How to use Velocity to easily add animations

Motion attracts our attention; it's an innate survival mechanism that served our ancestors well for thousands of years. It allowed them to detect predators sneaking up on them. Nowadays, it's mostly a leftover instinct that us web designers use to command the attention and interest of users on our sites.

Adding animation and transitions such as opacity fades, color changes, scaling, and 3D motion, turns an otherwise flat, static collage of words and images into a dynamic and interesting site. You should absolutely be adding animations to your website designs – when applied sparingly and with purpose, it makes them better.

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