Scrolls the window to a particular place in the document.

Syntax

window.scroll(x-coord, y-coord)
window.scroll(options) 

Parameters

  • x-coord is the pixel along the horizontal axis of the document that you want displayed in the upper left.
  • y-coord is the pixel along the vertical axis of the document that you want displayed in the upper left.

- or -

Examples

<!-- put the 100th vertical pixel at the top of the window -->

<button onClick="scroll(0, 100);">click to scroll down 100 pixels</button>

Using options:

window.scroll({
  top: 100,
  left: 100,
  behavior: 'smooth'
});

Notes

Window.scrollTo() is effectively the same as this method. For scrolling a particular distance, use Window.scrollBy().

Also see Window.scrollByLines(), Window.scrollByPages() and Element.scrollIntoView().

Specification

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

Initial definition.

Browser Compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support YesIE ? Opera ? Safari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile ? Firefox Android Full support YesOpera Android ? Safari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?

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