14 Beautiful (Premium) Parallax Scrolling WordPress Themes
Portfolios are what speaks to your clients on your behalf. They let your work do the selling for you, sometimes leaving an impression that is hard to ignore, on the side of the clients. Curating your portfolio thus requires an high level of dedication on your part. Truth be told, creating portfolios require a lot of effort, and sometimes a bit from the budget as well.
However, when you look in the right places, you will be able to find diamonds in the rough for free. In this post, I am listing 14 beautiful parallax scrolling WordPress themes you can install.
Parallax Scrolling In A Nutshell
Parallax Scrolling is a technique in which the background image of a website moves slower than the foreground elements or images when the page is scrolled, creating an illusion of depth and motion. The result are stunning effects that impress visitors to your page.
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14 Parallax Scrolling WordPress Themes
Live – Live is one of its kind when it comes to amazing parallax scrolling effects, and with HTML5 and AJAX, this theme is certainly one of the best themes out in the market. [View Demo] | [Buy Theme]
Eleven – Eleven has a unique and amazing portfolio gallery, which lets you organize your work according to categories and sort them instantly when a certain category is chosen. [View Demo] | [Buy Theme]
The Road – The Road has a unique gallery called "iGallery" which combines certain pictures in a group, and displays a preview of the images in the group on hover, a nice visual effect for your visitors. [View Demo] | [Buy Theme]
Dreamer – Dreamer is a classic theme which features sharp design and advance features such as CSS animations to show your skills, and swap-able contact information and contact form. [View Demo] | [Buy Theme]
More: Parallax Scrolling Scripts
If you have a working theme but would still like to have the parallax effect on your site, here are a few resources to help you add that touch of parallax scrolling magic.
- skrollr - skrollr is a JS library for adding parallax scrolling effect, including advanced scrolling effects.
- Stellar.js – Just add .stellar() to the element and you are done.
- Super Scroll Orama – Awesome parallax scrolling effects, with great animations schemes.
- jQuery Parallax – Remember the Parallaxr theme featured in this article? Well this JS library offers a way to create such effect easily.
Author: Rahul Chowdhury
Rahul Chowdhury is a Graphics Designer and Web Entrepreneur for many years. He is currently involved in designing UI and bringing new concepts to life.