CSS Text Gradients — The right, progressive way.

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Learn how to apply CSS text gradients the correct, progressive way using the background-clip property and a gradient background.


.text-gradient {
  // 👇 show a solid color in older browsers (e.g., IE11)
  color: darkblue;
  // 👇 show the text gradient in modern browsers
  @supports (--css: variables) {
    background: linear-gradient(to right, darkblue, darkorchid);
    color: transparent;
    -webkit-background-clip: text;
    background-clip: text;

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