The parallax illusion is one of the coolest effects to hit the world of web design. This showcase rounds up the best examples of websites that have scrolling parallax effects. Some use the effect to add a subtle effect to the website’s background, whereas others use the parallax effect more prominently to create an exciting browsing experience.
I’m sure we’re all familiar with the popular parallax effect in web design. It has become a great tool to create a fun browsing experience that responds to the user’s controls as they scroll up and down the page. In this tutorial we’ll use a couple of readily available jQuery plugins to quickly put together a cool little single page website of our own, complete with fancy scrolling effects.