Parallax scrolling is one of biggest trend in 2013. It’s special scrolling technique that can be interpreted in many ways. Basically it’s showing depth in 2d, and making some of elements looks like they are animated.
Parallax scroll has become mainstream, Ian Coyle created the very first parallax website for Nike “Nike Better World” on 2011, nowadays it is overused as a trendy effect but it is a great tool if it serves the user experience and is perfect for storytelling websites.
Parallax scrolling is a special scrolling technique in computer graphics, wherein background images move by the camera slower than foreground images, creating an illusion of depth in a 2D video game and adding to the immersion. The technique grew out of the multiplane camera technique used in traditional animation since the 1940s, and was popularized in the 1982 arcade gameMoon Patrol.
Lots of people searching for ‘Parallax Scrolling Template‘. Here is a list of premium WordPress themes that use parallax effects:
Elision is a fully responsive WordPress theme and works perfectly on all screen sizes and mobile devices. It is a retina multi-purpose theme that comes with an amazing bonus feature – easy to create Parallax pages perfect for presentations, microsites or a new homepage.
Mountain theme (MNTN) is a premium WordPress theme in flat-metro style. It can be used from personal blog site or portfolio to creative company website, and everything in between. MNTN is fully customizable theme. You can customize each section to your taste (background image and background color). The parallax effect, smooth scrolling, flat design will allow your site to look stylish and modern.
Newave is the perfect one page parallax WordPress theme for corporate, agency, photography or general business.
5 Home Sections, Background Video Support, Parallax Slider, Fullscreen slider, Ultra-responsive, 4 Navigation styles, customizable backgrounds (colors,images or patterns), Font Awesome icons and many more super-awesome features to keep you busy and satisfied.
Rise is a beautiful multi purpose one page parallax responsive template perfectly tailored for creative professionals or agencies.
Scrolle is Premium Responsive One Page WordPress Theme for agencies, business and portfolio web sites. Awesome design, Perfect Parallax effect and easy customization are main features. Built on Bootstrap 3 Framework.