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Draggable scrollbars using iScroll with touch support

By Sam Deering



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If your using iScroll (great plugin btw) for implementing scrollbars which touch support, just like the iDevices. It currently (iScroll4) doesn’t support draggable scrollbars. This is usually a must for most sites as users viewing on browers will try to drag the scrollbar… normal behavior of a window scrollbar.

Fortunately, this dude called Zoran has forked and coded the draggable scrollbars for iScroll. Good work son.

Include the plugin:

Some more examples:

Tweak the CSS to get a bigger scrollbar.






Sam Deering has 15+ years of programming and website development experience. He was a website consultant at Console, ABC News, Flight Centre, Sapient Nitro, and the QLD Government and runs a tech blog with over 1 million views per month. Currently, Sam is the Founder of Crypto News, Australia.

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