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The current state of a modal/dialog opening in Drupal 8 (and 7 for that matter) is pretty clunky from a user experience perspect. Leveraging some type of animation/fade would really enhance the elegance + cohesiveness of the modal. I notice bootstrap allows a "fade" class on the modal, which gives it a fade effect (I assume). Is there a way to add this type (or any type) of animation to a Drupal 8 modal without needing bootstrap? Am I missing something simple?

Edit: Thanks for quick replies and patience with a newbie. So I'm opening a node/add form into a modal with a link like so..

<a class="use-ajax" data-dialog-options="{&quot;width&quot;:800}" data-dialog-type="modal" href="/node/add/article">Add Article</a>

I'd like the modal to open/close with a fade effect (or slide in, etc). Is there a way to leverage JS, CSS or Drupal itself to create this animation?

Is there a better solution all together to displaying a node/add form in a popup/lightbox type element with ajax?

Thank you!

  • Welcome to Drupal Answers! I fear, even you experienced the clunky behavior when using Drupal, your question is too broad for this group and therefore not well-suited to be answered here. Please note, that this group is about answering Drupal related, to-the-point questions when you experience problems while working on your own solutions. (drupal.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic) Missing JavaScript effects, UI improvements or general coding help is off-topic here. – Mario Steinitz Jan 29 '18 at 23:16
  • perhaps writing what you did and what is missing from the solution will lead to some answers ... did you try the bootstrap theme ? – GiorgosK Jan 30 '18 at 6:51
  • Thanks to the both of you. Hopefully the edit above brings more clarity. – Sampsonite Jan 31 '18 at 2:22
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What do you need the modal to do? I often use animated modals for my Drupal projects - http://joaopereirawd.github.io/animatedModal.js/

It seems to work pretty well for menus and forms in my experience.

It uses animate.css ( https://daneden.github.io/animate.css/ ) which you can use also to create some nice transitional effects.

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  • Looking for the modal to open a node/add form. See my edit above. Not sure how I'd tie that into the animatedModal.js (with the need for ajax, and the removal of the header, etc) – Sampsonite Jan 31 '18 at 2:21

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