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Here’s Why Your Bootstrap Collapsed Alert Jumps When Expanded

I’ve seen this Bootstrap issue countless times. A collapsed div is collapsed and expanded with Bootstrap Collapse. When it opens up, it appears to over-expand and then jump back up. It’s super annoying. Here’s what your code might look like: <div class=”collapse alert alert-info” id=”my-alert-box”>My hidden alert box with some text.</div> Here’s what you should […]

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Adding the Bootstrap “active” class to a WordPress Menu Item

Working with WordPress and Bootstrap, you might be frustrated with the built in menu options. There isn’t an easy way to tell WordPress to swap out the ¬†current-menu-item class with bootstrap’s active class. Fortunately for you and me, there’s jQuery for that. Just a little dab will do ya. jQuery(document).ready(function () { $(“.current-menu-item”).addClass(“active”); }); This […]

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The Ugly Bootstrap File Input Type

Bootstrap has a way making a lot of HTML elements look good, right off the bat. But the day finally came when I had to face to inevitable: The . This is the red headed stepchild of Bootstrap (and browser makers). Browsers render this element differently from each other, making it nearly impossible to look good across the board.

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Create a SpeedBump with jQuery & the Bootstrap Modal

A speedbump is a essentially a confirmation dialogue when a website visitor clicks a link to leave your site. Speedbumps are actually required by law in some countries for industries such as Credit Unions and banks. There are several ways to create a speedbump, and I’m going to show you just one way. You can […]

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WordPress Pagination With Bootstrap

I love Bootstrap. I also love WordPress. One issue I came across in my WordPress theme development using Bootstrap was the pagination styling. It wasn’t complete, and some edits needed to be made in order for it to look right.