A custom WordPress Nav Walker Class to fully implement the Bootstrap 4 navigation style in a custom theme using the WordPress built in menu manager.
This is a utility class that is intended to format your WordPress theme menu with the correct syntax and CSS classes to utilize the Bootstrap dropdown navigation. It does not include the required Bootstrap JS and CSS files — you will have to include them manually.
WordPress.org Theme Compliance
This walker is fully compliant with all Theme Review guidelines for wordpress.org theme submission. It requires no modification to be compliant but you can optionally replace the
wp-bootstrap-navwalker text domain (which appears twice in the
fallbackfunction) with the text domain of your theme.
Between version 3 and version 4 of the walker there have been significant changes to the codebase. Version 4 of the walker is built to work with Bootstrap 4 and has not been tested for backwards compatibility with Bootstrap 3. A separate branch for Bootstrap 3 is maintained here: https://github.com/wp-bootstrap/wp-bootstrap-navwalker/tree/v3-branch
Here is a list of the most notable changes:
- The filename has been changed and prefixed with
class-to better fit PHP coding standards naming conventions.
- New Name:
- Old Name:
- New Name:
- Icon and link modifier handling is now done through the
CSS Classesmenu item input instead of the
- Icon only items are possible using icon classes in combination with the