CSS overflow: auto

The CSS overflow: auto, adds a scrollbar only when it's needed, unlike overflow:scroll. You can try to run the following code to implement CSS overflow: auto property:


Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
         div {
            background-color: orange;
            width: 250px;
            height: 45px;
            border: 2px solid blue;
            overflow: auto;
      <div>Overflow property used here. This is a demo text to show the working of CSS overflow: auto. This won't hide the content. A scrollbar would be visible, only if needed.</div>