CSS-Only Section Wipes

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Throw away the JavaScript, put down the libraries, say good-bye to ScrollMagic section wipes, and hello to CSS-only section wipes. Learn how to create scroll wipes with sticky containers.


  <h2>Section 1</h2>
  <p>Vestibulum id ligula porta felis euismod semper.</p>
  <h2>Section 2</h2>
  <p>Fusce dapibus, tellus ac cursus commodo, tortor mauris condimentum nibh, ut fermentum massa justo sit amet risus.</p>
  <h2>Section 3</h2>
  <p>Donec id elit non mi porta gravida at eget metus.</p>
section {
  bottom: 0;
  min-height: 95vh;
  left: 0;
  right: 0;
  position: sticky;

section:nth-child(1) {
  background: #000;
  z-index: 3;

section:nth-child(2) {
  background: #ccc;
  z-index: 2;

section:nth-child(3) {
  background: #fff;
  z-index: 1;

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