Create Simple Parallax Scrolling Effect in Hero Section using Pure CSS

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a simple pure CSS parallax scrolling gist in the superstar area of your platform page. Parallax scrolling is an effect where different visual elements on the page move at different rushes when the user scrolls. This generates a 3D consequence lending a sense of depth and enhancing the visitor’s experience. This GIF shows what you will be able to create by the end of this tutorial.

Pure CSS Parallax - Example

You need to have basic knowledge of HTML and CSS to begin with. We will dive into a few boosted CSS topics such as perspective and convert towards the end. Let’s get started.

We are going to break this tutorial into two parts. In the first part we will be achieving almost the same look and feel of the page except for the parallax influence. That is, there will be no 3D consequence. Simply simple scrolling. If you already know how to do this, you can quickly rush through Part 1. In the second part, we will learn the advanced CSS notions required and create the parallax scrolling effect.

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Part 1: Without parallax

Looking at the GIF, you can see that we have a header section with a background epitome occupying full viewport diameter and elevation, followed by a textbook part. Let us make this step by step.

Setting up

Create a space HTML document and word it index.html. Add the basic HTML skeleton. If you use Visual Studio Code, all you need to do is type “! ” and stumbled register. You will end up with this.