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CSS Bootstrap 4 Basics (Retired) Using Bootstrap Components Using ScrollSpy to Highlight Nav Links

Why won't Scrollspy work? Each section is given a proper correlating id, so I don't see what the problem is.

Can anyone tell me why it won't work? I feel liked I've tried everything.

<body data-spy="scroll" data-target=".navbar" id="home">

<!-- nav-->  
<nav class="navbar navbar-expand-lg navbar-light navbar-toggleable-xl bg-primary fixed-top">
  <div class="container">
  <button class="navbar-toggler" type="button" data-toggle="collapse" data-target="#navbarNavAltMarkup" aria-controls="navbarNavAltMarkup" aria-expanded="false" aria-label="Toggle navigation">
    <span class="navbar-toggler-icon"></span>
  <div class="collapse navbar-collapse" id="navbarNavAltMarkup">
    <div class="navbar-nav">
      <a class="nav-item nav-link text-white" href="#home">Home</a>
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Robert Howington
Robert Howington
1,787 Points

What exactly isn't working. The offset? Or the basic highlighting of the navbar list-item text when you get to those sections?

The highlighting of the navbar list-item text when I get to those sections.

2 Answers

Weston Cox
Weston Cox
7,036 Points

Sarah Montoro - I'm having the same exact problem. I cannot get Scrollspy to work, as in highlighting the link in the nav bar, at all. Has anything changed with Bootstrap4 beta recently regarding Scrollspy? I read the current documentation on Scrollspy and am stumped as to why I cannot get it to work.

I wish I had a solution for you, but I still haven't found one, even after trying some suggestions people gave me in Stack Overflow. I'm in a coding bootcamp so I'll my mentor about it. I'm determined to get to the bottom of this...

Weston Cox
Weston Cox
7,036 Points

Sounds great! Good luck and when you find out, come back and let us know - Thanks Sarah!