Bootstrap snippet. NavBar Menu Dropdowns

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tags: NavBar,Menu,Dropdowns,4.1.1

HTML code

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<div class="navbar navbar-expand-md navbar-dark bg-dark mb-4" role="navigation">
    <a class="navbar-brand" href="#">Bootstrap 4 NavBar</a>
    <button class="navbar-toggler" type="button" data-toggle="collapse" data-target="#navbarCollapse" aria-controls="navbarCollapse" aria-expanded="false" aria-label="Toggle navigation">
        <span class="navbar-toggler-icon"></span>
    <div class="collapse navbar-collapse" id="navbarCollapse">
        <ul class="navbar-nav mr-auto">
            <li class="nav-item active">
                <a class="nav-link" href="#">Home <span class="sr-only">(current)</span></a>
            <li class="nav-item">
                <a class="nav-link" href="" target="_blank">Github</a>
            <li class="nav-item">
                <a class="nav-link disabled" href="#">Disabled</a>
            <li class="nav-item dropdown">
                <a class="nav-link dropdown-toggle" id="dropdown1" data-toggle="dropdown" aria-haspopup="true" aria-expanded="false">Dropdown1</a>
                <ul class="dropdown-menu" aria-labelledby="dropdown1">
                    <li class="dropdown-item" href="#"><a>Action 1</a></li>
                    <li class="dropdown-item dropdown">
                        <a class="dropdown-toggle" id="dropdown1-1" data-toggle="dropdown" aria-haspopup="true" aria-expanded="false">Dropdown1.1</a>
                        <ul class="dropdown-menu" aria-labelledby="dropdown1-1">
                            <li class="dropdown-item" href="#"><a>Action 1.1</a></li>
                            <li class="dropdown-item dropdown">
                                <a class="dropdown-toggle" id="dropdown1-1-1" data-toggle="dropdown" aria-haspopup="true" aria-expanded="false">Dropdown1.1.1</a>
                                <ul class="dropdown-menu" aria-labelledby="dropdown1-1-1">
                                    <li class="dropdown-item" href="#"><a>Action 1.1.1</a></li>
            <li class="nav-item dropdown">
                <a class="nav-link dropdown-toggle" id="dropdown2" data-toggle="dropdown" aria-haspopup="true" aria-expanded="false">Dropdown2</a>
                <ul class="dropdown-menu" aria-labelledby="dropdown2">
                    <li class="dropdown-item" href="#"><a>Action 2 A</a></li>
                    <li class="dropdown-item" href="#"><a>Action 2 B</a></li>
                    <li class="dropdown-item" href="#"><a>Action 2 C</a></li>
                    <li class="dropdown-item dropdown">
                        <a class="dropdown-toggle" id="dropdown2-1" data-toggle="dropdown" aria-haspopup="true" aria-expanded="false">Dropdown2.1</a>
                        <ul class="dropdown-menu" aria-labelledby="dropdown2-1">
                            <li class="dropdown-item" href="#"><a>Action 2.1 A</a></li>
                            <li class="dropdown-item" href="#"><a>Action 2.1 B</a></li>
                            <li class="dropdown-item" href="#"><a>Action 2.1 C</a></li>
                            <li class="dropdown-item dropdown">
                                <a class="dropdown-toggle" id="dropdown2-1-1" data-toggle="dropdown" aria-haspopup="true" aria-expanded="false">Dropdown2.1.1</a>
                                <ul class="dropdown-menu" aria-labelledby="dropdown2-1-1">
                                    <li class="dropdown-item" href="#"><a>Action 2.1.1 A</a></li>
                                    <li class="dropdown-item" href="#"><a>Action 2.1.1 B</a></li>
                                    <li class="dropdown-item" href="#"><a>Action 2.1.1 C</a></li>
                            <li class="dropdown-item dropdown">
                                <a class="dropdown-toggle" id="dropdown2-1-2" data-toggle="dropdown" aria-haspopup="true" aria-expanded="false">Dropdown2.1.2</a>
                                <ul class="dropdown-menu" aria-labelledby="dropdown2-1-2">
                                    <li class="dropdown-item" href="#"><a>Action 2.1.2 A</a></li>
                                    <li class="dropdown-item" href="#"><a>Action 2.1.2 B</a></li>
                                    <li class="dropdown-item" href="#"><a>Action 2.1.2 C</a></li>
        <form class="form-inline mt-2 mt-md-0">
            <input class="form-control mr-sm-2" type="text" placeholder="Search" aria-label="Search">
            <button class="btn btn-outline-success my-2 my-sm-0" type="submit">Search</button>

<main role="main" class="container">
    <div class="jumbotron text-center">
        <h1>Bootstrap 4 NavBar</h1>
        <p class="lead text-info">NavBar with too many childs.</p>

CSS code

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.navbar .dropdown-toggle, .navbar .dropdown-menu a {
    cursor: pointer;

.navbar, .navbar .dropdown-item:active {
    color: inherit;
    text-decoration: none;
    background-color: inherit;

.navbar .dropdown-item:focus, .navbar .dropdown-item:hover {
    color: #16181b;
    text-decoration: none;
    background-color: #f8f9fa;

@media (min-width: 767px) {
    .navbar .dropdown-toggle:not(.nav-link)::after {
        display: inline-block;
        width: 0;
        height: 0;
        margin-left: .5em;
        vertical-align: 0;
        border-bottom: .3em solid transparent;
        border-top: .3em solid transparent;
        border-left: .3em solid;

Javascript/Jquery code

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$(document).ready(function () {

    $('.navbar .dropdown-item').on('click', function (e) {
        var $el = $(this).children('.dropdown-toggle');
        var $parent = $el.offsetParent(".dropdown-menu");

        if (!$parent.parent().hasClass('navbar-nav')) {
            if ($parent.hasClass('show')) {
                ${"top": -999, "left": -999});
            } else {
                ${"top": $el[0].offsetTop, "left": $parent.outerWidth() - 4});

    $('.navbar .dropdown').on('', function () {
        $(this).find('li.dropdown').removeClass('show open');
        $(this).find('ul.dropdown-menu').removeClass('show open');


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