Creating a hero section that catches your visitors’ attention can set the tone for the rest of the website. If you’re looking for a creative way to use Divi’s sticky options to help you get there, you’ll love this tutorial. Today, we’re showing you how to reveal an underlying image grid in your hero with Divi’s sticky options. We’re including a very smooth transition from default to sticky and you’ll be able to download the JSON file for free as well!
Let’s get to it.
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1. Create Hero Design
Start by adding a new section to the page you’re working on. Open the section settings and add a background color.
Go to the section’s design tab and add some bottom padding. This bottom padding will give us enough space to create the scrolling experience.
Continue by adding a new row using the following column structure:
Add some responsive top margin next.
And to make sure this row stays below the second row we’ll add to this section, later on, we’re going to use a z index of 10 in the advanced tab.
All Column Settings
Once the general row settings are done, open each one of the columns individually.
Main Element CSS
In each one of the columns, apply the following lines of CSS code to the main element on phone:
Column 2 Settings
Then, open the column 2 settings.
And increase the Z Index to 12. This will put this column above the third column.
Add Image Module to Column 1
Time to add modules, starting with an Image Module in column 1. Upload an image of your choice.
Move on to the module’s design tab and change the spacing settings as follows:
Clone Image Module Three Times & Place Duplicates in Remaining Columns
Once you’ve completed the module settings, you can clone the entire module three times and place the duplicates in the remaining columns of the row.
Make sure you change the image in each duplicate module.
Change Image Module #2 & #4 Spacing
Then, open the settings of the Image Modules in column 2 and 4, and apply the following spacing values to them:
Continue by adding a new row to the section using the following column structure:
Open the row settings and apply the following gradient background:
To place this row on top of the image grid, we’re going to use the position settings accordingly:
Add Text Module to Column
Add H1 Content
Add a first Text Module to this row using some H1 content of your choice.
H1 Text Settings
Move on to the module’s design tab and change the H1 text settings accordingly:
Modify the sizing settings next.
Add Button Module to Column
The next and last module we need in this row is a Button Module. Add some copy of your choice.
Move on to the design tab and change the button alignment.
Then, style the button.
And use some responsive padding values in the spacing settings.
2. Apply Sticky Settings
Turn Row #1 Sticky
Now that we have all the elements in place, we can focus on the sticky settings. Open the first row’s settings and apply the following sticky settings:
Then, change the opacity in the filters settings.
Image Module #1 Sticky Settings
Image Module #2 Sticky Spacing
Image Module #3 Sticky Spacing
Image Module #4 Sticky Spacing
In this post, we’ve shown you how to get creative with your hero section in Divi. More specifically, we’ve shown you how to reveal an image grid on scroll using Divi’s sticky sections. 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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