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Opened 12 years ago

Closed 12 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

#10237 closed bug (invalid)

animate in iframe causes parent to scroll to position iframe at top of window (webkit only)

Reported by: anonymous Owned by: anonymous
Priority: low Milestone: None
Component: effects Version: 1.6.3
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:


When jquery is loaded and run within an iframe, executing animate() on content within the iframe causes the parent document (the page that contains the iframe) to scroll so that the iframe is positioned at the top of the window. Seems to be webkit only as is reproducible in Chrome 13.0.782.112 (MacOS) and Safari 5.1 (6534.50) but no problem with Firefox or Opera.

Change History (6)

comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by Timmy Willison

Component: unfiledeffects
Owner: set to anonymous
Priority: undecidedlow
Status: newpending

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comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by sathomasga

Because the bug manifests only with an iframe, I haven't been able to figure out how to create it in jsFiddle. (I've tried.) The guidelines say not to post code in the bug report itself, but it's fairly trivial to reproduce. The parent page only needs to have some content and then an iframe, e.g.

<p>Enough content to ensure the iframe doesn't appear at the top</p>
<iframe width="800" frameborder="0" height="600" scrolling="no" src="http://some/content/"></iframe>

It's the iframe that should include (and use) jQuery:

<img id="image" src=some/image.gif' width='3200' height='600' border='0'/>
<a id="scroll"  href="#">Scroll</a>
<script type="text/javascript">
        jQuery("#image).animate({left: -800});

If you click on the Scroll anchor, then Safari and Chrome will slide the image correctly and (incorrectly) scroll the main window so that the iframe is at the top. (I.e. it will hide the initial paragraph in the example above).

Last edited 12 years ago by sathomasga (previous) (diff)

comment:3 Changed 12 years ago by sathomasga

There's a similar issue reported here https://github.com/jquery/jquery-mobile/issues/560 but it looks like it's not being actively worked.

comment:4 Changed 12 years ago by dmethvin

If you create a similar page (not using jQuery) that simply sets the left position inside the iframe, does the same thing happen? If so it sounds like something that should be reported to Webkit.

comment:5 Changed 12 years ago by trac-o-bot

Resolution: invalid
Status: pendingclosed

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comment:6 Changed 9 years ago by spoutnik

add an event.preventDefault() like:


e.preventDefault(); jQuery("#image).animate({left: -800});


Typical Chrome bug

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