scroll-snap-destination

Deprecated
This feature has been removed from the Web standards. Though some browsers may still support it, it is in the process of being dropped. 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 Content

<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 Content

#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

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support No No39 No No No
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support No No No

46

391

No No No

1. 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.

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