Skip to content
Related Articles

Related Articles

HTML DOM document scrollingElement Property
  • Last Updated : 05 Jul, 2020

The scrollingElement property of the document returns a reference to the element that scrolls the document.

In standards mode, this is the root element of the document. Whereas in quirks mode, It returns the HTML body element or NULL.

Syntax:

var elem = document.scrollingElement;

Return Value:

  • In standards mode, It returns the root element of the document.
  • In quirks mode, It returns the HTML body element or NULL.

Example: In this Example, we are getting the scrolling element using this property.



HTML

filter_none

edit
close

play_arrow

link
brightness_4
code

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <button onclick="get()">
        Get ScrollingElement
    </button>
  
    <script type="text/javascript">
        function get() {
            var Elm = document.scrollingElement;
            Elm.scrollTop = 0;
            console.log(Elm)
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>

chevron_right


Output:

  • Before Click the Button:

  • After Click the Button:

Supported Browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Edge
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari

full-stack-img

My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up
Recommended Articles
Page :