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Using content attr of psuedo elements dynamically
<!-- first create a div element -->
<div class="myClass" data-text="put the message here"><!-- You can call the data attr using content attr in css -->
/* call you class name here */
.myClass {
border-top: 1px solid #e1e1e1;
height: 1px;
display: block;
margin: 15px 0;
position: relative;
text-align: center;
/* now create the psuedo element of your class so that we can call the data attr here */
.myClass:after {
content: attr(data-text);/* call the data-text attr here */
color: #c0c0c0;
padding: 10px;
background: #f0f6f6;
display: inline-block;
position: relative;
top: -20px;
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