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Konrad Pilch
Konrad Pilch
2,435 Points

Smooth Scrolling with jQuery not working


What doesn't work?

$("#links a").click(function(){
                var linksId = $(this).attr("href");
                $("body").animate({scrollTop: $(linksId).offset().top}, "slow");

                return false;

It works on Chrome but not on Mozilla or explorer . Not even the link if I click , it doesn't even put me on top of the webpage . I mean if I clikc Contact, it would scroll down, if I woudnt have the $ it would teleport there. But it doesn't even do that.

3 Answers

Hey Konrad,

Instead of using the href value, use the link's hash. I tested this in Chrome and Firefox:

$("#links a").click(function(e){       
    $('html,body').animate({scrollTop:$(this.hash).offset().top}, "slow");
Konrad Pilch
Konrad Pilch
2,435 Points

Thank u! Working. My code was from treehouse: d

14,008 Points

I tried using this on my navigation, but it also disables my link to another page.

But if I take out the e.preventDefault(); Then it gets a bit buggy.

Help anybody?

TomΓ‘Ε‘ Komprs
TomΓ‘Ε‘ Komprs
14,057 Points

This is an old topic, but I have right now a similar problem. And the best solution for me? Use this in CSS:

html {
    scroll-behavior: smooth;