Create a Scrolling Column with trivial CSS

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The client wanted to display a list of past events in a scrollable column. This was easy to implement using simple css. The page layout was done with Beaver Builder, but the solution should work for any html container.

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What the Code Snippet does

This css allows the content in one column in a row scroll if it is longer than the height of the column.

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Here's the Code Snippet

overflow-x:scroll;

Make a column, in this case using Beaver Builder and give it an ID to target a CSS selector (in this example it's highlights-scroll). Then add the following CSS to add scroll bars so the content will scroll in the x direction (up and down):

.highlights-scroll .fl-col-content {
max-height:64vh; overflow-x: scroll;
padding-right: 30px;
}

 

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