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SVG Text Mask w/ Video Fill
<header>
<video autoplay playsinline muted loop preload poster="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/4273/oceanshot.jpg">
<source src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/4273/ocean-small.webm" />
<source src="http://thenewcode.com/assets/videos/ocean-small.mp4" />
</video>
<svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" viewBox="0 0 285 80" preserveAspectRatio="xMidYMid slice">
<defs>
<mask id="mask" x="0" y="0" width="100%" height="100%" >
<rect x="0" y="0" width="100%" height="100%" />
<text x="72" y="50">OCEAN</text>
</mask>
</defs>
<rect x="0" y="0" width="100%" height="100%" />
</svg>
</header>
const video = document.querySelector("video");
if (window.matchMedia('(prefers-reduced-motion)').matches) {
video.removeAttribute("autoplay");
video.pause();
}
@font-face {
font-family: Biko;
src:url("https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/4273/biko-black.woff");
}
body {
background: white;
margin: 2rem;
}
header {
width: 100%;
margin: 0 auto;
position: relative;
max-width: 1200px;
}
header video { width: 100%; }
svg {
width: 100%;
position:absolute;
top: 0;
left: 0; // needed for FF, Safari, Edge
height: 100%;
}
svg text {
font-family: Biko, sans-serif;
font-weight: 700;
text-transform: uppercase;
font-size: 38px;
}
svg rect {
fill: white;
}
svg > rect {
-webkit-mask: url(#mask);
mask: url(#mask);
}
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