<div class="fillViewport blue">
	<h1>scroll down to trigger the animation</h1>

<div class="masthead fillViewport" role="img" aria-label="Image Description">
  <h1 class="headerText">
    Welcome to New York City
      Click to be Disappointed
<div class="fillViewport blue">
	<h1>more text</h1>
@import url('https://fonts.googleapis.com/css2?family=Barlow+Semi+Condensed:wght@700&display=swap');

body {

.yellow {

.blue {

/* css from Sarah Drasner's Hero Generator */

.yellow {

.fillViewport {
	display: flex;
  justify-content: center;
  align-items: center;
  flex-direction: column;
  text-align: center;
  width: 100%;
  height: 100vh; /* if you don't want it to take up the full screen, reduce this number */
  overflow: hidden;

.masthead {
  background: radial-gradient(ellipse at center, rgba(0,0,0,0) 0%, rgba(0,0,0,0) 37%, rgba(0,0,0,0.65) 100%), url(https://assets.codepen.io/32887/jonathan-riley-VW8MUbHyxCU-unsplash.jpg) no-repeat center top scroll;
	background-size: cover;

h1 {
	font-family: 'Barlow Semi Condensed', sans-serif;
  font-style: normal;
  font-weight: bold;
  color: #eee;
  font-size: 11vmin;
  letter-spacing: 0.03em;
  line-height: 1;
  text-shadow: 1px 2px 4px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.8);
  margin-bottom: 40px;
button {
  background: #DD2C00;
  transition: background ease .25s;
  border-radius: 5px;
  display: inline-block;
  border: none;
  padding: 0.75rem 1.5rem;
  margin: 0;
  text-decoration: none;
  color: #ffffff;
  font-size: 1.2rem;
  cursor: pointer;
  text-align: center;
  -webkit-appearance: none;
  -moz-appearance: none;
button:hover {
  background: #63b6b8
button:focus {
  outline: 1px solid #fff;
  outline-offset: -4px;

let split = new SplitText(".headerText")

let tl = gsap.timeline({scrollTrigger:{
	start:"top 50%",
	end:"bottom top",
	toggleActions:"restart none none reset"
.from(split.chars, {yPercent:-100,  stagger:0.05, duration:0.3, ease:"back"})
.from(split.chars, {opacity:0, stagger:0.05, duration:0.2}, 0)
.from("button", {y:100, opacity:0, ease:"back", duration:1}, "<1")

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//check out my courses: https://www.creativeCodingClub.com

External CSS

This Pen doesn't use any external CSS resources.

External JavaScript

  1. https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/gsap/3.3.0/gsap.min.js
  2. https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/gsap/3.3.0/ScrollTrigger.min.js
  3. https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/16327/SplitText3.min.js