7 jQuery Parallax and Scrolling Effect Plugins

Parallax precisely is a variance in the actual position of any object that is seen beside different lines of sight. The word Parallax is derived from a Greek word, parallaxis which basically means alteration. This term is relatively a new trend in the world of web designing. Although, Parallax has been around for quite some time now but it has gained popularity recently.

You can use Parallax scrolling in order to create interesting web design and exciting 3D illusion. With the help of Parallax technique, you can move the images in your website in different speed which creates a nice effect. In order to inspire you, we have composed a list of 7 jQuery Parallax and Scrolling Effect Plugins.

Parallax Slider – Responsive jQuery Plugin

Parallax Slider

Parrallax Effect is powerful jQuery Plugin Sliders. It has many features like touch screen navigation, responsive design, predefined skins, animated text, URL parameter for each slide. It can be used as Full Width or a Fixed Dimensions.

jQuery Scroll Path


Scrollpath plugins define custom rotations, scroll paths and uses canvas syntax to draw arcs and lines.

Static Background


This scrolldeck.js demo page is built from the jQuery Parallax plugin demo. Example showing on below is called Static Background. This section has a background that moves slightly slower than the user scrolls. This is achieved by changing the top position of the background for every pixel the page is scrolled.



jParallax is another amazing plugin which turns nodes into absolutely positioned layers that move in response to the mouse. It parallax helps to move layers on their dimensions at different rates.



It is a jQuery plugin that provides parallax scrolling effects to any scrolling element.



A jQuery plugin for making scrolling presentation decks. You can use left/right arrow to Change Slides.



The jQuery plugin for doing cool scrolly stuff, it is really amazing jquery plugin. You can use transitions effect like pin it, fade in, fly in, rotate in and zoom in. You can make an experimental, just-for-fun sort of project.

Parallax Slider with jQuery


We will make use of the parallax principle to move different backgrounds when we slide to an image in order to create some nice perspective. This will give a great depth to the whole slider when it’s in motion

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  1. 36East says:

    Whoa this is some wild stuff!

    Thanks for the share πŸ™‚

    I gotta say Jquery Scroll Path is amazing. But one cannot go past Scrollorama. It’s going to be fun working with these.

    Big up.

  2. Theo says:

    Great stuff, inspiring!

  3. Good Prugins.ThankYou!

  4. Victor says:

    Love scrollorama! Its experimental and all, but for a portfolio its perfect for making a unique and interesting design. This whole list is great though, good finds!

  5. Elliott says:

    that is awesome, a nice collection of scrollers there – can’t wait to use them

  6. Good plugins. This will gonna useful. i appreciate this share πŸ™‚

  7. Nora Reed says:

    This is very beautiful plugins. This gonna useful to us πŸ™‚

  8. Chris Hu says:

    Nice collection, thx !

  9. Graphiste says:

    Amazing jQuery plugins for amazing user experience !