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jQuery Footer

Thread began 7/27/2015 2:49 pm by Daniel | Last modified 7/29/2015 5:44 pm by Ray Borduin | 269 views | 2 replies |


jQuery Footer

What I'm trying to do is:
1. I have a search attribute on the website that I'm developing and then a results page for the search that I'm doing.
2. Now there are 2 things that I want from the results page:
2.1 If the results information that is being displayed is smaller than the page, I want the footer to be right at the bottom of the screen.
2.2 If the results that is being displayed is more/or bigger than the screen I want the footer to be pushed down beneath the last result that is being displayed.

I've tried to research it but cannot find a answer and have a deadline that is coming up.

This is what the script looks like that I'm currently using:
<script language="javascript">
// Window load event used just in case window height is dependant upon images
$(document).ready(function() {

var footerHeight = 0,
footerTop = 0,
$footer = $("#footer");


function positionFooter() {

footerHeight = $footer.height();
footerTop = ($(window).scrollTop()+$(window).height()-footerHeight)+"px";

if (($(document.body).height()+footerHeight) < ($(window).height())) {
position: "absolute"

} else {
position: "static"




Thank you very much

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Ray BorduinWebAssist

It seems like it is probably close. This is something we could help with in a premier support ticket.

I see that it is moving the position to absolute onload when it shouldn't... so it is getting into the if statement:

if (($(document.body).height()+footerHeight) < ($(window).height())) {

I'd add an alert below it that has:
alert($(document.body).height() + "\n" + footerHeight +"\n" + $(window).height());

See if you can figure out which of those numbers isn't being calculated correctly and why it is getting into that If statement when it shouldn't be.

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Okay thank you Ray.

I will give it a go. Thank you for your help I appreciate it allot.

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