CSSplay Zoooom Images

8th November 2011

IE7, IE8, IE9, IE10, Firefox, Opera, Safari and Chrome

Photographs taken in Gloucester Cathedral during a recent Exhibition

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A method of controlling the zoom of a set of images.

Just hover any of the above images to give a zoom to full size of that image and a gradient zoom of any images to the left and right of this image.

You can move left/right between images to zoom the adjacent images to full size.

Works by using an overlay of links and the general sibling selector to control the size, position and opacity of the images.

Each image can also be a link to another page.

IE will see an instant jump in the size of the images, but all other browsers will see these animate to size, position and opacity. Hopefully IE10 will also see the animation when it is finally released.


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