive jQuery Thumbnail Effects

Enrich your website experience with ThumbFx, a jQuery animation plugin that brings your images and content to life. Create unique animated effects effortlessly without any knowledge of jQuery. All effects are responsive and adapt perfectly for all device resolutions like mobiles, tablets and desktops. Check out how awesome it is.

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Pure CSS3 Vertical menu with nice hover effect

Vertical menu used font icon and nice hover effect. Thanks CSS3

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WP ThumbFx – Responsive jQuery Thumbnail Effects

Enrich your website experience with WPThumbFx, a WordPress jQuery animation plugin that brings your images and content in your articles to life. Create unique animated effects effortlessly without any knowledge of jQuery. All effects are responsive and adapt perfectly for all device resolutions like mobiles, tablets and desktops.

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Direction-Aware Hover Effect with CSS3 and jQuery

In today’s tip we’ll show you how to create a direction-aware hover effect using some CSS3 goodness and jQuery. The idea is to have a little overlay slide in on top of some thumbnails from the direction that we are coming from with the mouse. When we “leave” the element, the overlay will slide out to that direction, following our mouse. This will create an interesting-looking effect.

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Zoome – jQuery Image Zoom Effect Plugin

Zoome is a jQuery plugin to help you zoom images with hover effect(grayscale,blur,transparent) and you can zoom-in or zoom-out use mousewheel.

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Circle Hover Effects with CSS Transitions

In today’s tutorial we’ll experiment with hover effects on circles. Since we have the border radius property, we can create circular shapes and they have been appearing more often as design elements in websites. One use that I especially enjoy seeing is the circular thumbnail which just looks so much more interesting than the usual rectangular. And because the circle is such a special shape, we are going to create some special hover effects for it!

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HoverUp – jQuery Plugin

HoverUp is a flexible, yet very lightweight, jQuery Plugin to easily add animated captions to pictures or other content.

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CSS3 Image – Text Hover Effects

8 Standard Background Animations. Multiple Background Animation in 1 Hover. More than 15 Background Combinations. 14 Text Effects. 2 Background colors. (Light and Dark).

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jFade – jQuery Hover Effect

jFade is a jQuery plugin that allows you to easily add fade interaction to elements on your website! Adds a nice UI hover effect using nothing more than the images already on your page. With less than a dozen extra lines of code, you can easily control opacity fades when users hover over images.

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Hexagons with Hover Effect

This is the demo for my blog post about how I build the image hexagons + hover effects on my new website.

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Neat Photo Hover Effect with CSS Sprites and jQuery

Here is a very nice effect for photos or some black and white images. We are using some CSS sprites for the photos to create a darken effect when hovering over the images. This could also be used with other effects. The basic principle is to create the impression

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Pretty Hover Effects with CSS and jQuery

This article will show you how to create pretty hover effects for your images using jQuery and CSS. The plan is to use a clean mark up, adding the necessary elements on the fly. What this means is that we are starting from barebones image HTML tags, with title attributes only. This can come useful especially if you already have hundreds of images that you want to apply this effect on.

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Photo Booth Strips with Lightbox

A tutorial about how to create some neat scrollable photo booth strips and integrate Lightbox 2 and customize it in order to make it responsive and touch-device friendly.

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Magnifying glass for image zoom using Jquery and CSS3

Learn to make a realistic magnifying glass using Jquery and CSS3. Hover above the image to see the action. The code uses CSS3 box-shadow and border-radius properties to create the magnifying glass. Jquery is used to position it at the cursor coordinates and change the background position accordingly.

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Putting CSS Clip to Work: Expanding Overlay Effect

A tutorial about how to create a simple expanding overlay effect using the CSS clip property and CSS transitions.

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Bounce Effect

Simple bounce effect made with css3 keyframe animation

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Mate Hover – jQuery Plugin

Mate Hover – is a jQuery plugin for image hover animations. You can change the appearance of pop-up elements. You can embed your icons, text etc.

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Fast pseudo-perspective on hover

This is an effect from bighuman.com — but sped up by eliminating some “transition:” CSS which was glitching up the browser with javascript’s quick updates.

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Image & Thumbnail Hover Slider

I’d like to introduce you my brand new script here! Image & Thumbail Hover Slider is nice and smooth, clean and scalable – you gonna love it!

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Responsive Hover Descriptions

A test of different styles that can be applied to scalable product images to show the product’s information.

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Plus Thumbnail Post Widget – Premium Plugin

Display how you love to see your latest post, there are 5 different types (the most used). Show indicates the types of post you want to use between them are the options: Most Popular (most commented), Last Post, The most viewed.

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Rift.js

Took a few minutes today to write up a little plugin for all your caption-revealing needs. I’d be honored for you to use it, just let me know what you made!

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Social Image Hover for WordPress

Social Image Hover for WordPress combines all of the web’s most popular social services into one easy to use plugin. Social Image Hover allows you to quickly and easily add hover-over social buttons to your images on-the-fly making them instantly “shareable” on Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus. Even better, the hover effects are silky smooth, cross browser, and come with multiple overlay images!

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Awesome jQuery image Swish Zoom Hover Effect

With this plugin you can add a zoom style effect to your images on hover, also you can add an overlay to it (What you tend to see on a lot of themes with lightboxes). You can also adjust all the settings it comes with (refer to usage in the index.html header). It’s really simple to setup, if you get into any trouble with it do let me know and I’ll do my best to help you out.

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ImageLens – A jQuery plug-in for Lens Effect Image Zooming

was searching a good jQuery plug-in for image zooming but couldn’t find any which was matching my criteria. I need the lens effect while zooming images and it should work without much plumbing. So, I decided to create one and now sharing this with everyone.

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Adaptive Thumbnail Pile Effect with Automatic Grouping

An experimental jQuery plugin that will group thumbnails by a shared data-attribute into a pile. When clicking on the pile, the thumbnails that belong to that pile will be spread into a grid using CSS transitions.

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