Vue side nav

side-nav - done in vue

Version: 2.0.0 Updated: 08/19/2017

By: vue-comps License: MIT

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for the best user-experience when navigating your side, you can use a responsive side-nav.



npm install --save-dev vue-side-nav
// vue touch@next - not released on npm currently
npm install --save-dev git://

// vue@1.0
npm install --save-dev vue-side-nav@1 vue-touch@1

or include build/bundle.js.


# somewhere

# in your component
  "side-nav": require("vue-side-nav")
# or, when using bundle.js
  "side-nav": window.vueComps.sideNav
  <li>First Text<li>
<!-- sibling elements will be set to margin-left:240px for `fixed` and `is-fixed=true` -->

For examples see dev/.


Name type default description
width Number 240 width of the side-nav
fixed-screen-size Number 992 Used with fixed. Above this size, the menu will stay opened.
not-dismissable Boolean false A click on the overlay will not dismiss it
close-on-click Boolean false Any click within the side-nav will close it
fixed Boolean false should always show on large screens
is-opened Boolean false opens or closes the side-nav - use in conjuction with toggled event
right Boolean false attach to the right side instead of the left
transition Function no-transition will be called on open and close with {el,style,cb}.
class vue class ["side-nav"] class of the ul
style vue style [] style of the ul
id String - id of the ul
opacity Number 0.5 opacity of the overlay
z-index Number 1000 minimum zIndex of the overlay, cannot be lower than 100 (see vue-overlay for specifics)

Menu will be visibile when either is-fixed or is-opened is true.


Name description
before-enter will be called before open animation
after-enter will be called when opened
before-leave will be called before close animation
after-leave will be called when closed
fixed(isFixed:Boolean) emitted when menu get fixed or unfixed on large screen.
toggled(isOpened:Boolean) emitted when menu gets opened or closed.


You can provide a transition like this:

Velocity = require("velocity-animate")

template: "<side-nav transition='moveIn'></side-nav>",
  moveIn: function ({el,style,cb}) {
    Velocity el, "stop"
    Velocity el, style, {
      duration: 300,
      queue: false,
      easing: 'easeOutQuad',
      complete: cb

The background is managed by vue-overlay. See here for an example on how to change its fading function.


  • 2.0.0
    now compatible with vue 2.0.0
    close overlay on destroy

  • 1.1.0
    events are renamed after vue transitions
    added toggled event

  • 1.0.1
    added z-index prop

  • 1.0.0
    renamed hide-on-screen-size to fixed-screen-size

  • 0.3.0
    renamed not-dismissible to not-dismissable. added close-on-click


Clone repository.

npm install
npm run dev

Browse to http://localhost:8080/.


Copyright (c) 2016 Paul Pflugradt Licensed under the MIT license.

Categories: Vue js