55+ JavaScript Hero Effects

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JavaScript Hero Effects

Discover the magic of JavaScript hero effects! With over 55 mesmerizing examples sourced from platforms like CodePen and GitHub, you’re in for a treat. These effects aren’t just eye candy; they’re super efficient for your JavaScript projects.

Imagine jazzing up your website with dynamic animations, smooth transitions, and captivating scroll-triggered effects. From parallax scrolling to interactive elements, the possibilities are endless.

But why are hero effects so crucial in web development? They elevate the user experience (UX) by adding flair and interactivity. Each example serves as a mini tutorial, teaching you valuable techniques for UI design and enhancing user engagement.

Developers, listen up! These hero effects examples aren’t just for show. They’re your secret weapon for staying ahead in JavaScript project development. Explore, experiment, and integrate these effects into your projects to create stunning websites that leave a lasting impression. Dive into the world of JavaScript hero effects and unleash your creativity!

1. Webpage Hero Header – Scroll Effects

See the Pen
Webpage Hero header – scroll effects [Fork]
by mike foskett (@2kool2)
on CodePen.


Author: mike foskett @2kool2
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 30, 2017
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

2. Hero SVG Animation

See the Pen
Hero SVG animation
by Danil Goncharenko (@Danil89)
on CodePen.


Author: Danil Goncharenko @Danil89
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: June 15, 2018
Made with: HTML, CSS(Sass), JS

3. Animation Fox Hero Meteorites

See the Pen
Animation Fox Hero Meteorites
by Wikyware Net (@wikyware-net)
on CodePen.


Author: Wikyware Net @wikyware-net
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: July 8, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

4. Fork: Animated Circuitboard⁩ Hero With JavaScript Canvas⁩

See the Pen
🍴Fork: Animated Circuitboard⁩ Hero with JavaScript Canvas⁩
by Jeffrey Bennett 😃 (@PickJBennett)
on CodePen.


Author: Jeffrey Bennett @PickJBennett
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: January 29, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

5. GreenSock Hero Image Tilt Animations

See the Pen
GreenSock hero image tilt animations
by Daniel Adusei (@danadusei)
on CodePen.


Author: Daniel Adusei @danadusei
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 14, 2016
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

6. GSAP ScrollTrigger – Pinned Section Animation

See the Pen
GSAP ScrollTrigger – Pinned Section Animation
by Ryan Mulligan (@hexagoncircle)
on CodePen.


Author: Ryan Mulligan @hexagoncircle
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: May 22, 2020
Made with: HTML(Pug), CSS(SCSS), JS

7. Parallax Hero

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Parallax Hero
by Michael Fangman (@michaelfangman)
on CodePen.


Author: Michael Fangman @michaelfangman
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: January 31, 2014
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

8. Lime Hero

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Lime Hero
by Alain (@AlainBarrios)
on CodePen.


Author: Alain @AlainBarrios
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: December 4, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

9. Disney+ 3D Hero GSAP Animation

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Disney+ 3D Hero GSAP Animation
by Pete Barr (@petebarr)
on CodePen.


Author: Pete Barr @petebarr
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 10, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS (SCSS), JS

10. Interactive Hero Banner Concept

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Interactive Hero Banner Concept
by Kamol (@Sagwan)
on CodePen.


Author: Kamol @Sagwan
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: November 6, 2017
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

11. Neat Parallax Hero Effect

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Neat Parallax Hero Effect
by magnificode (@magnificode)
on CodePen.


Author: magnificode @magnificode
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: September 22, 2015
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

12. When you can’t decide…

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When you can’t decide…
by Paulina Hetman (@pehaa)
on CodePen.


Author: Paulina Hetman @pehaa
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 10, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS (Babel)

13. Slanted Hero

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Slanted Hero
by Joshua Ward (@joshuaward)
on CodePen.


Author: Joshua Ward @joshuaward
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: October 4, 2019
Made with: HTML(Pug), CSS(SCSS), JS

14. Animated Hero Header [SVG + GSAP]

See the Pen
Animated Hero Header [SVG + GSAP]
by Hugo Priet (@smoothdev35)
on CodePen.


Author: Hugo Priet @smoothdev35
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 8, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

15. Night On The Mountain

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Night on the mountain
by Mikael Ainalem (@ainalem)
on CodePen.


Author: Mikael Ainalem @ainalem
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: February 13, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

16. Coming Soon Hero Section Pure Tailwind 6th

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Coming Soon Hero Section Pure Tailwind 6th
by Componentity (@componentity)
on CodePen.


