10 Best Parallax Scrolling Effects (2020 Update)

by heng zong,

What Is Parallax Scrolling Effect?

Parallax scrolling is a stunning scroll effect that makes an element scroll at a different speed than the page scroll.

Parallax Scrolling Effect is typically used in the modern web design where the background image scroll slower than the foreground when the user scrolls down the webpage.

The Best Parallax Scrolling Plugin

In this post you will find the 10 best JavaScript and Pure CSS solutions that help you implement the Parallax Scrolling Effect on elements as you scroll down or up the webpage. I hope you like it.

Originally Published Nov 17 2017, updated Feb 03 2020

Table of contents:

jQuery Parallax Scrolling Plugins:

Spotify-Like Parallax Scrolling Effect with jQuery - Parallax.js

A jQuery parallax plugin that helps you create Spotify-like parallax scrolling effect on your web page.

Spotify-Like Parallax Scrolling Effect with jQuery - Parallax.js

[Demo] [Download]


Horizontal/Vertical Parallax Scrolling Effects In jQuery - paroller.js

paroller.js is a jQuery plugin that applies horizontal/vertical parallax scrolling effects to background or foreground of any DOM element. Powered by CSS3 transforms and easily configurable via HTML5 data attributes.

Spotify-Like Parallax Scrolling Effect with jQuery - Parallax.js

[Demo] [Download]


Simple Spotify-Like jQuery Image Parallax Effect Plugin - Parallax ImageScroll

Parallax ImageScroll is a simple and easy jQuery plugin for creating image parallax effects when scrolling the page, inspired by Spotify.com.

Simple Spotify-Like jQuery Image Parallax Effect Plugin - Parallax ImageScroll

[Demo] [Download]


jQuery Plugin For Horizontal Parallax Scrolling - jInvertScroll

jInvertScroll is a lightweight and fast jQuery plugin for creating horizontal parallax scrolling effects on page scroll down.

jQuery Plugin For Horizontal Parallax Scrolling - jInvertScroll

[Demo] [Download]


Image Parallax Scroll Effect JavaScript Library - SimpleParallax

A simple, lightweight jQuery Vanilla JavaScript plugin which applies a subtle Parallax Scroll Effect to any images within the document using CSS3 transform's scale and translate properties.

Image Parallax Scroll Effect JavaScript Library - SimpleParallax

[Demo] [Download]


Vanilla JS Parallax Scrolling Effect Libraries:

lax.js

laxxx is a lightweight vanilla JavaScript library that provides 20+ awesome animations for elements when scrolling down and up.

lax.js

[Demo] [Download]


Lightweight Vanilla Javascript Parallax Library – rellax

rellax is a small vanilla JavaScript library which provides a smooth parallax scrolling effect on any DOM elements.

Lightweight Vanilla Javascript Parallax Library – rellax

[Demo] [Download]


Rallax.js

Rallax.js is a brand new vanilla JavaScript parallax plugin that applies a dynamic, high-performance parallax scroll effect to elements within the document.

Rallax.js

[Demo] [Download]


Pure CSS Parallax Scrolling Effects:

Pure CSS Parallax Scrolling Effect

A simple pure CSS solution to create subtle parallax effects on Html elements when scrolling the web page.

Pure CSS Parallax Scrolling Effect

[Demo] [Download]


Simple Parallax Scrolling Effect with Pure CSS3

Implement a simple parallax scrolling effect on your webpage using CSS3 transform and perspective properties.

Simple Parallax Scrolling Effect with Pure CSS3

[Demo] [Download]


Conclusion:

Want more jQuery plugins or JavaScript libraries to create awesome Text Rotators on the web & mobile? Check out the jQuery Parallax Scrolling and JavaScript/CSS Parallax Scrolling sections.

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