Scrolling actions can be applied to practically element, the typical use of this is to jump to a piece of content further down the page. For example, a webpage may have a 'contact us' button at the top of the page and all the contact details at the bottom of the page. A scrolling element could be set up in this scenario so that when 'contact us' is clicked the page auto scrolls to the contact details at the bottom of the page.
To set up auto-scroll:
Auto-scrolls are becoming more and more popular as web design progresses, many designs now are opting for one long page with clickable elements that auto-scroll further down the page to the next section.