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                <div class="panel" data-color="white">
      <h1>Magic scrolling colours</h1>
      <p>Scroll to animate the background colour of the body as a full height panel becomes visible.</p>
      <p>I have tried to comment the code, particurly the JavaScript, as much as possible. I hope it's clear to understand.</p>
      <p>If you have any questions my twitter is <a href="">@daveredfern</a>.</p>
<div class="panel" data-color="violet">
  <h2>Violet panel</h2>
<div class="panel" data-color="indigo">
  <h2>Indigo panel</h2>
<div class="panel" data-color="blue">
  <h2>Blue panel</h2>
<div class="panel" data-color="green">
  <h2>Green panel</h2>
<div class="panel" data-color="yellow">
  <h2>Yellow panel</h2>
<div class="panel" data-color="orange">
  <h2>Orange panel</h2>
<div class="panel" data-color="red">
  <h2>Red panel</h2>


                /* Setting fade transition and default settings */
body {
  color: #000;
  background-color: #f4f4f4;
  transition: background-color 1s ease;

/* panel styles */
.panel {
  /* min height incase content is higher than window height */
  min-height: 100vh;
  display: flex;
  justify-content: space-around;
  align-items: center;
  font-family: sans-serif;
  /* outline: 10px solid hotpink; */
  /* turn above on to see the edge of panels */

/* colours */
.color-violet {
  background-color: #7A4EAB;
.color-indigo {
  background-color: #4332CF;
.color-blue {
  background-color: #2F8FED;
.color-green {
  background-color: #4DCF42;
.color-yellow {
  background-color: #FAEB33;
.color-orange {
  background-color: #F19031;
.color-red {
  background-color: #F2293A;

/* styling for demo, can ignore */
body {
  text-align: center;
  font-size: 120%;
  line-height: 1.618;
h1, h2 {
  font-size: 3em;
  letter-spacing: -0.05em;
  line-height: 1.1;
p {
  max-width: 30em;
  margin-bottom: 1.618em;
a {
  color: #4332CF;


                $(window).scroll(function() {
  // selectors
  var $window = $(window),
      $body = $('body'),
      $panel = $('.panel');
  // Change 33% earlier than scroll position so colour is there when you arrive.
  var scroll = $window.scrollTop() + ($window.height() / 3);
  $panel.each(function () {
    var $this = $(this);
    // if position is within range of this panel.
    // So position of (position of top of div <= scroll position) && (position of bottom of div > scroll position).
    // Remember we set the scroll to 33% earlier in scroll var.
    if ($this.position().top <= scroll && $this.position().top + $this.height() > scroll) {
      // Remove all classes on body with color-
      $body.removeClass(function (index, css) {
        return (css.match (/(^|\s)color-\S+/g) || []).join(' ');
      // Add class of currently active div
      $body.addClass('color-' + $(this).data('color'));