Revolutionize your DIVI website's image gallery with an advanced CSS hack. This tutorial will guide you through creating a responsive image gallery using CSS grid, complete with scaling hover effects and dynamic caption overlays. Perfect for showcasing your portfolio or product images in a compelling way.

.divi-advanced-gallery {

    display: grid;

    grid-template-columns: repeat(auto-fill, minmax(250px, 1fr));

    gap: 15px;


.divi-advanced-gallery img {

    width: 100%;

    transition: transform 0.5s ease;

    border-radius: 5px;


.divi-advanced-gallery figure {

    position: relative;

    overflow: hidden;


.divi-advanced-gallery figcaption {

    position: absolute;

    bottom: 0;

    left: 0;

    width: 100%;

    background-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.5);

    color: white;

    text-align: center;

    padding: 10px;

    opacity: 0;

    transition: opacity 0.5s ease;

    z-index: 2;


.divi-advanced-gallery figure:hover img {

    transform: scale(1.1);


.divi-advanced-gallery figure:hover figcaption {

    opacity: 1;


Breaking Down the Code:

.divi-advanced-gallery: Sets up a responsive grid layout for the gallery, automatically adjusting the number of columns based on the screen width.

.divi-advanced-gallery img: Ensures images fill their containers, with a smooth scaling effect on hover and rounded corners for a polished look.

.divi-advanced-gallery figure: Uses the figure element to contain images and captions, setting the stage for overlay effects.

.divi-advanced-gallery figcaption: Styles the caption with a semi-transparent background, ensuring it's hidden until hovered over, creating an interactive overlay effect.

Implementation Steps:

Accessing the DIVI Theme Options: Go to your WordPress dashboard, select "Divi," then click on "Theme Options."

Accessing the Custom CSS Box: Scroll down to the "General" tab to locate the "Custom CSS" box.

Adding the Code: Paste the above CSS snippet into the "Custom CSS" box.

Save Changes: Click "Save Changes" to activate the advanced gallery effects on your site.

Your DIVI website's image gallery is now enhanced with a modern, interactive layout, featuring responsive grid arrangement, hover scaling, and caption overlays. This complex CSS hack elevates the visual storytelling of your site, making it more engaging and visually appealing.