Black Mirror Cracked Text Effect in Pure CSS

In this post I am going to share simple css code to make Cracked Text Effect as you have seen popular Netflix series “Black Mirror” there is crack text effect on into. So if you also want to add this type of text effect on your web page then you can use following CSS to make crack text effect.

Black Mirror Cracked Text Effect

HTML

<h1 data-text="black mirror"><span>black mirror</span></h1>


CSS

body {
    display: flex;
    justify-content: center;
    align-items: center;
    height: 100vh;
    background-color: #000;
    overflow: hidden;
}
 
h1 {
    position: relative;
    font-family: 'Montserrat', Arial, sans-serif;
    font-size: calc(20px + 5vw);
    font-weight: 700;
    color: #fff;
    letter-spacing: 0.02em;
    text-transform: uppercase;
    text-shadow: 0 0 0.15em #1da9cc;
    user-select: none;
    white-space: nowrap;
    filter: blur(0.007em);
    animation: shake 2.5s linear forwards;
}
 
h1 span {
    position: absolute;
    top: 0;
    left: 0;
    transform: translate(-50%, -50%);
    -webkit-clip-path: polygon(10% 0%, 44% 0%, 70% 100%, 55% 100%);
            clip-path: polygon(10% 0%, 44% 0%, 70% 100%, 55% 100%);
}
 
h1::before,
h1::after {
    content: attr(data-text);
    position: absolute;
    top: 0;
    left: 0;
}
 
h1::before {
    animation: crack1 2.5s linear forwards;
    -webkit-clip-path: polygon(0% 0%, 10% 0%, 55% 100%, 0% 100%);
            clip-path: polygon(0% 0%, 10% 0%, 55% 100%, 0% 100%);
}
 
h1::after {
    animation: crack2 2.5s linear forwards;
    -webkit-clip-path: polygon(44% 0%, 100% 0%, 100% 100%, 70% 100%);
            clip-path: polygon(44% 0%, 100% 0%, 100% 100%, 70% 100%);
}
 
@keyframes shake {
    5%, 15%, 25%, 35%, 55%, 65%, 75%, 95% {
        filter: blur(0.018em);
        transform: translateY(0.018em) rotate(0deg);
    }
 
    10%, 30%, 40%, 50%, 70%, 80%, 90% {
        filter: blur(0.01em);
        transform: translateY(-0.018em) rotate(0deg);
    }
 
    20%, 60% {
        filter: blur(0.03em);
        transform: translate(-0.018em, 0.018em) rotate(0deg);
    }
 
    45%, 85% {
        filter: blur(0.03em);
        transform: translate(0.018em, -0.018em) rotate(0deg);
    }
 
    100% {
        filter: blur(0.007em);
        transform: translate(0) rotate(-0.5deg);
    }
}
 
@keyframes crack1 {
    0%, 95% {
        transform: translate(-50%, -50%);
    }
 
    100% {
        transform: translate(-51%, -48%);
    }
}
 
@keyframes crack2 {
    0%, 95% {
        transform: translate(-50%, -50%);
    }
 
    100% {
        transform: translate(-49%, -53%);
    }
}

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