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Howto use navbar-fixed-top with website navbar

Mario Gielissen | Openworx
on 1/29/15, 9:24 AM 3,447 views

How can I let the website navbar stay on top of the screen when scrolling down like https://willowit.com.au?

When I change <div class="navbar navbar-default navbar-static-top"> to <div class="navbar navbar-default navbar-fixed-top">, the menu stays on top. Only problem is that the website editing bar is not correctly displayed when the user is logged in and wants to edit the website.

On 4/16/15, 10:53 AM

The simplest solution is probably to make a switch.

I had tried the user navbar with fixed-top, with fixed-bottom and z-index manipulation. The problem is that there are too many draws more disorders by itself.

I now have it solved so that visitors can see a fixed navbar and backend-user a static navbar. In addition I had to edit only two places in the Main layout:

new opening body 

<body t-att-style="'' if editable else 'padding-top:51px;'">
and a bit further down the new navbar div

<div t-att-class="'navbar navbar-default navbar-static-top' if editable else 'navbar navbar-default navbar-fixed-top'"> 

not an optimal solution - but works so far 

Ricardo Martins
On 2/27/15, 11:10 AM

Add this to body tag:


body {

min-height: 2000px;

padding-top: 70px;



The problem is from bootstrap, not odoo. When you fix top, the container adapts, so you need to add the padding, so it restores to the previous size. 

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Asked: 1/29/15, 9:24 AM
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