Author: Componentity @componentity
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: August 14, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS

17. Kalli Hero

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Kalli Hero
by Mariusz Dabrowski (@MarioD)
on CodePen.


Author: Mariusz Dabrowski @MarioD
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: July 22, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS (Babel)

18. Hero

See the Pen
CodePen Challenge: Hero
by Jonathan Dempsey (@jonathanedempsey)
on CodePen.


Author: Jonathan Dempsey @jonathanedempsey
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 8, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

19. Webpage Hero Header – Scroll Effects

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Webpage Hero header – scroll effects
by Eric Porter (@EricPorter)
on CodePen.


Author: Eric Porter @EricPorter
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: July 18, 2016
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

20. Skew Animation Hero/SVG With Scroll

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Skew animation hero/SVG with scroll
by Nico van Zyl (@nicovanzyl)
on CodePen.


Author: Nico van Zyl @nicovanzyl
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: May 4, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

21. Laurence Archer

See the Pen
Unused Hero
by Laurence Archer (@weareindi)
on CodePen.

Author: Laurence Archer @weareindi
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: May 26, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS (Babel)

22. Huge Headers/Mega Menus

See the Pen
Codepen Challenge: Huge Headers/Mega Menus
by Sicontis (@Sicontis)
on CodePen.


Author: Sicontis @Sicontis
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 2, 2022
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

23. Hero Animation

See the Pen
Hero animation
by Nichola (@nichola-hudson)
on CodePen.


Author: Nichola @nichola-hudson
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: March 26, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS)

24. Hero effect–Magazine

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Hero effect–Magazine
by Cameron Campbell (@cdcampbell26)
on CodePen.


Author: Cameron Campbell @cdcampbell26
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: February 5, 2016
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

25. Deep Hero Effect

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Deep Hero Effect
by Luis Ramirez (@BeatDeer)
on CodePen.


Author: Luis Ramirez @BeatDeer
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: February 11, 2018
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

26. Proper Hero

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Proper Hero
by Reech Studio (@ReechStudio)
on CodePen.


Author: Reech Studio @ReechStudio
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: February 16, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

27. Typed Animated Hero

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Typed Animated Hero
by Josh Cummings (@joshcummingsdesign)
on CodePen.


Author: Josh Cummings @joshcummingsdesign
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: January 14, 2016
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

28. Hero Scroll Down Effect

See the Pen
Hero Scroll Down Effect
by Itika (@Satsangi_itika)
on CodePen.


Author: Itika @Satsangi_itika
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 12, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

29. Overwatch Main Menu

See the Pen
Overwatch Main Menu
by Mykel Ray (@KuroNoDev)
on CodePen.


Author: Mykel Ray @KuroNoDev
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: May 21, 2017
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

30. Product Landing Page: Pixel Skincare

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Product Landing Page: Pixel Skincare
by Ann (@ann_)
on CodePen.


Author: Ann @ann_
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: October 15, 2018
Made with: HTML, CSS

31. swipey grid – clearleft

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swipey grid – clearleft
by Cassie Evans (@cassie-codes)
on CodePen.


Author: Cassie Evans @cassie-codes
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: March 22, 2021
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

32. Batman nav.

See the Pen
Batman nav.
by Srdjan Pajdic (@MightyShaban)
on CodePen.


Author: Srdjan Pajdic @MightyShaban
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: May 10, 2014
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

33. prtfolio

See the Pen
prtfolio
by Marco Dell’Anna (@plasm)
on CodePen.


Author: Marco Dell’Anna @plasm
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: January 15, 2018
Made with: HTML, CSS(Sass), JS(Babel)

34. ScrollTop Demo

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ScrollTop Demo
by GRAY GHOST (@grayghostvisuals)
on CodePen.


Author: gray ghost
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: October 12, 2014
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

35. Portfolio Home Page

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Portfolio Home Page
by Joseph Victory (@j-w-v)
on CodePen.


Author: Joseph Victory @j-w-v
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: January 26, 2016
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

36. Sticky nav after scrolling past the hero section

See the Pen
Sticky nav after scrolling past the hero section
by Stacey Lane (@stacigh)
on CodePen.


Author: Stacey Lane @stacigh
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: November 6, 2014
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

37. Solid animation

See the Pen
Solid animation
by Pasquale Vitiello (@pasqualevitiello)
on CodePen.


Author: Pasquale Vitiello @pasqualevitiello
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 15, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

38. Responsive hero image text

See the Pen
Responsive hero image text
by Nathan Schmidt (@mrnathan8)
on CodePen.


