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How To Pin an Element on Wix


 

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Have you ever wondered how does that website have an element stays in one place on a website no matter how much a visitor scolls on the website adding that professional and unique touch? Let me help explain what this is and how it is done.


When you see an element on a site that is in a static position but it scrolls with the site this is called "pinning an element". This is a useful feature that can help

enhance the user experience is the ability to pin elements on your website.


What does it mean to "pin" an element?


Pinning an element on Wix allows you to lock it in place on the screen, ensuring that it remains visible to visitors as they navigate your website. This is particularly helpful for elements like navigation bars, headers, or calls to action that you want to keep in view at all times.


How can you make use of the pin feature on Wix? Here's a step-by-step guide to help you get started:


  1. Log in to your Wix account and go to the Editor for the website you want to edit

  2. Select the element you want to pin by clicking on it

  3. Right-click on the element

  4. Select "pin to screen"

  5. Look for the "Position" tab in the settings menu

  6. Adjust the position of the pinned element on the screen as needed

  7. Use the preview button to view how the pinned element will look and scroll through your site. Adjust and make changes as necessary.

  8. Publish your website when you are happy with the final look to show on your live website.


You can view the video below on how to do this.




When to Use the Pin Feature


Knowing when to utilize the pin feature is also crucial. Consider using it for elements that you want to keep fixed on the screen for easy access, such as your site's menu or a contact button. Additionally, pinning elements can create unique design effects like parallax scrolling or sticky headers.


Unpinning an item


If you ever find the need to unpin an element that you've already locked in place, simply select the element, click the "Pin" icon in the toolbar or right-click on the element, and click on the "Unpin" button to release it from its fixed position.


Pinning elements on Wix can greatly enhance the visual appeal and functionality of your website. Whether you want to highlight important information or create dynamic design effects, mastering this feature can take your web design skills to the next level. So go ahead, experiment with pinning elements on Wix and watch your website come to life in a whole new way!

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