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Simple Scroll-To-Top Button

How to add a simple scroll button to the top of the page/post button without using any plugins.

This was strangely hard to figure out for a beginner I knew as they didn’t understand where to put JavaScript.

So here’s a simple bit of html code you can place into any post/page on your website:

<div class="wp-block-button" onclick="topFunction()"><a class="wp-block-button__link wp-element-button" style="width:100%;     border-radius: 0;">↑ Scroll To Top ↑</a></div>

// Get the button:
let mybutton = document.getElementById("myBtn");

// When the user scrolls down 20px from the top of the document, show the button
window.onscroll = function() {scrollFunction()};

function scrollFunction() {
  if (document.body.scrollTop > 20 || document.documentElement.scrollTop > 20) {
    mybutton.style.display = "block";
  } else {
    mybutton.style.display = "none";

// When the user clicks on the button, scroll to the top of the document
function topFunction() {
  document.body.scrollTop = 0; // For Safari
  document.documentElement.scrollTop = 0; // For Chrome, Firefox, IE and Opera

Just put that into a “Custom HTML” block in your WordPress website and you should have something looking like this:

Or you can add it to your child theme directly and have it automatically displayed at the bottom of any child page.

I however am too lazy to do that at the moment so good luck with figuring it out yourself.

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