Form Layouts


This section of the documentation will guide you how to apply different form styles for your need, There 3 different new styles that you an use, Please follow the steps in achieving this. There is no need of external JS or CSS libraries.

Creating a Standard Bootstrap Form


To create a native bootstrap form, the following tags are a must, It is the standard procedure in Bootstrap

  1. You should have a form tag
  2. A label for your input is conditional
  3. Both label and input should be wrapped in form-group

example :

<form role="form">
  <div class="form-group">
    <label for="exampleInputEmail1">Email address</label>
    <input type="email" class="form-control" id="exampleInputEmail1" placeholder="Enter email">
  </div>
  <div class="form-group">
    <label for="exampleInputPassword1">Password</label>
    <input type="password" class="form-control" id="exampleInputPassword1" placeholder="Password">
  </div>
  <button type="submit" class="btn btn-default">Submit</button>
</form>

For more detailed documentation of Bootstrap forms

Bootstrap Form Guideline

Pages Default Form Layout


To create a pages default form layout, append the class form-group-default to form-group. But first you must create a bootstrap form Click here to see

example :

<form role="form">
    
    <div class="form-group form-group-default ">
        <label>Project</label>
        <input type="email" class="form-control" required>
    </div>

    <div class="row">
        <div class="col-sm-6">
            <div class="form-group form-group-default">
                <label>First name</label>
                <input type="text" class="form-control" required>
            </div>
        </div>
        <div class="col-sm-6">
            <div class="form-group form-group-default">
                <label>Last name</label>
                <input type="text" class="form-control">
            </div>
        </div>
    </div>

    <div class="form-group form-group-default">
        <label>Password</label>
        <input type="password" class="form-control" required>
    </div>

    <div class="form-group form-group-default">
        <label>Placeholder</label>
        <input type="email" class="form-control" placeholder="ex: [email protected]" required>
    </div>

    <div class="form-group form-group-default disabled">
        <label>Disabled</label>
        <input type="email" class="form-control" value="You can put anything here" disabled>
    </div>
</form>

Pages Attached Form Layout


To create a attached form layout follow the following steps

  1. Create a form following the Pages Default Form layout. Attached layout can ONLY be applied to the Pages Default style.
  2. Wrap a set of form-group-default elements with form-group-attached

example :

<form role="form">
    <div class="form-group-attached">
        <div class="form-group form-group-default required">
            <label>Project name</label>
            <input type="text" class="form-control" name="projectName" required>
        </div>
        <div class="row clearfix">
            <div class="col-sm-6">
                <div class="form-group form-group-default required">
                    <label>First name</label>
                    <input type="text" class="form-control" name="firstName" required>
                </div>
            </div>
            <div class="col-sm-6">
                <div class="form-group form-group-default">
                    <label>Last name</label>
                    <input type="text" class="form-control" name="lastName">
                </div>
            </div>
        </div>
    </div>
</form>

Pages Horizontal Form Layout


To create a pages default form layout, add the class form-horizontal. First you must create a bootstrap form Click here to see

example :

<form class="form-horizontal" role="form">
...
</form>

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