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April 17, 2017

Google Chrome Just Added An Awesome New Feature

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Well, everyone now uses Google chrome browser in their smartphones, computer etc. However, have you ever found yourself scrolling through a web page only to discover it would jump back to the top?

This is the most annoying thing faced by every Google chrome users. However, you will feel good to know that Google had introduced a new feature on its chrome browser that will prevent your online contents from skipping back to the top if you have scrolled further down to a web page.

As stated in chromium blog “This feature works by locking the scroll position on an on-screen element to keep our users in the same spot even as offscreen content continues to load.”

Well, Google’s new “Scroll anchoring” feature comes in the latest version of Google chrome. Therefore, users need to update their Google Chrome browser. The company describes “scroll anchoring… locks the content you’re currently looking at to the screen, keeping you in the same spot so you can keep reading.”

Well, the scroll anchoring feature was available previous year in a developer build. However, it was rolling out now to mostly chrome 56 or higher users. Chromium blog even has a video demonstrating the ‘jumping’ problem alongside scroll anchoring feature:

So, what do you think about this feature? Share your views in the comment box below.

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