Fixed Background image scrolling issue - by Muhammad Bilal 93

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ID 819518 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 16
Opened 2/19/2014 3:25:24 PM
Duplicates 821953 Access Restriction Public


Scrolling in IE11 makes background image jerk up and down when using "background-position:fixed" CSS property. I'm not sure if this also happens for touch or win7 but it creates a bad effect when scrolling through websites with fixed background and need to be fixed. Also note that i'm using the latest IE 11.0.3 version.
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Posted by Mark Drake on 8/29/2016 at 12:29 PM
This is still an issue with IE11 on Windows 10. Also the URL does not work @Louis.
Posted by brianjquinn on 4/6/2016 at 3:18 AM
Hi Louis,

The URL gives a "Page not found" error. Can you let us know where we might be able to track the status of this issue now?

Posted by Microsoft on 4/4/2016 at 11:17 AM
We've moved! This issue is now being tracked at
Posted by TOBI-F on 3/23/2016 at 3:08 AM
Hi Microsoft
This Issue is dated on 02-2014 and you has still state active? it's a really serious bug for every frontend developer.
I can't believe that this fix need 2 years. Sorry! That's really not cool!!!!!
Posted by beardsavvy on 9/16/2015 at 4:13 PM
Issue is still present in Microsoft Edge browser. I created a new instance of the workaround @Hanoncs posted, but with useragent /Edge\/12\./
Note that the workaround does not affect touch and keyboard scrolling.
Posted by thumbdоwn on 6/4/2015 at 6:41 AM
Yes, I also saw that workaround on SO some while back. Very decent, considering.

Here's a demo based on it. You can click the background to view several variations of the issue.     (without fix)

Posted by Hanoncs on 6/2/2015 at 7:20 AM
I just posted a workaround. I tested on Windows 8 and IE11.
Posted by beardsavvy on 2/25/2015 at 7:13 PM
I am experiencing this issue as well - position:fixed elements jitter when scrolling in IE11, Win 8.1.

Tried to disable smooth scrolling via jQuery which seemed to work for mouse scroll, but issue is still present for touchpad scrolling and arrow keys scroll.

Posted by radarek2 on 2/15/2015 at 12:35 PM
What is status of this issue? This bug is still present for me on win8.1 + IE11 (all updates installed).
Posted by Lanny Heidbreder on 10/10/2014 at 9:25 AM
I can only reproduce this with Windows 8; Windows 7 seems fine, even with Smooth Scrolling turned on. Does that jibe with anyone else?
Posted by Muhammad Bilal 93 on 6/12/2014 at 3:01 PM
Matthew Giacomazzo: background-position:fixed works fine for me.. like here:
only position:fixed background property for elements causes the issue.
Posted by Matthew Giacomazzo on 6/12/2014 at 2:49 PM
Also note this isn't limited to background-position:fixed. It also affects any position: fixed objects as well...
Posted by Matthew Giacomazzo on 6/12/2014 at 2:41 PM
Loading up you can see a clear difference in performance when using the mouse wheel vs clicking and dragging the scrollbar. A lot of these sites use which animates between scroll positions but it appears IE is causing things to jump ahead first. Firefox and Chrome do not have this issue and are silky smooth with default installs.
Posted by Microsoft on 2/26/2014 at 6:24 AM
Hello Muhammad Bilal 93,
Thank you for your feedback! We were able to reproduce the behavior
you are reporting and will be investigating it further.

Best Regards,
The Internet Explorer Team
Posted by Mаx Shillby on 2/19/2014 at 7:50 PM
Examples here: