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Adding padding between sticky element and top of viewport

See original GitHub issue

Right now my sticky elements always stick flush against the top of the viewport, but I’d like to give them a little bit of padding.

I did see the topOffset property, but as far as I can tell this only controls when the stickiness triggers, it still ends up sticking in the same place a top: 0.

I thought about using regular CSS padding, but that doesn’t work because it pushes the element down even when it isn’t sticking.

The result I’m looking for is basically how the sidebar behaves here: (scroll down), although for that project I used a different sticky position component.

Issue Analytics

  • State:closed
  • Created 7 years ago
  • Comments:5 (1 by maintainers)

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SachaGcommented, Oct 4, 2016

Thanks for the pointer! stickyStyle={{ top: <n> }} didn’t quite work because it interferes with the component’s logic for setting top, and caused the element to not stop being sticky properly.

But I was able to use padding-top to achieve the same thing. Also, it was actually topOffset: -n.

jjh4698commented, Dec 7, 2016

Thank U! @SachaG very Helpful

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