Mouse Direction-aware jQuery Hover Effect Plugin - Directional Hover

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Mouse Direction-aware jQuery Hover Effect Plugin - Directional Hover

Directional Hover is a lightweight jQuery plugin to create animated hover overlays that slide in based on mouse direction. Useful to create interactive hover effects for image captions.

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Basic usage:

1. Load the jQuery directional hover plugin after jQuery library.

<script src="//"></script>
<script src="jquery.directional-hover.min.js"></script>

2. Create an overlay covering the container 'dh-container'.

<div class="dh-container">
  <div class="dh-overlay"></div>

3. The essential CSS for the overlay.

.dh-container {
  position: relative;
  overflow: hidden;

.dh-overlay {
  position: absolute;
  top: -100%;

4. Style the overlay in the CSS.

.dh-overlay {
  background: rgba(52,73,94,.65);
  width: 100%;
  height: 100%;
  text-align: center;
  line-height: 300px;
  color: #fff;

5. Initialize the plugin with default settings.


6. Plugin default options.


  // CSS class for the overlay
  overlay: "dh-overlay",

  // Linear or swing
  easing: "swing",

  // Animation speed in ms
  speed: 400

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by andeic. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.