HTML-CSS: Image text overlay

HTML-CSS : Exercise-4 with Solution

Using HTML, CSS create display a text on top of an image using an overlay.

  • Use backdrop-filter to apply a blur(14px) and brightness(80%) effect. This makes text readable regardless of background image and color.

HTML Code:

<!--License: https://bit.ly/3GjrtVF-->
<!DOCTYPE html>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width">
  <title>Using HTML, CSS create display a text on top of an image using an overlay</title>
  <h3 class="text-overlay">Hello, World</h3>
  <img src="https://www.w3resource.com/html-css-exercise/html-css-practical-exercises/flower-1.jpeg" height="200" width="200"></div>


CSS Code:

div {
  position: relative;

.text-overlay {
  position: absolute;
  top: 0;
  left: 0;
  padding: 1rem;
  font-size: 2rem;
  font-weight: 100;
  color: white;
  backdrop-filter: blur(8px) brightness(80%);


HTML-CSS Editor:

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HTML-CSS: Tips of the Day

How to align this span to the right of the div?

HTML Code:

<div class="title">
<span class="name">Cumulative performance</span>
<span class="date">20/02/2011</span>

CSS Code:

.title .date { float:right }
.title .name { float:left } 

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