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348 Points

Bootstrap custom markup with javascript functionality


How to take advantage of bootstrap javascript functionality with custom html markup, for example I have this html markup for dropdown menus

<div class="dropdown">
  <button class="button button-success" id="dropdownButtonExample" data-toggle="dropdown" type="button" aria-haspopup="true" aria-expanded="false">

  <ul class="dropdown-list" aria-labelledby="dropdownButtonExample">
    <li class="dropdown-item"><a class="dropdown-link" href="#">Dropdown item 1</a></li>
    <li class="dropdown-item"><a class="dropdown-link" href="#">Dropdown item 1</a></li>
    <li class="dropdown-item"><a class="dropdown-link" href="#">Dropdown item 1</a></li>

and I want to target the functionality of bootstrap dropdown;

2 Answers

assuming that you have wired up bootstrap correctly on your using the link tab at the top of the html file

<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://stackpath.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.1.3/css/bootstrap.min.css" integrity="sha384-MCw98/SFnGE8fJT3GXwEOngsV7Zt27NXFoaoApmYm81iuXoPkFOJwJ8ERdknLPMO" crossorigin="anonymous">

and the necessary scripts at the bottom

<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.3.1.slim.min.js" integrity="sha384-q8i/X+965DzO0rT7abK41JStQIAqVgRVzpbzo5smXKp4YfRvH+8abtTE1Pi6jizo" crossorigin="anonymous"></script>
<script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/popper.js/1.14.3/umd/popper.min.js" integrity="sha384-ZMP7rVo3mIykV+2+9J3UJ46jBk0WLaUAdn689aCwoqbBJiSnjAK/l8WvCWPIPm49" crossorigin="anonymous"></script>
<script src="https://stackpath.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.1.3/js/bootstrap.min.js" integrity="sha384-ChfqqxuZUCnJSK3+MXmPNIyE6ZbWh2IMqE241rYiqJxyMiZ6OW/JmZQ5stwEULTy" crossorigin="anonymous"></script>

they have a nice starter template https://getbootstrap.com/docs/4.1/getting-started/introduction/#starter-template

you can then simple copy the code from the bootstrap page and paste it in the page. it should then work automatically https://getbootstrap.com/docs/4.1/components/dropdowns/

348 Points

@hombah, Thanks, but please read the question again;

apologies, I just reread, I misunderstood the Q the first time. the Bootstrap javascript is probably targeting a specific html node id (you can check the source code for which id the relevant function is targeting - but my guess is id="dropdownMenuButton")