Create Default Bootstrap Navbar

Follow the below given steps in Bootstrap to create default navbar −

  • Add the classes .navbar, .navbar-default to the <nav> tag.
  • Add role = "navigation" to the above element, to help with accessibility.
  • Add a header class .navbar-header to the <div> element. Include an <a> element with class navbar-brand. This will give the text a slightly larger size.
  • To add links to the navbar, simply add an unordered list with the classes of .nav, .navbar-nav.

You can try to run the following code to create default navbar −


Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
      <title>Bootstrap Example</title>
      <link href = "/bootstrap/css/bootstrap.min.css" rel = "stylesheet">
      <script src = "/scripts/jquery.min.js"></script>
      <script src = "/bootstrap/js/bootstrap.min.js"></script>
   <body style = "background: #F5CBA7;">
      <nav class = "navbar navbar-default" role = "navigation">
         <div class = "navbar-header">
            <a class = "navbar-brand" href = "#">Cars</a>
            <ul class = "nav navbar-nav">
               <li class = "active"><a href = "#">BMW</a></li>
               <li><a href = "#">Audi</a></li>
               <li class = "dropdown">
               <a href = "#" class = "dropdown-toggle" data-toggle = "dropdown">
                  <b class = "caret"></b>
               <ul class = "dropdown-menu">
                  <li><a href = "#">Creta</a></li>
                  <li><a href = "#">Scorpio</a></li>