Parallax scrolling in HTML

Photo credit: Sonic Team

I’m unashamed to say I have a soft spot for parallax scrolling in HTML. It gives a document depth, polish and dynamism without distracting from content.

Parallax scrolling gets very elaborate — but at its simplest it’s just content that scrolls over a stationary background. All that takes is the CSS below. If I had a dollar for every time I’ve copy-pasted these lines of code I’d have some serious walking-around money:



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Josh Frank

Oh geez, Josh Frank decided to go to Flatiron? He must be insane…