Stop your page from shifting!

You know content, right? When it gets really really long, your friendly browser provides you with a scrollbar so you can access that content.

But sometimes, your content is not really really long. Your browser then does not display a scrollbar, for it's superfluous. It's a great system, really, but it does make your content shift from left to right and back when you browse different pages.

Read on if you want to stop this from happening.


It’s dead simple really. Just throw in the following CSS:

html { height: 100%; }
body { height: 100.1%; }

That’s it!

I know there are more challenging obstacles in web development, but this is something designers have asked me to do a couple times lately, so I thought I’d share.