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Animate on Scroll

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Thinking of different libraries and how to use them, and my current favorite is Animate On Scroll. It is simple, easy-to-use, and has pretty cool effects!

So, as you know this site was built on Next.js and I was playing on adding some animation to this to give it a little more polished look.

Here is how you do it:

  • Install it using yarn
yarn add aos@next
  • Add it to your _app.js in your root
import '../styles/global.scss'
import { useEffect } from "react";
import AOS from 'aos';
import 'aos/dist/aos.css'; // You can also use <link> for styles

export default function App({ Component, pageProps }) {
    useEffect(() => {
    }, []);
    return <Component {...pageProps} />
  • use it where you want to like this:
<div data-aos-duration="1000" data-aos="fade-up">

That's it! So now when you scroll on main page, you will see the additional posts fade up as you scroll.

How easy is that?

Want to see a demo of a bunch of them, the author Michał Sajnóg made a great sample on his codepen here.