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Bootstrap 4 Cookbook

By : Ajdin Imsirovic
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Bootstrap 4 Cookbook

By: Ajdin Imsirovic

Overview of this book

Bootstrap, one of the most popular front-end frameworks, is perfectly built to design elegant, powerful, and responsive interfaces for professional-level web pages. It supports responsive design by dynamically adjusting your web page layout. Bootstrap 4 is a major update with many impressive changes that greatly enhance the end results produced by Bootstrap. This cookbook is a collection of great recipes that show you how to use all the latest features of Bootstrap to build compelling UIs. This book is using the most up-to-date version of Bootstrap 4 in all its chapters. First off, you will be shown how you can leverage the latest core features of Bootstrap 4 to create stunning web pages and responsive media. You will gradually move on to extending Bootstrap 4 with the help of plugins to build highly customized and powerful UIs. By the end of this book, you will know how to leverage, extend, and integrate bootstrap to achieve optimal results for your web projects.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Title Page
About the Author
About the Reviewer
Customer Feedback

Navigating easily with simple-sidebar jQuery plugin

In this chapter, we will utilize the jQuery simple-sidebar plugin to achieve a mobile menu that appears as a sidebar. The plugin is The plugin website can be accessed via

To make things easier, we will use GitCDN for this plugin's files.

Getting ready

To get ready, look at the setup instructions. These instructions are available at the official website for the plugin.

How to do it…

  1. Since we are showcasing a different navbar, we need to change the structure of our project a bit. First, we will alter the _data.json file inside the app folder. Specifically, we need to alter the entry that starts with recipe06-09, beginning on line 29:
 // below code starts at line 29 of _data.json:
"recipe06-09": {
 "title": "Recipe 06-09: Navigate Easily with a Custom Offcanvas Navbar",
 "layout": "_layout06-09" // newly added line - specifies an alternate layout for this page only
  1. Now we can add the layout...