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How to scroll to position on an element in Javascript?

To get or set the scroll position of an element, you follow these steps:

1. First, select the element using the selecting methods such as querySelector() .

2. Second, access the scroll position of the element via the scrollLeft and scrollTop properties.

The following example illustrates how to get the scroll position of the element with the id #scrollDemo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">

    <meta charset="UTF-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <title>Get/Set Scroll Position of an Element</title>
        #scrollDemo {
            height: 200px;
            width: 200px;
            overflow: auto;
            background-color: #f0db4f

        #scrollDemo p {
            /* show the scrollbar */
            height: 300px;
            width: 300px;

    <div id="scrollDemo">
        <p>JavaScript scrollLeft / scrollTop</p>
    <div class="output"></div>
        const scrollDemo = document.querySelector("#scrollDemo");
        const output = document.querySelector(".output");

        scrollDemo.addEventListener("scroll", event => {
            output.innerHTML = `scrollTop: ${scrollDemo.scrollTop} <br>
                                scrollLeft: ${scrollDemo.scrollLeft} `;
        }, { passive: true });




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