August 12, 2022

jQuery To Create A Collapsible Sidebar Using The Bootstrap Grid System

Collapsible sidebar using Bootstrap’s grid system, some CSS, and a bit of jQuery to create an animated collapsible sidebar.

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How to make use of it:

1. The jQuery library installed in your Bootstrap project.

<link rel="stylesheet" href="bootstrap.min.css">
<script src="jquery.min.js"></script>
<script src="bootstrap.min.js"></script>

2. Create a side strip with a negative left margin when collapsed or folded.

<div class="col-md-3" id="sidebar">
#sidebar {
  /* for the animation */
  transition: margin 0.3s ease;

.collapsed {
  /* hide it for small displays*/
  display: none;

@media (min-width: 992px) {
  .collapsed {
    display: block;
    /* same width as sidebar */
    margin-left: -25%;

3. Add a sidebar toggle button to the main content.

<div class="col-md-9" id="content">
  <button type="button" class="btn btn-default toggle-sidebar">Toggle sidebar</button>
#row-main {
  /* necessary to hide collapsed sidebar */
  overflow-x: hidden;

#content {
  /* for the animation */
  transition: width 0.3s ease;

4. To toggle the sidebar, just toggle the CSS classes.

$("#content").toggleClass("col-md-12 col-md-9");

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