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A Vertical Menu for Desktop Web Apps Using Bootstrap

bootstrap-vertical-menu is the use of jQuery framework and Bootstrap 3 to create a vertical sidebar menu that expands to a full navigation menu on mouseover and collapses on mouse leave.

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How to make use of it:

1. Load the latest jQuery library and Bootstrap stylesheet on the webpage.

<link rel="stylesheet" href="bootstrap.min.css">
<script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.11.3.min.js"></script>

2. Load the bootstrap-vertical-menu.css stylesheet in the header section to learn about the basic styles for the vertical sidebar menu.

<link rel="stylesheet" href="bootstrap-vertical-menu.css">

3. Create a sidebar menu navigation.

<nav class="navbar navbar-vertical-left">
  <ul class="nav navbar-nav">
    <li>
      <a href>
        <i class="fa fa-fw fa-lg fa-star"></i> 
        <span>Menu 1</span>
      </a>
    </li>
    <li>
      <a href>
        <i class="fa fa-fw fa-lg fa-font"></i> 
        <span>Menu 2</span>
      </a>
    </li>
    <li>
      <a href>
        <i class="fa fa-fw fa-lg fa-rocket"></i> 
        <span>Menu 3</span>
      </a>
    </li>
    <li>
      <a href>
        <i class="fa fa-fw fa-lg fa-cog"></i> 
        <span>Menu 4</span>
      </a>
    </li>
  </ul>
</nav>

4. JavaScript to add/remove selected CSS class to the sidebar menu.

$(document).ready(function() {
  $('a').click(function(event) {
    $('a').removeClass('selected');
    $(this).addClass('selected');
    event.preventDefault();
  })
});

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This superior jQuery/javascript plugin is developed by josenriq. For extra advanced usage, please go to the official website.

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