06 : Lets have a navbar!


Previously, we served a template but it was not yet satisfying, All it contained was a one-liner message. In this post, we will have a navbar on our homepage. Don't worry, we have done most of the heavy lifting in the previous post.
Ok, so think, Is navbar specific to each page or it is a common resource? Definitely, a common resource, so, we are going to put the navbar in the base.html file. But just see this code of bootstrap-navbar, it is a huge one and will clutter our base.py file. Navbar · Bootstrap v5.0 (getbootstrap.com). Therefore, I am going to put navbar code inside templates > components folder. First, add this line to base.html.     {% include "components/navbar.html" %}

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en-us">
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <meta name="nofoobar.com" content="Nofoobar">
    <link href="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/bootstrap@5.0.0-beta2/dist/css/bootstrap.min.css" rel="stylesheet" integrity="sha384-BmbxuPwQa2lc/FVzBcNJ7UAyJxM6wuqIj61tLrc4wSX0szH/Ev+nYRRuWlolflfl" crossorigin="anonymous">

    {% block title %}
    {% endblock %}

    {% include "components/navbar.html" %}
    {% block content %}
    {% endblock %}

    <script src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/bootstrap@5.0.0-beta2/dist/js/bootstrap.bundle.min.js" integrity="sha384-b5kHyXgcpbZJO/tY9Ul7kGkf1S0CWuKcCD38l8YkeH8z8QjE0GmW1gYU5S9FOnJ0" crossorigin="anonymous"></script>
    {% block scripts %}
    {% endblock %}


Now we can paste the code for bootstrap navbar in templates>components>navbar.html.

<nav class="navbar navbar-expand-lg navbar-light bg-light">
  <div class="container-fluid">
    <a class="navbar-brand" href="#">Navbar</a>
    <button class="navbar-toggler" type="button" data-bs-toggle="collapse" data-bs-target="#navbarSupportedContent" aria-controls="navbarSupportedContent" aria-expanded="false" aria-label="Toggle navigation">
      <span class="navbar-toggler-icon"></span>
    <div class="collapse navbar-collapse" id="navbarSupportedContent">
      <ul class="navbar-nav me-auto mb-2 mb-lg-0">
        <li class="nav-item">
          <a class="nav-link active" aria-current="page" href="#">Home</a>
        <li class="nav-item">
          <a class="nav-link" href="#">Link</a>
        <li class="nav-item dropdown">
          <a class="nav-link dropdown-toggle" href="#" id="navbarDropdown" role="button" data-bs-toggle="dropdown" aria-expanded="false">
          <ul class="dropdown-menu" aria-labelledby="navbarDropdown">
            <li><a class="dropdown-item" href="#">Action</a></li>
            <li><a class="dropdown-item" href="#">Another action</a></li>
            <li><hr class="dropdown-divider"></li>
            <li><a class="dropdown-item" href="#">Something else here</a></li>
        <li class="nav-item">
          <a class="nav-link disabled" href="#" tabindex="-1" aria-disabled="true">Disabled</a>
      <form class="d-flex">
        <input class="form-control me-2" type="search" placeholder="Search" aria-label="Search">
        <button class="btn btn-outline-success" type="submit">Search</button>

All done, now refresh localhost:8000 and you should see a navbar.🙃
Final git commit: add navbar to hompage · nofoobar/JobBoard-Fastapi@3e0354b (github.com)

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