Custom Interactions

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by The Captain

August 6, 2023

Tutorial: Creating Custom Interactions in Webflow


Webflow is a powerful website builder that allows designers to create interactive and engaging websites without the need for code. In this tutorial, we will explore how to create custom interactions in Webflow to add that extra touch of interactivity to your designs.

Step 1: Understanding Interactions:

Interactions in Webflow allow you to create animations, transitions, and other interactive elements that respond to user actions. These can be triggered by scroll, hover, click, or other events.

Step 2: Adding Interactions:

To add an interaction, simply select the element you want to animate and open the Interactions panel. Here, you can define the trigger event, set the animation type and duration, and customize the interaction properties.

Step 3: Advanced Interaction Options:

Webflow also offers advanced interaction options such as scroll animations, animations based on page load or page scroll progress, and interactions triggered by custom events or user input.

Step 4: Creating Complex Interactions:

By combining multiple interactions and using conditional animations, you can create complex and interactive elements that respond to user behavior in creative ways.

Step 5: Testing and Fine-Tuning:

After creating your custom interactions, it's important to test them on different devices and screen sizes to ensure a consistent experience. Use the Webflow preview mode and responsive design tools to make necessary adjustments.


With Webflow's built-in interactions, you can take your designs to the next level by adding custom animations, transitions, and interactive elements. Whether you're creating a portfolio website or an e-commerce store, incorporating custom interactions will undoubtedly enhance the user experience and make your website stand out.