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jQuery Dropdown – Easy Drop Down Menu Implementation Bootstrap

jQuery Dropdown – Easy Drop Down Menu Implementation Bootstrap

To make a dropdown from scratch it is not that hard but you have to take care of a few things like check it on all devices (tablets and mobile device) and you have to be careful at overlapping issues. Anyway I used first time drop down menu from bootstrap library few weeks ago and since then  I put it all over where I needed it because is very easy to implement and is 100% customizable. In the following I will show you the minimum code required to implement a drop down menu. 

The HTML Code:

<div class="buttons_container">
<div class="dropdown">
  <button class="btn btn-secondary dropdown-toggle" type="button" id="dropdownMenuButton" data-toggle="dropdown" aria-haspopup="true" aria-expanded="false">
    Dropdown button
  </button>
  <div class="dropdown-menu" aria-labelledby="dropdownMenuButton">
    <a class="dropdown-item" href="#">Action</a>
    <a class="dropdown-item" href="#">Another action</a>
    <a class="dropdown-item" href="#">Something else here</a>
  </div>
</div>
  <div class="dropdown">
  <button class="btn btn-primary dropdown-toggle" type="button" id="dropdownMenuButton" data-toggle="dropdown" aria-haspopup="true" aria-expanded="false">
    Dropdown button
  </button>
  <div class="dropdown-menu" aria-labelledby="dropdownMenuButton">
    <a class="dropdown-item" href="#">Action</a>
    <a class="dropdown-item" href="#">Another action</a>
    <a class="dropdown-item" href="#">Something else here</a>
  </div>
</div>
</div>

 

That's all html we need to write to have a nice dropdown, because after you insert the following scripts and css. When "dropdown" class is found in your html, the script will know there should insert the drop down menu functionality.

The following are the scripts you should add in your page:

<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.2.1.slim.min.js" integrity="sha384-KJ3o2DKtIkvYIK3UENzmM7KCkRr/rE9/Qpg6aAZGJwFDMVNA/GpGFF93hXpG5KkN" crossorigin="anonymous"></script>
<script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/popper.js/1.12.9/umd/popper.min.js" integrity="sha384-ApNbgh9B+Y1QKtv3Rn7W3mgPxhU9K/ScQsAP7hUibX39j7fakFPskvXusvfa0b4Q" crossorigin="anonymous"></script>
<script src="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.0.0/js/bootstrap.min.js" integrity="sha384-JZR6Spejh4U02d8jOt6vLEHfe/JQGiRRSQQxSfFWpi1MquVdAyjUar5+76PVCmYl" crossorigin="anonymous"></script>

 

And CSS:

<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.0.0/css/bootstrap.min.css" integrity="sha384-Gn5384xqQ1aoWXA+058RXPxPg6fy4IWvTNh0E263XmFcJlSAwiGgFAW/dAiS6JXm" crossorigin="anonymous">

 

 

 

Here is an working example with bootstrap drop down menu.

 

 

In this If you want an example of dropdown implemented from scratch you can follow the link. In that tutorial I wanted to make a drop down menu for website. 

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