scroll-padding-block-start property defines offsets for the start edge in the block dimension of the optimal viewing region of the scrollport: the region used as the target region for placing things in view of the user. This allows the author to exclude regions of the scrollport that are obscured by other content (such as fixed-positioned toolbars or sidebars) or to put more breathing room between a targeted element and the edges of the scrollport.
The source for this interactive example is stored in a GitHub repository. If you'd like to contribute to the interactive examples project, please clone https://github.com/mdn/interactive-examples and send us a pull request.
/* Keyword values */ scroll-padding-block-start: auto; /* <length> values */ scroll-padding-block-start: 10px; scroll-padding-block-start: 1em; scroll-padding-block-start: 10%; /* Global values */ scroll-padding-block-start: inherit; scroll-padding-block-start: initial; scroll-padding-block-start: unset;
- An inwards offset from the block start edge of the scrollport, as a valid length or a percentage.
- The offset is determind by the user agent. This will generally be 0px, but a user agent is able to detect and do something else if a non-zero value is more appropriate.
|Applies to||scroll containers|
|Percentages||relative to the scroll container's scrollport|
|Computed value||as specified|
|Animation type||by computed value type|
auto | <length-percentage>where <length-percentage> = <length> | <percentage>
|CSS Scroll Snap Module Level 1
The definition of 'scroll-padding-block-start' in that specification.
|Candidate Recommendation||Initial definition|
BCD tables only load in the browser
The compatibility table on this page is generated from structured data. If you'd like to contribute to the data, please check out https://github.com/mdn/browser-compat-data and send us a pull request.