Slide-in Overlay Effect on hover using JavaScript – Coding Torque

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Hello Guys! Welcome to Coding Torque. In this blog, I’m going to explain to you how to make the Slide-in Overlay Effect on hover using JavaScript. This will be a step-by-step guide. Let’s get started 🚀.

Before we start, here are some JavaScript Games you might like to create:

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3. Rock Paper Scissor Game using JavaScript

4. Tic Tac Toe Game using JavaScript

5. Whack a Mole Game using JavaScript

I would recommend you don’t just copy and paste the code, just look at the code and type by understanding it.


HTML Code 

Starter Template

<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">

    <!-- Required meta tags -->
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">

    <!-- Font Awesome Icons  -->
    <link rel="stylesheet" href=""
        crossorigin="anonymous" />
    <title>Slide-in Overlay Hover Effect using CSS - @code.scientist</title>


    <!-- Further code here -->



Paste the below code in your <body> tag

<div class="card">
    <div class="main-content">
        <img src="" alt="Batman">
    <div class="overlay-content">
            "Sometimes the truth isn't good enough, sometimes people deserve more. Sometimes people deserve to have
            their faith rewarded..."
            <span>- The Dark Knight -</span>


Output Till Now

CSS Code 

Create a file style.css and paste the code below.

@import url('');

* {
    margin: 0;
    padding: 0;
    box-sizing: border-box;

body {
    font-family: 'Acme', sans-serif;
    width: 100vw;
    height: 100vh;
    display: flex;
    justify-content: center;
    align-items: center;
    background-color: #3d465c;
    color: #fff;

.card {
    width: 350px;
    height: 525px;
    overflow: hidden;
    position: relative;

.card .main-content {
    width: 100%;
    height: 100%;

.card .main-content img {
    width: 100%;
    height: 100%;

.card .overlay-content {
    width: 100%;
    height: 100%;
    background-color: #ffeac9;
    color: #080808;
    display: flex;
    justify-content: center;
    align-items: center;
    overflow: hidden;
    position: absolute;
    z-index: 1;
    transition: 0.6s;
    top: 0%;
    left: 100%;
    opacity: 0.8;

.card:hover .overlay-content {
    /* left: 0; */
    transform: translateX(-100%);

.card .overlay-content p {
    text-align: center;
    font-size: 1.4rem;
    margin: 2rem;
    letter-spacing: 1px;
    line-height: 1.75rem;

.card .overlay-content p span {
    display: block;
    letter-spacing: normal;
    font-size: 1rem;
    font-style: italic;
    margin-top: 1.25rem;

@media (max-width: 576px) {
    .card {
        width: 300px;
        height: 450px;

Output Till Now

slide-in overlay effect with source code
Written by: Piyush Patil
Code Credits: @Coding_Journey
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Hope you find this post helpful💖
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