Hamburger menu

How to create a burger menu with HTML, CSS, and jQuery

In this article, we are going to explain how to develop a burger-like menu which consists of a fixed button on the navigation bar which, when clicked, shows or hides the side menu containing a list of links, as can be seen below :

Figure 1. View of the desktop browser.

This menu is also responsive, so on screens less than 360px wide it takes up the entire page, like so:


Figure 2. Mobile browser view.

The code

In the header of the page, we refer to our stylesheet (style.css) and both the stylesheet and the Google file containing the Material Icons type fonts. This font file is needed so that we have the hamburger icon in the menu. This reference was made with the tag as following :


In the body of the document, the main part is inside the tags

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