Leaving a stunning first impression is very important for your website. It just takes a second for people to decide whether they want to stay in the site or quit. There are many web design techniques you can use to immediately grab the attention of your visitors. One of the current web design trends is Parallax scrolling in which the background image scrolls at a slower rate than the forefront content. In this article, we are going to give you a brief on how you can add amazing Parallax Effects using Essential Addons for Elementor and make your visitors stay longer.
Benefits of Using Parallax Effects on Your Website
Parallax Effect is a scrolling technique which causes the background image of your website to move at a slower speed than the foreground content. This adds an illusion of depth & gives the applied page Three Dimensional (3D) vibe.
By adding Parallax Effects, the appearance of your website will be visually enhanced. Because of its interactive nature, visitors won't be able to miss it & will end up staying on your site longer. For instance, you can use this effect on your significant pages such as homepage, blogs, shop or so on. By placing it in the right place, you will be able to highlight all your contents. Thus, you can massively improve your conversion rate as well.
In addition to that, you can use Parallax Effects to break down certain sections of your pages as well. As a result, you will have the opportunity to make those specific portions of your website to get under the radar of your visitors. For example, you can easily highlight the key information of your company using this styling Scrolling effect. Besides, you can apply it for promotional purposes as well.
As of right now, Elementor Page Builder doesn't have any built-in feature to add Parallax Effects on your WordPress website. The only way to do is to either through custom coding (which is very difficult for the majority of the users) or using incompatible third-party solutions.
However, thanks to the new feature released by Essential Addons for Elementor Pro, users are finally getting their desired solution without relying on coding or unreliable Plugins. EA Parallax Extension will help you easily enhance your website design by adding amazing Parallax Effects.
How to Add Parallax Effects Using Essential Addons
To use the Parallax Effects, you have to activate the Premium version of Essential Addons. Once you are done, you will get access to this awesome extension.
Well, EA Parallax is not an element like others. It is used as an extension which you can utilize by modifying your Elementor section. You get two options for adding Parallax Effects. First one being, you can insert a background of your own and then add the effect into that area. Or, you can simply just edit your page template & apply this amazing Parallax Scrolling.
Now, let's take a deep dive into how you can add Parallax Effects. First of all, edit the page section and move on to the ‘EA Parallax' part. Use the toggle to enable the Parallax Scrolling. Afterward, you can use the drop-down menu to choose your preferred effect. Besides, you have the freedom to set Parallax Speed as per your liking.
Moreover, you also have the flexibility to enable Parallax Effects on small screen devices as well. Usually, because of mobile phones being towards swipe navigation, it might not render properly on all the devices. So, by default, it set to disabled.
For instance, we have chosen the ‘Scroll' type and this is how the final outcome is looking. Notice how the background behind the Info Box is moving when you are scrolling. You can easily play around with all these effects and get your desired output.
Let's now focus on the ‘Multi-Layered' type as you might find this a bit tricky. It comes with lots of options and gives you the flexibility to insert images as effects. With the Multi-Layered Scrolling, you can change the position & size of the added content as well. Besides, you have the flexibility to modify the intensity which the effects will move when you are directing the mouse.
Thanks to its flexibility & ease of use, you can comfortably come up with something really outstanding to display on your website by using EA Parallax. Below is just an example of the expected outcome you can get from using the ‘Multi-Layered' type and make your site interactive for your visitors.
For detailed information, you can also check our documentation on How to Add Parallax Effects on your website.
To sum up, Parallax Effects is an amazing way to make your website look incredible. Besides, it gives your users the opportunity to get to know about your company and contents in a glance. But most importantly, thanks to its user-friendly design, it massively helps to improve the conversion rate & the overall site traffic. We hope that this article has helped you out on getting started with adding Parallax Effects on your site with quite an ease.
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