How to Blur Images in CSS

With the introduction of CSS3 filters, a lot of image effects became available natively inside the browser. One of them being blur - you can achieve interesting hover effects or background blurs for modals:

.im-blurry-anyway {
    filter: blur(4px);
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The function accepts a radius as a value. It defines the deviation to the gaussian function. The filter CSS property also accepts other functions, such as:

How to blur images in CSS
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