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Damian Szymanski
Damian Szymanski
11,843 Points

Question on how to put an image/icon next to an Input field - Bootstrap


I am a little bit stuck. Im trying to put an icon next to my search field with bootstrap like this: https://imgur.com/a/aY00v3w . I am having trouble making it look like that image and it keeps doing this: https://imgur.com/a/u9PCMVn . Any Suggestions? (I have included the code below)

Thanks, Damian.

  <nav class="navbar navbar-expand-lg navbar-light">
    <div class="input-group mb-3">
      <input type="text" class="form-control text2 push-left" placeholder="Recipient's username" aria-label="Recipient's username" aria-describedby="button-addon2">
      <img src="/search/img/ocean_usr.jpg" class="ml-2" height="40" width="40" id="oceanIcn">

3 Answers

Damian Szymanski
Damian Szymanski
11,843 Points

Thank you for all the responds! fixed it by putting the img tag into a div with a class="container" .

Justin Townsend
Justin Townsend
4,720 Points

Hey Damian, hmm I'm not sure if this will work but what if you took the img tag and put it inside the div tag, rather then putting it outside the div tag.