7+ Free Bootstrap Image Hover Effects Tutorial

Bootstrap, CSS3, Featured

Do you ever wonder seeing some special image hover effects using bootstrap and CSS3? Here I am going to show some of the best image hover effects that you might really like.  The following collections are absolutely a free tutorial that can be easily understandable.

If you are well skilled in CSS3, you can alter some of the CSS and you can be unique adding some special effects additional to any one of the loved tutorial below.  As a Web Developer, I know every web designer loves to approach a unique effect throughout the site for their new website and also for existing sites.

#1 Image Hover Effects


Free Tutorial

In this tutorial, just hover on multiple images that you are seeing and decide which can be used in your site to give uniqueness. Just click on the left top side button indicates “Folk me on Github” and click the button which says Download Zip. You can see the entire tutorial for each and every special effects after the downloading the file.

#2 iHover CSS3 Special Hover Effects


Free Tutorial

This tutorial is an impressive collection of 21 different hover effects powered by pure CSS3 which also supports and works well with Bootstrap 3.


  • Pure CSS3
  • Also built with SCSS and CSS with easy variable modification
  • 30+ hover effects in single pack
  • Well documented and works with Bootstrap 3

#3 Thumbnail Caption Hover Effect


Free Tutorial

In this tutorial, the image hover effects are designed with pure CSS and javascript. You can remove the javascript in this case and you can use CSS3 by altering some of the codes to give ease transition effects. In this case Javascript is used for transition effects and with pure CSS.

#4 Bootstrap – Thumbnail Hover Caption with Tooltip


Free Tutorial

This tutorial was also same as the previous one, but few more transition effects that you can alter if you are well in CSS coding.

#5 Bootstrap Simple Image Zoom


Free Tutorial

In this tutorial you can see 3 different demos with mouseover zoom effect which is supported with Bootstrap technique.

#6 Magnifying Glass for Images


Free Tutorial

This is one of a great tutorial I really loved because Magnifying Glass effect can be used in many Ecommerce portals to show some products very closer when hover on the image. And this really helps to do that for the designers.

#7 Zoom Social Icon Hover Animation


Free Tutorial

This is also an Awesome style Zoom hover with animated Social Icons appeared. This can be used for “Our Team” page in business websites/themes.

#8 Simple Hover


Free Tutorial

Finally, this tutorial is going to show thumbnail hover simple effect with Icon.

This Article Was Written By

Ruban Silva

I've been working on Web since 2011, loves to help others providing Web Design Resources. My other skills are Word press Development (under varies niches), Thesis Skin Development, Genesis Child Theme Development and SEO.

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