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Author: Joshua Chernoff


Stable: 1.2

CSS3 Text and Image Overlay aims to make a simple and easy way to add a rollover effect to images with use of shortcodes.

example of the shortcode used:
[overlay image=”” alt=”cool image” title=”Vítězslav Krejčí”]
Fokaflex by Vítězslav Krejčí

Manufacturer Druopta Prague, 1946, inspired by the Voigtlander Brilliant. It looks like a SLR, but it’s just a simple fix-focus plastic box. Shutter B, 1/25, 1/50, 1/75, 1/100; aperture f/8, f/11. Roll film 120, 6×6 format.


Updated as of 1.2:
There is now use for alt and title such as [overlay image=”some.jpg” alt=”this is a jpg” title=”hello world”]

See it in live here:
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  • Example of a image with overlay on rollover


  1. Upload the css3_text_and_image_overlay folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. For a Example use got to or view the screenshot

Contributors & Developers

“Author: Joshua Chernoff” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



  • Initial release


  • fixed bug with Default white text


  • added atl and title injection