How to scroll automatically to the bottom of a webpage
We sometimes have a need to goto a webpage and quickly scroll all the way to the bottom of it, e.g., to see who has written it, or to look at the comments section, or to look for social media icons so that we can share it to our friends. But what if we would like to do this programmatically, e.g., make a program to scroll down a page?
When will we need to do this? We might need to scroll down say 100s of pages and it will be too laborious to do it manually. In such cases, it is useful to find a way to do it automatically. In this blogpost, we show you how!
After we press the button, the page scrolls down to:
Isn’t that neat? How do we accomplish this feat? It is actually quite simple!
Below is the actual code for doing the above:
Thus all the magic is accomplished by the window.scrollTo method that scrolls to the bottom of the page by setting the y-coordinate to the document's body.scrollHeight.
Overall, the code provides a simple and effective way to implement a "scroll to bottom" feature on a webpage, enhancing user experience by allowing them to easily navigate to the end of the content with a single click.
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