Topic: Mdbootstrap - django - htmx

eirik_nordbo priority asked 4 months ago

Hi. I am building an app in Django and using mdbootstrap in the front. To make the app run smoothly i use htmx, but i am running into problems with the mdbootstrap elements because of the init. How can i solve this? Is it possible to use htmx and mdbootstrap alongside?

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jaake free answered 2 months ago

Thanks, Kamila. I had much the same question.

Can you tell me how to initiate the elements with JS?

For comparison, I had a similar problem using moment and htmx. To fix that, I call "flask_moment_render_all" after the htmx swap. Can you tell me the corresponding JS function for mdb init?

... hx-on::after-swap="flask_moment_render_all()">

Kamila Pieńkowska staff commented 2 months ago

Every component have JS init example in Usage section of API Tab. Example for select:

Alternatively you can use getOrCreateInstance method on every f.e. select on the page after you add content that way only select components that weren't initialized before.

Kamila Pieńkowska staff answered 4 months ago

Yes it is possible. But elements that are added after pageload need to be initiated with JS, since autoinit is performed on the pageload.

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Specification of the issue

  • ForumUser: Priority
  • Premium support: Yes
  • Technology: MDB Standard
  • MDB Version: MDB5 7.2.0
  • Device: Pc
  • Browser: Edge
  • OS: Windows 11
  • Provided sample code: No
  • Provided link: No