How to Create a Shrinking Header Effect in Elementor?

Updated on April 16, 2024 by Ananda
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Do you want to create a shrinking header effect in Elementor? In this effect, the sticky header shrinks as you scroll down the page creating a sleek and modern look.

Required Setup

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To do this, add the Navigation Menu widget to the header template and set up the layout as per your requirement then follow the steps –

For instance, we’ve created a header with the Site Logo, Navigation Menu and Header Meta Content widgets of The Plus Addons for Elementor.

Note: To create the header template, you can use the free Nexter Builder or you can use Elementor Pro if you are already using it.

1. From the Navigation Bar tab, select Horizontal Menu from the Menu Direction dropdown after selecting the appropriate Menu Type. Then add the appropriate menu.

2. After that enable the Sticky Menu toggle from the Extra Options tab.

3. Then go to Style > Sticky Main Menu tab, and set a smaller padding top and bottom value in the Inner Padding section than the value set in the Main Menu tab. 

Shrinking header effect in elementor

Note: Make sure you’ve added a background color to the header.

Now when you scroll down the sticky header will shrink in height.

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