How to create an HTML element that's always on screen

Posted January 7, 2020 1.3k views

I’m trying to create an HTML, maybe a div to behave like the following:

  • Resize automatically his height to be 100% based on your window
  • Adjust it’s width to maintain constant proportions - example width would be always equal to 4/5 of his height.

I’ve been trying to configure it with css however I might need to use JavaScript. If you guys have any other solutions not in JavaScript but anything else like jQuery, I would be happy to use it as well.

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Hi @fkutev22,

I’m not really into plain JavaScript so I’ll give you an example using jQuery.



I’ll recommend using the above code with a div. Here is an example

<div id="resizeWindow"> </div>


  • I’ve been trying to implement it however nothing has been happening.
    The div is just like a plain element.

    • Hi @fkutev22,

      Have you added jQuery to your website?

      If you haven’t just add this in the footer of your HTML page

      <script src=""></script>


      • If I wish to use the above query on other HTML elements how should I proceed?

        • To use jQuery on your elements you have two options, either use it with the ID of the element or with a class.

          If you wish to bind your jQuery with an ID you can do the following :


          If you wish to bind your jQuery with a class, you can do the following: