It’s a question I hear asked quite often: Is it possible to create shadows from gradients instead of solid colors? There is no specific CSS property that does this (believe me, I’ve looked) and any blog post you find about …
Why would we need to apply shadows to SVG?
- Shadows are a common design feature that can help elements, like icons, stand out. They could be persistent, or applied in different states (e.g.
A bona fide CSS trick from Kirupa Chinnathambi here. To match a colored shadow with the colors in the
background-image of an element, you
inherit the background in a pseudo-element, kick it behind the original, then blur and filter it. …
Ask a hundred front-end developers, and most, if not all, of them will have used the
box-shadow property in their careers. Shadows are enduringly popular, and can add an elegant, subtle effect if used properly. But shadows occupy a strange …