Parallax Scrolling Website Tutorials

Looking to create a parallax website? We created a parallax scrolling tutorial to help you out.

Looking for more tutorials? The tutorials we found use one of four primary technologies: jQuery, Stellar.js, Skrollr.js, or CSS:

jQuery Parallax Website Tutorials

These tutorials use jQuery to create a parallax scrolling effect. jQuery is a free javascript library that makes creating webpage scripts easier.

To add jQuery to your site, you can simply include a link to the jQuery javascript file in your webpage (see Using jQuery with a CDN on the jQuery download page.) Alternatively, you can download the script yourself via the jQuery download page.

jQuery.Parallax-Scroller.js: Add a Parallax Effect to Lists

jQuery.Parallax-Scroller.js: Add a Parallax Effect to Lists

A great tutorial for creating small sections with parallax scrolling. The parallax is subtle but it does a great job of adding interest to a list.

Parallax Tutorial using CSS and jQuery

Parallax Tutorial using CSS and jQuery

This is an interesting tutorial by Andy Shora that uses jQuery with CSS to create a parallax scrolling effect. The page uses a live demo in the page to show how to create a basic parallax scrolling box. The tutorial is well written, clearly presented, and the code is well described.

Tutorial on how to build a Parallax Website

Tutorial on how to build a Parallax Website

This jQuery parallax tutorial leads you through the process of creating the entire parallax website. It starts with loading the jQuery library, then explains the CSS, and lastly the jQuery.

How to create a simple parallax effect

How to create a simple parallax effect

This jQuery tutorial wonderfully explains how to quickly create a parallax website. Created by Sara Vieira and published on Web Designer Depot, this tutorial does a great job of explaining what each portion of the code does. While the HTML at the beginning may seem a bit imposing, the CSS and jQuery are easy to understand. The tutorial also has really great syntax highlighting.

Easy Parallax With jQuery

Easy Parallax With jQuery

This tutorial by EgStudio is a quick, straight-forward explanation of how to create a simple parallax page. The short 10 lines of code are easy to follow. It clearly explains how the the numbers in the code affect how the parallax website works.

How To Create A Parallax Scrolling Website

How To Create A Parallax Scrolling Website

A simple, easy tutorial, this article describes how to quickly create a simple parallax website using jQuery. The article also provides straightforward explanation of what the code is doing. The tutorial was created by Jack Roscoe and published on Web Design Library.

Many more jQuery Parallax Scrolling Tutorials.

Stellar.js Parallax Website Tutorials

Stellar.js is a jQuery plugin, created by Mark Dalgleish. It aims to make creating parallax websites easier, as well as providing mobile support for parallax websites.

Create A Parallax Website Using Stellar.js

Create A Parallax Website Using Stellar.js

This tutorial creates a simple parallax website with 4 slide-like sections. It creates both a changing background and shaded circles that scroll at different rates, creating a parallax-depth-like effect. This tutorial is published by Jack Rimell on his blog.

Create a Parallax Scrolling Website Using Stellar.js

Create a Parallax Scrolling Website Using Stellar.js

This parallax scrolling tutorial describes how to create a vertical parallax website with different sections, similar to a slide-show. The tutorial begins at the "How Our Site Will Work" header.

It is relatively lengthy and in-depth, but it creates an interesting parallax website when finished. The tutorial was created by Aaron Lumsden and published on Web Design Tuts.

Stellar.js Parallax Scrolling Tutorials.

Skrollr.js Parallax Website Tutorials

Skrollr.js is a javascript package designed for creating parallax websites. It does not use jQuery, and is instead a stand-alone library. It is downloadable via the Skrollr.js GitHub Page.

The Skrollr.js website is worth taking a look at just to see the interesting effects. The page is wonderfully constructed with plenty of 3D parallax effects (notice the circles in the background), rotations, transitions.

Simple parallax scrolling tutorial

Simple parallax scrolling tutorial

This is another great tutorial by Petr Tichy. It creates a wonderful website with full-screen size images.

How to create a simple parallax effect

How to create a simple parallax effect

This great tutorial uses skrollr.js to implement slide transitions using skrollr.js. Published by Petr Tichy on iHateTomatoes, this tutorial explains in a clear and straightforward manner how to create fades and moving backgrounds. The code is also displayed in great syntax highlighting, increasing its readability.

Merry Scrolling with skrollr.js

Merry Scrolling with skrollr.js

This is a great, easy parallax tutorial. It makes wonderful use of transitions, including scrolling inward, instead of just scrolling down. It also uses a creative bow at the end, as well as a circle, expaning from the center.

Jazz up a Static Webpage with Subtle Parallax

Jazz up a Static Webpage with Subtle Parallax

This parallax tutorial creates a relatively simple, yet elegant vertical parallax scrolling website. It is a bit long, but the tutorial is detailed and does a good job of explaining what the HTML, CSS, and javascript do.

The tutorial is published on Web Design Tuts by Ian Yates and is very popularly linked to by bloggers and people writing about parallax websites.

Skrollr.js Parallax Scrolling Tutorials.

CSS Parallax Website Tutorials

These tutorials only use CSS3 to create a 3D parallax scrolling effect. No javascript is used: no jQuery, no libraries, no scripting needed at all.

Simple Parallax Scrolling Effect

Simple Parallax Scrolling Effect

This is an easy-to-understand tutorial for building websites with changing background images only with CSS3, no javascript. The tutorial is well-described, simple, and easy to follow.

Pure CSS parallax scrolling websites

Pure CSS parallax scrolling websites

An interesting tutorial created by Keith Clark for creating parallax scrolling websites using CSS3. The tutorial creates a wonderfully smooth demo that is much more efficient than most javascript-based parallax effects. The code creates multiple layers and the tutorial is clear and easy to follow.

CSS Parallax Scrolling Tutorials.

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