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When showing multiple calls to action on your page, it can help to create an interactive scroll effect that unites different elements. One way to approach this is by turning modules into fixed elements while they’re moving around in their column container. In today’s tutorial, we’ll show you how to create a beautiful design that handles this technique and you’ll be able to download the JSON file for free as well!
Let’s get to it.
Before we dive into the tutorial, let’s take a final look at the outcome across different screen sizes.
Tablet & Mobile
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Let’s Start Recreating!
Add New Section
Start by adding a new regular section to the page you’re working on.
Open the section settings and modify the top and bottom padding across different screen sizes.
- Top Padding: 7vw (Desktop), 10vw (Tablet), 15vw (Phone)
- Bottom Padding: 20vw (Desktop), 7vw (Tablet), 10vw (Phone)
Add New Row
Continue by adding a new row using the following column structure:
Without adding any modules yet, open the row settings and allow the row to take up the entire width of the section. It’s also really important to enable the ‘Equalize Column Heights’ option. By doing that, you’ll create some empty space in the columns that’ll allow the fixed modules to move freely while scrolling down the page.
- Use Custom Gutter Width: Yes
- Gutter Width: 1
- Equalize Column Heights: Yes
- Width: 100%
- Max Width: 100%
Column 2 Top Padding
Open the column 2 settings next and add some top padding on desktop.
- Top Padding: 20vw (Desktop), 0vw (Tablet & Phone)
Column 3 Top Padding
Add a custom top padding value to the third column as well.
- Top Padding: 40vw (Desktop), 0vw (Tablet & Phone)
Column 4 Top Padding
And complete the row’s settings by adding a top padding value to column 4 too.
- Top Padding: 60vw (Desktop), 0vw (Tablet & Phone)
Add CTA to Column 1
Time to start adding modules! The first module we need in column 1 is a CTA Module. Insert some content of your choice.
Add a link to the button as well. Doing this will allow the button to show up in the design.
- Button Link URL: #
Change the module’s background color next.
- Background Color: #ffffff
Move on to the design tab and change the general text settings.
- Text Alignment: Center
- Text Color: Dark
Title Text Settings
Change the title text settings too.
- Title Heading Level: H3
- Title Font: Spectral
- Title Text Color: #000000
- Title Text Size: 2vw (Desktop), 4vw (Tablet), 6vw (Phone)
Body Text Settings
Along with the body text settings.
- Body Font: Fira Sans
- Body Font Weight: Light
- Body Text Color: #000000
- Body Text Size: 1vw (Desktop), 2vw (Tablet), 3vw (Phone)
- Body Line Height: 1.8em
Don’t forget to style the button of your CTA Module as well.
- Use Custom Styles For Button: Yes
- Button Text Size: 1vw (Desktop), 2vw (Tablet), 3vw (Phone)
- Button Text Color: #ffffff
- Button Background Color: #444eff
- Button Border Width: 0px
- Button Border Radius: 50vw
- Button Font: Fira Sans
- Top Padding: 1vw (Desktop), 2vw (Tablet), 3vw (Phone)
- Bottom Padding: 1vw (Desktop), 2vw (Tablet), 3vw (Phone)
- Left Padding: 3vw (Desktop), 7vw (Tablet), 13vw (Phone)
- Right Padding: 3vw (Desktop), 7vw (Tablet), 13vw (Phone)
Then, go to the spacing settings and add some custom top and bottom padding.
- Top Padding: 8vw
- Bottom Padding: 8vw
Add some rounded corners to the module too.
- Rounded Corners: 1vw (All Corners)
Complete the module’s design by adding a subtle box shadow.
- Box Shadow Horizontal Position: 10px
- Box Shadow Blur Strength: 50px
- Shadow Color: rgba(0,0,0,0.08)
Now, to make the scrolling sticky effect work, we’ll need to add a few lines of CSS code at the end of this tutorial. In preparation for that, we’ll add a CSS class to the CTA Module.
- CSS Class: sticky-cta
Add Image Module to Column 1
On to the next and last module we need in column 1, which is an Image Module. Upload a PNG image of your choice.
Change the image alignment next.
- Image Alignment: Center
Make sure you force fullwidth on the module too.
- Force Fullwidth: Yes
Complete the module’s settings by going to the spacing settings and adding some custom spacing values across different screen sizes.
- Top Margin: -5vw (Tablet & Phone)
- Bottom Margin: -12vw (Desktop), 5vw (Tablet & Phone)
- Left Padding: 3vw (Desktop), 10vw (Tablet), 25vw (Phone)
- Right Padding: 3vw (Desktop), 10vw (Tablet), 25vw (Phone)
Clone Both Modules Three Times & Place In Remaining Columns
Once you’ve completed both modules in column 1, you can clone both of them three times and place the duplicates in the row’s remaining columns.
Make sure you change the image in each duplicate Image Module.
Change CTA Content & Button Background Colors
Change the CTA content along with the button background colors too.
- CTA Module #2: #89ffb4
- CTA Module #3: #ff89f1
- CTA Module #4: #ffd389
Add CSS Class to Image Modules in Column 1, 2 & 3
Now, to make sure the sticky effect works on the images too, we’ll need to add a CSS class to the Image Modules in column 1, 2 and 3.
- CSS Class: sticky-image
Add Row #2
The only thing left to do is adding the CSS code. To do that, add a new row.
Add Code Module with CSS Code
Add a Code Module to the row, insert the CSS code below and you’re done!
Now that we’ve gone through all the steps, let’s take a final look at the outcome across different screen sizes.
Tablet & Mobile
In this post, we’ve shown you how to keep modules fixed in their column container. Using the technique can result in some stunning scroll effects that allow you to emphasize the various calls to action on your page. You were able to download the JSON file for free as well! If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment in the comment section below.
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