Quick experiment: Animated ‘text-decoration’ in pure CSS

There’s a whole bunch more that can be done with this technique.
Using the pseudo element innards instead of the border would allow for gradient borders, or images (Images? Why not? Perhaps curlicues for baroque fanciness! SVG of course…)

See the Pen Animated text decoration in pure CSS by David Benson (@disasterman) on CodePen.0

I must admit to having been inspired by the following CodePen, which is rather clever…