Window.outerHeight

The Window.outerHeight read-only property returns the height in pixels of the whole browser window, including any sidebar, window chrome, and window-resizing borders/handles.

Notes

To change the size of a window, see window.resizeBy() and window.resizeTo().

To get the inner height of a window, i.e. the height of the page being displayed, see window.innerHeight.

Graphical example

The following figure shows the difference between outerHeight and innerHeight.

innerHeight vs outerHeight illustration

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

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See also