jQuery scrollTop() Method

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Example

Return the vertical scrollbar position for a <div> element:

$("button").click(function(){
    alert($("div").scrollTop());
});

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Definition and Usage

The scrollTop() method sets or returns the vertical scrollbar position for the selected elements.

Tip: When the scrollbar is on the top, the position is 0.

When used to return the position:
This method returns the vertical position of the scrollbar for the FIRST matched element.

When used to set the position:
This method sets the vertical position of the scrollbar for ALL matched elements.


Syntax

Return vertical scrollbar position:

$(selector).scrollTop()

Set vertical scrollbar position:

$(selector).scrollTop(position)

Parameter Description
position Specifies the vertical scrollbar position in pixels

Examples

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Set the vertical scrollbar position
How to set the vertical scrollbar position for an element.


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