JavaScript Scroll to Top of Page with Floating Button

A Vanilla JavaScript scroll to top of page floating button, let’s users to smoothly reach to top of page when click on it. The plugin creates beautiful floating button with arrow icon at the bottom of the page. After page scrolling, the button fade-in. After clicking, it fade-out and page smoothly scroll to top.

Plugin Overview

Plugin: scrolltotop_arrow_js
Author: Fabian Lins
Licence: MIT Licence
Published: May 9, 2019
Repository: Fork on GitHub
Dependencies: No External Library Required!

File Type: zip archive (HTML, CSS & JavaScript)
Package Size: 6.40 KB



How to Make JavaScript Scroll to Top of Page Button

1. Create a div element with the following mentioned class name. It will work as floating back to top button.

    <div id="scrolltotop_parent">
        <div tabindex="0" id="scrolltotop_arrow">
        </div>
    </div>

2. After that, style it with CSS to change its looking.

@media only screen and (max-width: 1023px) {
  #scrolltotop_parent {
    bottom: 25px !important;
    right: 25px !important;
  }
}

#scrolltotop_parent {
  background: #006f9e;
  cursor: pointer;
  width: 50px;
  height: 50px;
  position: fixed;
  bottom: 50px;
  right: 50px;
  z-index: 1004 !important;
}

#scrolltotop_parent:hover {
  opacity: 0.7;
  transition: 0.1s;
}

.scrolltotop_circle {
  border-radius: 50%;
}

.scrolltotop_round_corners {
  border-radius: 5px;
}

.scrolltotop_fadeout {
  opacity: 0 !important;
  transition: 0.5s;
  visibility: hidden;
}

.scrolltotop_fadein {
  opacity: 1;
  transition: 0.5s;
}

#scrolltotop_arrow {
  width: 0px;
  height: 0px;
  border-left: 12px solid transparent;
  border-right: 12px solid transparent;
  border-bottom: 12px solid white;
  margin: 0 auto;
  margin-top: 19px;
}

#scrolltotop_arrow:focus {
  opacity: 0.7;
  transition: 0.1s;
}

3. After creating floating button, include the scroll to top‘s JavaScript file into your HTML document.

<script type="text/javascript" src="js/scrolltotop_arrow_code.js"></script>

4. Make sure you have enough contents in your document to be scroll, if you haven’t, you can use the sample color boxes for test purpose.

  <div class="samplebox color01"></div>
    <div class="samplebox color02"></div>
    <div class="samplebox color03"></div>
    <div class="samplebox color01"></div>
    <div class="samplebox color02"></div>
    <div class="samplebox color03"></div>
    <div class="samplebox color01"></div>
    <div class="samplebox color02"></div>
    <div class="samplebox color03"></div>
    <div class="samplebox color01"></div>
    <div class="samplebox color02"></div>
    <div class="samplebox color01"></div>
    <div class="samplebox color02"></div>
    <div class="samplebox color03"></div>

5. To change the scrolling position for floating back to top button when it should fade in, edit the scrolltotop_arrow_code file and update the following variable. Default: 200, Type: Number,

scrolltotop_fadein_start_position = 300;

6. Decide weather to show circle back-to-top button or rectangular with rounded corner. Default: true, Type: Boolean. (false for rectangular button).

 scrolltotop_circle_mode= true;

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