Websites sure have changed over the years. Now, the average internet user is more picky and demanding than ever before. We are accustomed to beautiful graphics, high-resolution images and sophisticated designer approaches. Thus, in order to succeed in gaining maximum attention, website creators come up with refined visual and technical tricks aimed to attract website visitors. One of these tricks is called Parallax Scrolling.
Parallax Scrolling: Basics
Parallax Scrolling is a recently presented technique which allows the creation of extremely engaging and popping websites. It is a graphical effect that takes place when background images in perspective are moving slower than the elements located in the foreground scene giving the user a sense of depth and motion. The technique was created in 2011 with engagement of HTML5 and CSS3. This method has also been used in video gaming for quite some time.
While ordinary websites consist of numerous pages, in a Parallax design everything can be found in one modern, beautifully organized page. Navigation in Parallax websites, apart from scrolling down the page, can also be achieved by clicking on links distributed along the site. The links will then automatically shift you through the page to the section you requested.
Benefits of Parallax Scrolling
Parallax technology is successful in the sphere of design because it makes sites look creative, modern, and cool. This effect can be implemented in numerous ways based on the designer’s personal tastes and imagination. So what are the main benefits of this technology? Continue reading