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Our Favorite Parallax Websites (Part 1)

Our Favorite Parallax Websites (Part 1)

Here is part 1 of our favorite creative parallax website designs.

01. A-dam

Adam

Very stylish [underwear]! This site was created...

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Wildlife

Creative Solutions for Parallax Scrolling

You’ve read our two previous posts on the upsides and downsides of parallax scrolling. Now here are some creative solutions and general tips when designing a parallax website:

  • Don’t overdo it. Simplify your site.
  • Tell a visual story, avoiding too much text
  • Make it fun and engaging
  • Create depth with layering
  • Emphasize calls-to-action
  • Consider...

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Load times are annoying

Downsides of Parallax Design

Now that you’ve learned the benefits of parallax design, let’s talk about the downsides. The majority of parallax websites only have a single long page, which can damage a site’s SEO and load speed. These are the cons of parallax-scrollable websites:


Parallax Design

What is Parallax Scrolling?

So, what is parallax scrolling? It is currently growing in popularity on the Internet, and is a new form of user experience that interacts with the website visitor. Parallax scrolling has been called  the “new frontier of user experience”.

“Parallax” is a term first coined visual 2D effect of side...

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