Window.scrollTo()

Window.scrollTo() scrolls to a particular set of coordinates in the document.

Syntax

window.scrollTo(x-coord, y-coord)
window.scrollTo(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 -

options

A dictionary containing the following parameters:

top

Specifies the number of pixels along the Y axis to scroll the window or element.

left

Specifies the number of pixels along the X axis to scroll the window or element.

behavior

Specifies whether the scrolling should animate smoothly (smooth), happen instantly in a single jump (instant), or let the browser choose (auto, default).

Examples

window.scrollTo(0, 1000);

Using options:

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

Notes

Window.scroll() is effectively the same as this method. For relative scrolling, see Window.scrollBy(), Window.scrollByLines(), and Window.scrollByPages().

For scrolling elements, see Element.scrollTop and Element.scrollLeft.

Specifications

Specification
CSSOM View Module (CSSOM View)
# dom-window-scrollto

Browser compatibility

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