scroll-padding

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The scroll-padding property is a shorthand property that sets all of the scroll-padding-* longhands. It assigns values much like the padding property does for the padding-* longhands.

The scroll-padding-* properties define offsets for the optimal viewing region of the scrollport: the region used as the target region for placing things in view of the user. This allows the author to exclude regions of the scrollport that are obscured by other content (such as fixed-positioned toolbars or sidebars), or simply to put more breathing room between a targeted element and the edges of the scrollport.

Initial valueauto
Applies toscroll containers
Inheritedno
Percentagesrelative to the scroll container's scrollport
Mediavisual
Computed valueas specified
Animation typeby computed value type
Canonical orderper grammar

Syntax

/* Keyword values */
scroll-padding: auto;

/* <length> values */
scroll-padding: 10px;
scroll-padding: 1em .5em 1em 1em;
scroll-padding: 10%;

/* Global values */
scroll-padding: inherit;
scroll-padding: initial;
scroll-padding: unset;

Values

<length-percentage>
An inwards offset from the corresponding edge of the scrollport, as a valid <length> or a <percentage>.
auto
The offset is determind by the user agent. This will generally be 0px, but the user agent is free to detect and do something else if a non-zero value is more appropriate.

Formal syntax

[ auto | <length-percentage> ]{1,4}

where
<length-percentage> = <length> | <percentage>

Specification

Specification Status Comment
CSS Scroll Snap Module Level 1
The definition of 'scroll-padding' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
scroll-paddingChrome Full support 69Edge No support NoFirefox Full support 68IE No support NoOpera Full support 56Safari Full support 11WebView Android Full support 69Chrome Android Full support 69Firefox Android Full support 68Opera Android Full support 48Safari iOS Full support 11Samsung Internet Android No support No

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