Scroll-Linked Animations with ScrollTimeline and ViewTimeline

🚨 UPDATE: The Scroll-Linked Animations Specification and its proposed syntax have undergone a major rewrite. The contents of this video are mostly correct, yet some minor things have changed.

Please refer to for an article and examples that use the latest version of the syntax.

In the latest episode of HTTP 203 I share my excitement with Jake about Scroll-Linked Animations with ScrollTimeline and ViewTimeline, a feature I’ve been tracking for almost two years now.

A lot has changed since I first wrote about it, as the specification has undergone a major rewrite. This episode should get you up to speed with everything:

Not covered in the episode – as it wasn’t ready back when it was recorded – is that Chrome 108 has experimental support for CSS scroll-timeline and view-timeline! It’s only a partial implementation at the time of writing, but nonetheless this is already very – VERY! – exciting news. The Firefox folks are also working on it.


The demo I’m still the most proud of, is this Cover Flow recreation using only HTML and CSS. I recently also gave a lightning talk about it at Full Stack Europe.


Here’s links to all demos (and more) shown in the episode, all hosted on CodePen:

I’ve also bundled all demos into two CodePen collections:


Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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