Smooth scrolling when clicking an anchor link

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I have a couple of hyperlinks on my page. A FAQ that users will read when they visit my help section.

Using Anchor links, I can make the page scroll towards the anchor and guide the users there.

Is there a way to make that scrolling smooth?

But notice that he's using a custom JavaScript library. Maybe jQuery offers somethings like this baked in?
Jun 20 in JQuery by gaurav
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document.querySelectorAll('a[href^="#"]').forEach(anchor => {
    anchor.addEventListener('click', function (e) {
        e.preventDefault();

        document.querySelector(this.getAttribute('href')).scrollIntoView({
            behavior: 'smooth'
        });
    });
});

This is currently only supported in the most bleeding edge browsers.


For older browser support, you can use this jQuery technique:

$(document).on('click', 'a[href^="#"]', function (event) {
    event.preventDefault();

    $('html, body').animate({
        scrollTop: $($.attr(this, 'href')).offset().top
    }, 500);
});
answered Jun 20 by rajatha
• 7,040 points

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