jQuery Mobile - Theming Navigation Bars


Apply the theme for navigation bars in header or footer by using the data-theme attribute.


Following example demonstrates the use of theming navigation bars in the jQuery Mobile Framework.

<!DOCTYPE html>
      <meta name = "viewport" content = "width = device-width, initial-scale = 1">
      <link rel = "stylesheet" href = "https://code.jquery.com/mobile/1.4.5/jquery.mobile-1.4.5.min.css">
      <script src = "https://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.11.3.min.js"></script>
      <script src = "https://code.jquery.com/mobile/1.4.5/jquery.mobile-1.4.5.min.js"></script>

      <div data-role = "page" id = "pageone" data-theme = "a">
         <div data-role  =  "header">
            <div data-role = "navbar">
                  <li><a href = "#" data-icon = "home" data-theme = "a">Home</a></li>
                  <li><a href = "#" data-icon = "user">About Us</a></li>
                  <li><a href = "#" data-icon = "location">Services</a></li>
                  <li><a href = "#" data-icon = "phone" data-theme = "a">Contact Us</a></li>
         <div data-role = "main" class = "ui-content">
            <p>Welcome to Tutorialspoint!!!</p>
         <div data-role = "footer">


Let's carry out the following steps to see how the above code works −

  • Save the above html code as jqm_theming_navigation_bars.html file in your server root folder.

  • Open this HTML file as http://localhost/jqm_theming_navigation_bars.html and the following output will be displayed.

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