How to create a Custom Cursor?
Hover Effect in Custom Cursor
We’re gonna add some images to show that smooth cursor hover transition.
Created this component which can be reused for displaying the images.
Now, we need to import this into our
We also created the ref for these elements so that we can access the DOM elements later on.Next, we’re gonna add the CSS styling
Observe the image for coding.
cursor: none is added to the universal selector * because we want to hide the default cursor.
pointer-events: none so that this element doesn’t become a target of the pointer-events. MDN Pointer Events
transform: translate(-50%, -50%);
This code snippet is used to move both elements in the center.
opacity: 1; is used so that later on we can hide and show our cursor based on mouse enter and mouse leave event. That’s why transition is also used on the opacity property.
Transition on transform is used so that we can increase and reduce the size of the dot and outline based on some mouse events (will soon get to know which one).
It’ll look something like this.