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Bootstrap 5 Modal


The Modal component is a dialog box/popup window that is displayed on top of the current page:

How To Create a Modal

The following example shows how to create a basic modal:


<!-- Button to Open the Modal -->
<button type="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-bs-toggle="modal" data-bs-target="#myModal">
  Open modal

<!-- The Modal -->
<div class="modal" id="myModal">
  <div class="modal-dialog">
    <div class="modal-content">

      <!-- Modal Header -->
      <div class="modal-header">
        <h4 class="modal-title">Modal Heading</h4>
        <button type="button" class="btn-close" data-bs-dismiss="modal"></button>

      <!-- Modal body -->
      <div class="modal-body">
        Modal body..

      <!-- Modal footer -->
      <div class="modal-footer">
        <button type="button" class="btn btn-danger" data-bs-dismiss="modal">Close</button>

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Add animation

Use the .fade class to add a fading effect when opening and closing the modal:


<!-- Fading modal -->
<div class="modal fade"></div>

<!-- Modal without animation -->
<div class="modal"></div>
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Modal Size

Change the size of the modal by adding the .modal-sm class for small modals (max-width 300px), .modal-lg class for large modals  (max-width 800px), or .modal-xl for extra large modals  (max-width 1140px). Default is 500px max-width.

Add the size class to the <div> element with class .modal-dialog:

Small Modal

<div class="modal-dialog modal-sm">
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Large Modal

<div class="modal-dialog modal-lg">
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Extra Large Modal

<div class="modal-dialog modal-xl">
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By default, modals are "medium" in size (500px max-width).

Fullscreen Modals

If you want the modal to span the whole width and height of the page, use the .modal-fullscreen class:


<div class="modal-dialog modal-fullscreen">
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Responsive Fullscreen Modals

You can also control when the modal should be in fullscreen, with the .modal-fullscreen-*-* classes:

Class Description Example
.modal-fullscreen-sm-down Fullscreen below 576px Try it
.modal-fullscreen-md-down Fullscreen below 768px Try it
.modal-fullscreen-lg-down Fullscreen below 992px Try it
.modal-fullscreen-xl-down Fullscreen below 1200px Try it
.modal-fullscreen-xxl-down Fullscreen below 1400px Try it

Centered Modal

Center the modal vertically and horizontally within the page, with the .modal-dialog-centered class:


<div class="modal-dialog modal-dialog-centered">
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Scrolling Modal

When you have alot of content inside the modal, a scrollbar is added to the page. See the examples below to understand it:


<div class="modal-dialog">
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However, it is possible to only scroll inside the modal, instead of the page itself, by adding .modal-dialog-scrollable to .modal-dialog:


<div class="modal-dialog modal-dialog-scrollable">
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