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Is there a way I can have my search form in nav bar not collapsed when screen size decreases? I'm using bootstrap on Drupal 7

  • How do you render your search form? Is it a block assigned into a region? – Madelyn Cruz Jul 25 '17 at 2:41
  • If I understood you, I have a search form block in the navigation section and it's set in line with the main menu – Axel Jul 25 '17 at 10:08
  • I see. Do you have page.tpl.php in your theme folder? – Madelyn Cruz Jul 25 '17 at 10:12
  • yes, and it's located at 'sites/all/themes/bootstrap_subtheme/templates/page.tpl.php' – Axel Jul 25 '17 at 10:22
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You can change your markup using the page.tpl.php

  • Copy the page.tpl.php file from /bootstrap/templates/system to your theme.
  • Edit the page.tpl.php that you've copied.
  • Move the line 108 - 110 below / above the navbar-collapse collapse div.

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  • Create a new div.
  • Put the code from line 108 - 110 into the new div.
  • Save
  • The changes should be like the screenshot below.

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  • Flush cache
  • It worked, but the function disabled the collapse of both the main menu and search form. What I wanted was to disable the search form from collapsing, but the rest i.e main menu should collapse. Is that possible? – Axel Jul 25 '17 at 10:55
  • I suspect that you have a multiple blocks assigned in navigation region. You might want to consider to create a new region. Edit your theme .info file. At the regions area starting from line 11, create a new region there eg. regions[navigation_right] = 'Navigation Right' Save. Move back the $page['navigation'] into its original placement. Render your new region Eg. $page['navigation_right']. Save. Flush cache. Move your search block into 'navigation_right' region. – Madelyn Cruz Jul 25 '17 at 11:03
  • Or you can check this link to see the samples on how to create new block region. drupal.org/node/1088718#comment-4194802 – Madelyn Cruz Jul 25 '17 at 11:05
  • Thank a lot @Madelyn, adding a new region worked perfectly and it'll be useful with a lot more I've been struggling with. – Axel Jul 25 '17 at 11:49
  • My pleasure. Good to hear that it suits to your requirements. – Madelyn Cruz Jul 25 '17 at 12:07

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