Author: Nathan Schmidt @mrnathan8
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: November 13, 2014
Made with: HTML, CSS

39. The Great Fall

See the Pen
The Great Fall
by CJ Gammon (@cjgammon)
on CodePen.


Author: CJ Gammon @cjgammon
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: December 7, 2013
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

40. Smooth Scrolling with jQuery

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Smooth Scrolling with jQuery
by Kevin (@kevinpowell)
on CodePen.


Author: Kevin @kevinpowell
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: May 3, 2017
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

41. Photography page concept

See the Pen
Photography page concept
by Ivan Grozdic (@ig_design)
on CodePen.


Author: Ivan Grozdic @ig_design
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: January 31, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

42. Fork it! – Navigation & Sub-navigation

See the Pen
Fork it! – Navigation & Sub-navigation #codepenchallenge
by Hussard (@hussard)
on CodePen.


Author: Hussard @hussard
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: August 15, 2019
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

43. Apple AirPods Pro Animation (final demo)

See the Pen
Apple AirPods Pro Animation (final demo)
by Jurn (@j-v-w)
on CodePen.


Author: Jurn @j-v-w
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: April 12, 2020
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

44. Sticky Slider Navigation (Responsive)

See the Pen
Sticky Slider Navigation (Responsive)
by Ettrics (@ettrics)
on CodePen.


Author: Ettrics @ettrics
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: January 5, 2017
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

45. Responsive sticky header navigation

See the Pen
Responsive sticky header navigation
by MarcLibunao (@MarcRay)
on CodePen.


Author: MarcLibunao @MarcRay
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: June 8, 2014
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

46. Multi-layered Parallax Illustration

See the Pen
Multi-layered Parallax Illustration
by Patrick Westwood (@patrickwestwood)
on CodePen.


Author: Patrick Westwood @patrickwestwood
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: March 28, 2016
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS(CoffeeScript)

47. Comic book style layout with CSS Grid

See the Pen
Comic book style layout with CSS Grid
by Aysha Anggraini (@rrenula)
on CodePen.


Author: Aysha Anggraini @rrenula
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: September 30, 2017
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS)

48. Tesla hero slider

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Tesla hero slider
by 10Clouds (@10clouds)
on CodePen.


Author: 10Clouds @10clouds
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: March 9, 2018
Made with: HTML(Pug), CSS(SCSS), JS(Babel)

49. Recreating “Motion Study” by Mauricio Vio

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Recreating “Motion Study” by Mauricio Vio
by Jacob Foster (@Alca)
on CodePen.


Author: Jacob Foster @Alca
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: February 28, 2028
Made with: HTML(Pug), CSS(SCSS), JS

50. Fold-away hero

See the Pen
Fold-away hero
by Jeppe Stougaard (@jstougaard)
on CodePen.


Author: Jeppe Stougaard @jstougaard
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: March 3, 2016
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

51. GSAP Image Tilt Effect on Hover with Image Layers

See the Pen
GSAP Image Tilt Effect on Hover with Image Layers
by jim (@jimthornton)
on CodePen.


Author: jim @jimthornton
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: July 8, 2016
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

52. Angled Parallax Hero

See the Pen
Angled Parallax Hero
by magnificode (@magnificode)
on CodePen.


Author: magnificode @magnificode
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: November 20, 2015
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

53. Responsive Hero Section with Navigation Menu

See the Pen
Responsive Hero Section with Navigation Menu
by Syahrizal (@syrizaldev)
on CodePen.


Author: Syahrizal @syrizaldev
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: July 16, 2022
Made with: HTML, CSS(SCSS), JS

54. Travel Hero

See the Pen
Travel Hero
by Nathan Taylor (@nathantaylor)
on CodePen.


Author: Nathan Taylor @nathantaylor
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: December 29, 2017
Made with: HTML(Pug), CSS(SCSS), JS(Babel)

55. Zoom Hero Image On Scroll

See the Pen
Zoom Hero Image On Scroll
by Jason D’Oyley (@jdfd)
on CodePen.


Author: Jason D’Oyley @jdfd
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: November 13, 2018
Made with: HTML, CSS, JS

56. Animated Hero Background

See the Pen
Animated Hero Background
by Dinesh Balaji (@sidthesloth92)
on CodePen.


Author: Dinesh Balaji @sidthesloth92
Links: Source Code / Demo
Created on: May 22, 2016
Made with: HTML(Pug), CSS(SCSS), JS

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