TAOS – Tailwind CSS Animation on Scroll

A simple and small (600 bytes) library to help animate elements while scrolling using responsive Tailwind CSS utility classes.

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To view 20+ examples of TAOS in action go to versoly.com/taos.

Getting started

TAOS can be included as a plugin into an existing Tailwind CSS project and will allow you to add responsive Tailwind CSS utility classes for animation on scroll.


Install Tailwind Plugin

Install TAOS package

npm install taos --save

Add plugin in tailwind.config.js

module.exports = {
  plugins: [

Add safelist utilties tailwind.config.js

module.exports = {
  safelist: [
    'html.js :where([class*="taos:"]:not(.taos-init))'

Add content transform in tailwind.config.js

module.exports = {
  content: {
    transform: (content) => content.replace(/taos:/g, ''),

Add JavaScript scripts

Add script in <head>


Add the CDN script or download and paste right before the closing </body> tag

<script src="https://unpkg.com/[email protected]/dist/taos.js"></script>

💡 Inspiration

  • AOS: is a great library and works by using custom classes such as aos-animate to animate elements.
  • Tailwind: created an easy to use utility library that is easily extendable and flexible. Their variant and just in time compiler changed the game for developers.


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