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  <h1>CSS3 Button <span>Hover</span> Effects</h1>
  
  <div class="button-effect">
    <h2>Effect #1</h2>
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<span> Forked from fox_hover</span>
$bg-color: #F1E9DA;
$link-text-color: #fff;
$button-bg-1: #541388;
$button-bg-2: #D90368;
$button-bg-3: #104547;
$button-bg-4: #4F000B;
$button-bg-5: #F28123;
$border-radius: 6px;
$overlay-color: #fff;

//common styles !!!YOU DON'T NEED THEM
body {
  background-color: $bg-color;
  
  .container {
    width: 850px;
    margin: 70px auto 0px auto;
    text-align: center;
    
    h1 {
      font: {
        family: 'Droid Serif', serif;
        weight: 400;
        style: normal;
        size: 30px;
      }
      margin-bottom: 30px;
      
      span {
        font: {
          weight: 700;
          style: italic;
        }
        color: #D90368;
        border-bottom: 2px dashed currentColor;
      }
    }
    
    .button-effect {
      padding: 30px 0px; 
      
      h2 {
        font: {
          family: 'Droid Serif', serif;
          size: 20px;
        }
        margin-bottom: 40px;
      }
      
      a {
        margin-right: 17px;
        
        &:nth-child(2) {
          background-color: $button-bg-1;
        }
        
        &:nth-child(3) {
          background-color: $button-bg-2;
        }
        
        &:nth-child(4) {
          background-color: $button-bg-3;
        }
        
        &:nth-child(5) {
          background-color: $button-bg-4;
        }
        
        &:nth-child(6) {
          background-color: $button-bg-5;
        }
        
        &:last-child {
          margin-right: 0px;
        }
      }
    }
  }
}

//button styles !!!YOU NEED THEM 
//!!!ALSO YOU NEED TO ADD FONTWESOME
  
.effect {
  display: inline-block;
  position: relative;
  text-decoration: none;
  color: $link-text-color;
  text-transform: capitalize;
  //background-color: - add your own background-color
  font: {
    family: 'Roboto', sans-serif; //put your font-family
    size: 18px;
  }
  padding: 20px 0px;
  width: 150px;
  border-radius: $border-radius;
  overflow: hidden;
}

//effect-1 styles

.effect.effect-1 {
  transition: all 0.2s linear 0s;
  
  &:before {
    content: "\f178";
    font-family: FontAwesome;
    font-size: 15px;
    position: absolute;
    display: flex;
    align-items: center;
    justify-content: center;
    right: 0;
    top: 0;
    opacity: 0;
    height: 100%;
    width: 40px;
    transition: all 0.2s linear 0s;
  }
  
  &:hover {
    text-indent: -20px;
    
    &:before {
      opacity: 1;
      text-indent: 0px;
    }
  }
}

//effect-2 styles

.effect.effect-2 {
  transition: all 0.2s linear 0s;
  
  &:before {
    content: "\f0a4";
    font-family: FontAwesome;
    font-size: 15px;
    display: flex;
    align-items: center;
    justify-content: center;
    position: absolute;
    top: 0;
    right: -30px;
    width: 30px;
    height: 100%;
    background-color: rgba($overlay-color,0.3);
    border-radius: 0px $border-radius $border-radius 0px;
    transition: all 0.2s linear 0s;
    text-align: center;
  }
  
  &:hover {
    text-indent: -30px;
    
    &:before {
      right: 0;
      text-indent: 0px;
    }
  }
}

//effect-3 styles
.effect.effect-3 {
  transition: all 0.2s linear 0s;
  
  &:before {
    content: "\f178";
    font-family: FontAwesome;
    position: absolute;
    display: flex;
    align-items: center;
    justify-content: center;
    position: absolute;
    top: 100%;
    left: 0px;
    width: 100%;
    height: 100%;
    text-align: center;
    font-size: 30px;
    transition: all 0.2s linear 0s;
  }
  
  &:hover {
    text-indent: -9999px;
    
    &:before {
      top: 0;
      text-indent: 0;
    }
  }
}

//effect-4 styles
.effect.effect-4 {
  transition: all 0.2s linear 0s;
  
  &:before {
    content: "\f178";
    font-family: FontAwesome;
    display: flex;
    align-items: center;
    justify-content: center;
    position: absolute;
    top: 0;
    left: 0px;
    width: 100%;
    height: 100%;
    text-align: center;
    font-size: 30px;
    transform: scale(0,1);
    transition: all 0.2s linear 0s;
  }
  
  &:hover {
    text-indent: -9999px;
    
    &:before {
      transform: scale(1,1);
      text-indent: 0;
    }
  }
}

//effect-5 styles

.effect.effect-5 {
  transition: all 0.2s linear 0s;
  
  &:before {
    content: "\f054";
    font-family: FontAwesome;
    display: flex;
    align-items: center;
    justify-content: center;
    position: absolute;
    top: 0;
    left: 0px;
    height: 100%;
    width: 30px;
    background-color: rgba($overlay-color,0.3);
    border-radius: 0 50% 50% 0;
    transform: scale(0,1);
    transform-origin: left center;
    transition: all 0.2s linear 0s;
  }
  
   &:hover {
    text-indent: 30px;
    
    &:before {
      transform: scale(1,1);
      text-indent: 0;
    }
  }
}
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//check on github
//https://github.com/eisenfox/css3-button-hovers

External CSS

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