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Posted on 2013-05-12
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Scroll down a bit and you will see the sidebar becomes sticky but it overlaps the main content - you will need your browser at 1100px or more to see it
It's like its ignoring the container width.

This is the plugin I'm using http://stickyjs.com/
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Question by:Gary
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by:ramyajanarthanan
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In your page initially position is set to static and when scrolled set to fixed.

try setting your class=left-sidebar

position:absolute;
float:left;
and left,right alignments.

I hope the problem is due to positioning.width of left bar as I'm not able to check since i don't have your exact code and on firebug on scrolling the style gets changed.
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by:Gary
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position:absolute is not a fix - that will only mess up the whole layout.
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David S. earned 2000 total points
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The problem is due to the percentage width interacting with how the script works. You see before you scroll down the sidebar has "position:static" but after you scroll down it has "position:fixed". "position:fixed" causes the sidebar's "positioning context" to be different, so the percentage width refers to the width of the <html> element instead of that of ".wrap". It looks like the simplest solution would be to simply give "max-width: 238px" to ".left-sidebar".
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by:Gary
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static is set by the plugin because it clones the object and it is the cloned object that has position:fixed but..
Adding a max-width fixes it, almost, it still extends a bit at smaller resolutions but I can live with that as it doesn't extend to the main content.
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