kokeilua

.container {
position: relative;
width: 50%;
}

.image {
display: block;
width: 100%;
height: auto;
}

.overlay {
position: absolute;
top: 0;
bottom: 0;
left: 0;
right: 0;
height: 100%;
width: 100%;
opacity: 0;
transition: .5s ease;
background-color: #008CBA;
}

.container:hover .overlay {
opacity: 1;
}

.text {
color: white;
font-size: 20px;
position: absolute;
top: 50%;
left: 50%;
transform: translate(-50%, -50%);
-ms-transform: translate(-50%, -50%);
text-align: center;
}

Fade in Overlay

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Marcus Norrgård

Hello World