HTML | Window moveBy() Method

The Window moveBy() method is used for moving a window with a specified number of pixels relative to its current coordinates.
The Window moveBy() method accepts two parameters x and y which denote the number of pixels to move the window horizontally and vertically.


window.moveBy(x, y)

Parameters Used:

  • x : It is a mandatory parameter that specifies the amount of pixels to move the window horizontally.
  • y : It is a mandatory parameter that specifies the amount of pixels to move the window vertically.

Below program illustrates the Window moveBy() Method :

Program:. Moving a new window relative to its current position





<!DOCTYPE html>
      Window moveBy() Method in HTML
        h1 {
            color: green;
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        body {
            text-align: center;
    <h2>Window moveBy() Method</h2>
      For opening the Test window, 
      double click the "Open Window" button:
    <button ondblclick="Opwind()">
      Open Window
      For moving the Test window,
      double click the "Move Window" button:
    <button ondblclick="Movewind()">
      Move Window
        function Opwind() {
            TestWindow ="", "TestWindow",
                "width=400, height=400");
            TestWindow.document.write("This is a Test Window.");
        function Movewind() {
            TestWindow.moveBy(200, 200);



After clicking the button

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by Window moveBy() Method arelisted below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari


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