Togging an element visibility with :hover
Using the pseudo selector :hover, we can show and hide elements using only css. This is pretty handy for tooltips and popup controls.
Using pointer events to disable clicks
Using :empty to highlight newly created elements
The :empty pseudo selector is pretty handy for hiding elements that don’t have any content.
Another great use of :empty is to highlight newly created items / containers in your application.
Read more… Using Text overflow
There are hundreds of jQuery plugins that tackle the pattern of hiding parts of an paragraph. But its easy to setup something like this using only css.