DanSpedey DanSpedey - 1 month ago 20
HTML Question

Varying modal content based on trigger button

I am using http://getbootstrap.com/javascript/#modals-related-target, however, when I use the code in my own project the function does not work. I am very new to this so it is probably something simple.

Here is my code: http://hastebin.com/comikucidi.xml

Thank you.

Just created a brand new document and copied the bootstrap page. The function still is not working

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<meta charset="utf-8">
<meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge">
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
<title>Bootstrap - Prebuilt Layout</title>

<!-- Bootstrap -->
<link href="css/bootstrap.css" rel="stylesheet">

<!-- HTML5 shim and Respond.js for IE8 support of HTML5 elements and media queries -->
<!-- WARNING: Respond.js doesn't work if you view the page via file:// -->
<!--[if lt IE 9]>
<script src="https://oss.maxcdn.com/html5shiv/3.7.2/html5shiv.min.js"></script>
<script src="https://oss.maxcdn.com/respond/1.4.2/respond.min.js"></script>
<button type="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-toggle="modal" data-target="#exampleModal" data-whatever="@mdo">Open modal for @mdo</button>
<button type="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-toggle="modal" data-target="#exampleModal" data-whatever="@fat">Open modal for @fat</button>
<button type="button" class="btn btn-primary" data-toggle="modal" data-target="#exampleModal" data-whatever="@getbootstrap">Open modal for @getbootstrap</button>
...more buttons...

<div class="modal fade" id="exampleModal" tabindex="-1" role="dialog" aria-labelledby="exampleModalLabel">
<div class="modal-dialog" role="document">
<div class="modal-content">
<div class="modal-header">
<button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="modal" aria-label="Close"><span aria-hidden="true">&times;</span></button>
<h4 class="modal-title" id="exampleModalLabel">New message</h4>
<div class="modal-body">
<div class="form-group">
<label for="recipient-name" class="control-label">Recipient:</label>
<input type="text" class="form-control" id="recipient-name">
<div class="form-group">
<label for="message-text" class="control-label">Message:</label>
<textarea class="form-control" id="message-text"></textarea>
<div class="modal-footer">
<button type="button" class="btn btn-default" data-dismiss="modal">Close</button>
<button type="button" class="btn btn-primary">Send message</button>
$('#exampleModal').on('show.bs.modal', function (event) {
var button = $(event.relatedTarget) // Button that triggered the modal
var recipient = button.data('whatever') // Extract info from data-* attributes
// If necessary, you could initiate an AJAX request here (and then do the updating in a callback).
// Update the modal's content. We'll use jQuery here, but you could use a data binding library or other methods instead.
var modal = $(this)
modal.find('.modal-title').text('New message to ' + recipient)
modal.find('.modal-body input').val(recipient)
<!-- jQuery (necessary for Bootstrap's JavaScript plugins) -->
<script src="js/jquery-1.11.3.min.js"></script>

<!-- Include all compiled plugins (below), or include individual files as needed -->
<script src="js/bootstrap.js"></script>


You're trying to attach the handler to a non existing id, try to use the id of your modal :


instead of #exampleModal.


You should also add

$(document).ready(function () {
  //your code here

around your code, to attach your handler after the element is properly created.