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Bootstrap 5 Headers

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What are Bootstrap Headers?

Headers are compositions that extend standard navbar functionalities. They contain additional components like a jumbotron, sub-navbar, or image covers which serve as containers for extra navigation elements - usually links, forms, or call-to-action buttons


Installation

Manual installation (zip package)

To take advantage of our Bootstrap images component and use them in your project, you first need to install the MDB 5 Free package


MDB CLI

Watch our Quick Start Tutorial to discover and use the full potential of MDB 5 and MDB CLI


NPM

Prerequisites

Before starting the project make sure to install Node LTS (12.x.x recommended).

Installation

To install MDB UI KIT in your project easily type the following command in the terminal:

npm i mdb-ui-kit 
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Importing JS modules

You can import the entire library or just individual modules:

import * as mdb from 'mdb-ui-kit'; // lib
import { Input } from 'mdb-ui-kit'; // module 
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Importing CSS file

To import MDB stylesheet please use the following syntax:

@import '~mdb-ui-kit/css/mdb.min.css'; 
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Importing SCSS modules

You can also import individual SCSS modules. To do it properly, we recommend to copy them from the node_modules/mdb-ui-kit/src/scss location directly to your project and import in the same way as CSS files.

Webpack integration

You can significantly speed up the process of creating a new project based on Webpack using our Starter.


CDN

Installation via CDN is one of the easiest methods of integrating MDB UI KIT with your project. Just copy the latest compiled JS script tag and CSS link tag from cdnjs to the application.

Don't forget to add also Font Awesome and Roboto font if you need. Here's an example code:

CSS
<!-- Font Awesome -->
<link
  href="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/font-awesome/5.15.1/css/all.min.css"
  rel="stylesheet"
/>
<!-- Google Fonts -->
<link
  href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Roboto:300,400,500,700&display=swap"
  rel="stylesheet"
/>
<!-- MDB -->
<link
  href="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/mdb-ui-kit/3.3.0/mdb.min.css"
  rel="stylesheet"
/>
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JS
<!-- MDB -->
<script
  type="text/javascript"
  src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/mdb-ui-kit/3.3.0/mdb.min.js"
></script>
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Customization

Jumbotron

A jumbotron is a lightweight, flexible component that can optionally extend the entire viewport to showcase key marketing messages on your site.

<header>
  <!-- Navbar -->
  <nav class="navbar navbar-expand-lg navbar-light bg-white">
    <div class="container-fluid">
      <button
        class="navbar-toggler"
        type="button"
        data-mdb-toggle="collapse"
        data-mdb-target="#navbarExample01"
        aria-controls="navbarExample01"
        aria-expanded="false"
        aria-label="Toggle navigation"
      >
        <i class="fas fa-bars"></i>
      </button>
      <div class="collapse navbar-collapse" id="navbarExample01">
        <ul class="navbar-nav me-auto mb-2 mb-lg-0">
          <li class="nav-item active">
            <a class="nav-link" aria-current="page" href="#">Home</a>
          </li>
          <li class="nav-item">
            <a class="nav-link" href="#">Features</a>
          </li>
          <li class="nav-item">
            <a class="nav-link" href="#">Pricing</a>
          </li>
          <li class="nav-item">
            <a class="nav-link" href="#">About</a>
          </li>
        </ul>
      </div>
    </div>
  </nav>
  <!-- Navbar -->

  <!-- Jumbotron -->
  <div class="p-5 text-center bg-light">
    <h1 class="mb-3">Heading</h1>
    <h4 class="mb-3">Subheading</h4>
    <a class="btn btn-primary" href="" role="button">Call to action</a>
  </div>
  <!-- Jumbotron -->
</header>
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Background image

Header with background image might help to outstand your call to action elements by catching the eyes to some beautiful image in the background.

To provide a proper contrast it's highly recommended to use a mask. You can change the color and the opacity of the mask by manipulating RGBA code.

You also must set the height of the background image, otherwise, the component will collapse. In the example below, we set the height to 400px.

We use flexbox utilities to center the content vertically and horizontally.

<header>
  <!-- Navbar -->
  <nav class="navbar navbar-expand-lg navbar-light bg-white">
    <div class="container-fluid">
      <button
        class="navbar-toggler"
        type="button"
        data-mdb-toggle="collapse"
        data-mdb-target="#navbarExample01"
        aria-controls="navbarExample01"
        aria-expanded="false"
        aria-label="Toggle navigation"
      >
        <i class="fas fa-bars"></i>
      </button>
      <div class="collapse navbar-collapse" id="navbarExample01">
        <ul class="navbar-nav me-auto mb-2 mb-lg-0">
          <li class="nav-item active">
            <a class="nav-link" aria-current="page" href="#">Home</a>
          </li>
          <li class="nav-item">
            <a class="nav-link" href="#">Features</a>
          </li>
          <li class="nav-item">
            <a class="nav-link" href="#">Pricing</a>
          </li>
          <li class="nav-item">
            <a class="nav-link" href="#">About</a>
          </li>
        </ul>
      </div>
    </div>
  </nav>
  <!-- Navbar -->

  <!-- Background image -->
  <div
    class="p-5 text-center bg-image"
    style="
      background-image: url('https://mdbcdn.b-cdn.net/img/new/slides/041.jpg');
      height: 400px;
    "
  >
    <div class="mask" style="background-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.6);">
      <div class="d-flex justify-content-center align-items-center h-100">
        <div class="text-white">
          <h1 class="mb-3">Heading</h1>
          <h4 class="mb-3">Subheading</h4>
          <a class="btn btn-outline-light btn-lg" href="#!" role="button"
            >Call to action</a
          >
        </div>
      </div>
    </div>
  </div>
  <!-- Background image -->
</header>

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You can see more customization examples on the ๐Ÿ“„ Headers documentation page


Crucial Resources

Here are the resources that we have prepared to help you work with this component:

  1. Read ๐Ÿ“„ Headers documentation page <-- start here
  2. In to get the most out of your project, you should also get acquainted with other Navigation options related to Headers. See the section below to find the list of them.
  3. You can use predesigned Navigation elements in ๐Ÿ“ฅ Starter Bootstrap 5 templates
  4. Templates are a part of ๐Ÿ“ฆ Free UI Kit for Bootstrap 5
  5. After finishing the project you can publish it with CLI in order to receive ๐Ÿ’ฝ Free hosting (beta)

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