Deprecated
This feature is no longer recommended. Though some browsers might still support it, it may have already been removed from the relevant web standards, may be in the process of being dropped, or may only be kept for compatibility purposes. Avoid using it, and update existing code if possible; see the compatibility table at the bottom of this page to guide your decision. Be aware that this feature may cease to work at any time.

The scroll-snap-destination CSS property defines the position in x and y coordinates within the scroll container's visual viewport which element snap points align with.

/* <position> value */
scroll-snap-destination: 400px 600px;

/* Global values */
scroll-snap-destination: inherit;
scroll-snap-destination: initial;
scroll-snap-destination: unset;

Initial value0px 0px
Applies toscroll containers
Inheritedno
Percentagesrelative to same axis of the padding-box of the scroll container
Mediainteractive
Computed valueas specified, but with relative lengths converted into absolute lengths
Animation typea position
Canonical orderthe unique non-ambiguous order defined by the formal grammar

Syntax

Values

<position>
Specifies the offset of the snap destination from the start edge of the scroll container’s visual viewport. The first value gives the x coordinate of the snap destination, the second value its y coordinate.

Formal syntax

<position>

where
<position> = [ [ left | center | right ] || [ top | center | bottom ] | [ left | center | right | <length-percentage> ] [ top | center | bottom | <length-percentage> ]? | [ [ left | right ] <length-percentage> ] && [ [ top | bottom ] <length-percentage> ] ]

where
<length-percentage> = <length> | <percentage>

Example

HTML

<div id="container">
  <div>
    <p>At coordinate (0, 0)</p>
    <div class="scrollContainer destination0">
      <div>1</div>
      <div>2</div>
      <div>3</div>
    </div>
  </div>

  <div>
    <p>At coordinate (25, 0)</p>
    <div class="scrollContainer destination25">
      <div>1</div>
      <div>2</div>
      <div>3</div>
    </div>
  </div>

  <div>
    <p>At coordinate (50, 0)</p>
    <div class="scrollContainer destination50">
      <div>1</div>
      <div>2</div>
      <div>3</div>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>

CSS

#container {
  display: flex;
}

#container > div:nth-child(-n+2) {
  margin-right: 20px;  
}

.scrollContainer {
  width: 100px;
  overflow: auto;
  white-space: nowrap;
  scroll-snap-points-x: repeat(100%);
  scroll-snap-type: mandatory;
  scroll-snap-destination: 20px 0;
  font-size: 0;
}

.destination0 {
  scroll-snap-destination: 0 0;
}

.destination25 {
  scroll-snap-destination: 25px 0;
}

.destination50 {
  scroll-snap-destination: 50px 0;
}

.scrollContainer > div {
  width: 100px;
  height: 100px;
  display: inline-block;
  line-height: 100px;
  text-align: center;
  font-size: 50px;
}

.scrollContainer > div:nth-child(even) {
  background-color: #87EA87;
}

.scrollContainer > div:nth-child(odd) {
  background-color: #87CCEA;
}

Specification

Specification Status Comment
CSS Scroll Snap Module Level 1
The definition of 'scroll-snap-destination' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
scroll-snap-destination
DeprecatedNon-standard
Chrome No support NoEdge No support NoFirefox Full support 39IE No support NoOpera No support NoSafari No support NoWebView Android No support NoChrome Android No support NoEdge Mobile No support NoFirefox Android Full support 46
Full support 46
Full support 39
Disabled
Disabled From version 39: this feature is behind the layout.css.scroll-snap.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
Opera Android No support NoSafari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android No support No

Legend

Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Non-standard. Expect poor cross-browser support.
Non-standard. Expect poor cross-browser support.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.
User must explicitly enable this feature.
User must explicitly enable this feature.

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