Window.moveTo()

The moveTo() method of the Window interface moves the current window to the specified coordinates.

Note: This function moves the window to an absolute location. In contrast, window.moveBy() moves the window relative to its current location.

Syntax

window.moveTo(x, y) 

Parameters

  • x is the horizontal coordinate to be moved to.
  • y is the vertical coordinate to be moved to.

Example

This example moves the window to the top-left corner of the screen.

function origin() {
  window.moveTo(0, 0);
}

Specification

Specification Status Comment
CSS Object Model (CSSOM) View Module
The definition of 'window.moveTo()' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
moveToChrome Full support 1Edge Full support 12Firefox Full support 1IE Full support 4Opera Full support ‚ȧ12.1Safari Full support 1WebView Android Full support 1Chrome Android Full support 18Firefox Android Full support 4Opera Android Full support ‚ȧ12.1Safari iOS Full support 1Samsung Internet Android Full support 1.0

Legend

Full support  
Full support

As of Firefox 7, websites can no longer move a browser window in the following cases:

  1. You can't move a window or tab that wasn’t created by Window.open().
  2. You can't move a window or tab when it’s in a window with more than one tab.

See also