user3777772 user3777772 - 18 days ago 5
CSS Question

CSS not showing on Bootstrap Navbar

I tried using the code on the main bootstrap page as well as using a bootstrap generator. The HTML works but the CSS does not. I'm not sure what the problem is. It seems that all the classes are right to me. I would appreciate any advice. Here is the code:

<header class="navbar navbar-inverse navbar-fixed-top bs-docs-nav" role="banner">
<div class="container">
<div class="navbar-header">
<button class="navbar-toggle" type="button" data-toggle="collapse" data-target=".bs-navbar-collapse">
<span class="sr-only">Toggle navigation</span>
<span class="icon-bar"></span>
<span class="icon-bar"></span>
<span class="icon-bar"></span>
</button>
<a class="navbar-brand" href="./">Bootstrap 3 Menu Generator</a>
</div>
<nav class="collapse navbar-collapse bs-navbar-collapse" role="navigation">
<ul class="nav navbar-nav">
<li>
<a href="#">Getting started</a>
</li>
<li class="dropdown">
<a class="dropdown-toggle" href="#" data-toggle="dropdown">Dropdown <b class="caret"></b></a>
<ul class="dropdown-menu">
<li><a href="#">Action</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Another action</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Something else here</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Separated link</a></li>
<li><a href="#">One more separated link</a></li>
</ul>
</li>
<li>
<a href="#">Components</a>
</li>
<li>
<a href="#">JavaScript</a>
</li>
<li class="active">
<a href="#">Customize</a>
</li>
</ul>
</nav>
</div>
</header>


CSS:

.navbar-inverse { background-color: #222222}
.navbar-inverse .navbar-nav>.active>a:hover,.navbar-inverse .navbar-nav>li>a:hover, .navbar-inverse .navbar-nav>li>a:focus { background-color: #}
.navbar-inverse .navbar-nav>.active>a,.navbar-inverse .navbar-nav>.open>a,.navbar-inverse .navbar-nav>.open>a, .navbar-inverse .navbar-nav>.open>a:hover,.navbar-inverse .navbar-nav>.open>a, .navbar-inverse .navbar-nav>.open>a:hover, .navbar-inverse .navbar-nav>.open>a:focus { background-color: #080808}
.dropdown-menu { background-color: #ffffff}
.dropdown-menu>li>a:hover, .dropdown-menu>li>a:focus { background-color: #428bca}
.navbar-inverse { background-image: none; }
.dropdown-menu>li>a:hover, .dropdown-menu>li>a:focus { background-image: none; }
.navbar-inverse { border-color: #080808}
.navbar-inverse .navbar-brand { color: #999999}
.navbar-inverse .navbar-brand:hover { color: #ffffff}
.navbar-inverse .navbar-nav>li>a { color: #999999}
.navbar-inverse .navbar-nav>li>a:hover, .navbar-inverse .navbar-nav>li>a:focus { color: #ffffff}
.navbar-inverse .navbar-nav>.active>a,.navbar-inverse .navbar-nav>.open>a, .navbar-inverse .navbar-nav>.open>a:hover, .navbar-inverse .navbar-nav>.open>a:focus { color: #ffffff}
.navbar-inverse .navbar-nav>.active>a:hover, .navbar-inverse .navbar-nav>.active>a:focus { color: #ffffff}
.dropdown-menu>li>a { color: #333333}
.dropdown-menu>li>a:hover, .dropdown-menu>li>a:focus { color: #ffffff}
.navbar-inverse .navbar-nav>.dropdown>a .caret { border-top-color: #999999}
.navbar-inverse .navbar-nav>.dropdown>a:hover .caret { border-top-color: #ffffff}
.navbar-inverse .navbar-nav>.dropdown>a .caret { border-bottom-color: #999999}
.navbar-inverse .navbar-nav>.dropdown>a:hover .caret { border-bottom-color: #ffffff}


Here is the head code:

<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">

<!-- Use the .htaccess and remove these lines to avoid edge case issues.
More info: h5bp.com/b/378 -->
<meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge,chrome=1">

<title>Hello</title>
<meta name="description" content="">
<meta name="author" content="">

<!-- Mobile viewport optimized: j.mp/bplateviewport -->
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width,initial-scale=1">

<!-- Place favicon.ico and apple-touch-icon.png in the root directory: mathiasbynens.be/notes/touch-icons -->

<!-- CSS: implied media=all -->
<!-- CSS concatenated and minified via ant build script-->
<link rel="stylesheet" href="css/style.css">
<link rel="stylesheet" href="css/bootstrap.css">
<link rel="stylesheet" href="css/bootstrap.min.css">
<link rel="stylesheet" href="css/bootstrap-theme.css">
<link rel="stylesheet" href="css/bootstrap-theme.min.css">
<!-- end CSS-->

<!-- More ideas for your <head> here: h5bp.com/d/head-Tips -->

<!-- All JavaScript at the bottom, except for Modernizr / Respond.
Modernizr enables HTML5 elements & feature detects; Respond is a polyfill for min/max-width CSS3 Media Queries
For optimal performance, use a custom Modernizr build: www.modernizr.com/download/ -->
<script src="js/libs/modernizr-2.0.6.min.js"></script>
</head>

Answer

Your custom styles style.css should ALWAYS come after Bootstrap styles in page <head>.

SIDE NOTE: For performance reasons, you shouldn't use both bootstrap.css and bootstrap.min.css at the same time. You are basically making the client download the styles twice! You should use the minified version on production environments.

The same applies on bootstrap-theme.css and bootstrap-theme.min.css.