Building an Ionic Parallax Image Effect [v5]


By adding the Ionic Parallax image effect to your images, you can tremendously spice up otherwise static and boring pages and create a great UI effect within minutes!

The idea behind the Ionic Parallax image scroll is to move an image out of the view slower than the actual content, which makes it feel like the content is scrolling above the image.


We can achieve this behaviour with a simple directive and manipulating the image based on scroll events, so let’s do it!

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