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Luca Botticelli
Luca Botticelli
Courses Plus Student 8,753 Points

Parallax to background-position

Hello, I'm trying to create a parallax with a background-image inside a <div> with jQuery. This is the code:


#upper-space, #under-space {
    width: 100%;
    height: 914px;
#image {
    width: 100%;
    background-image: url(../img/myimage.jpg);
    height: 100px;
    background-size: 1773px;
    background-position-x: 666px;
    background-position-y: 250px;


/* position 250 is the position of the window when I want the image to start moving */
var position = 250;
    var scroll = $(window).scrollTop();
    /* if the position is less than 250 I want the image to stop moving (this works) */
    if (scroll <= 250) {
        $('#image').css("background-position-y", + "250px");
        position = 250;
    /* I also want that the image to stops moving if the position is more than 930 (and this     works too) */
    else if (scroll >= 930) {
        $('#image').css("background-position-y", + "935px");
    else if (scroll > position) {
        $('#image').css("background-position-y", + position + "px");
        position += 2;
    else if (scroll < position) {
        $('#image').css("background-position-y", + position + "px");
        position -= 2;


    <div id="upper-space"></div>
    <div id="image"></div>
    <div id="under-space></div>

The problem is that when I scroll down to the bottom, then scroll to the top and then scroll to the bottom again, I see the image position jumping or sometimes even going up when it should go down.

Could you please help me to fix this issue ? Thank you in advance