Window.moveTo()

The moveTo() method of the Window interface moves the current window to the specified coordinates.

Note: This function moves the window to an absolute location. In contrast, window.moveBy() moves the window relative to its current location.

Syntax

window.moveTo(x, y)

Parameters

  • x is the horizontal coordinate to be moved to.
  • y is the vertical coordinate to be moved to.

Example

This example moves the window to the top-left corner of the screen.

function origin() {
  window.moveTo(0, 0);
}

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
CSS Object Model (CSSOM) View Module
The definition of 'window.moveTo()' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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As of Firefox 7, websites can no longer move a browser window in the following cases:

  1. You can't move a window or tab that wasn’t created by Window.open().
  2. You can't move a window or tab when it’s in a window with more than one tab.

See also