Bootstrap Badges Tutorial

Badges are used to add additional information to any content. For example here News 3 numerical indicators refers to number of items associated with the DashBoard link.

The .badge class is used with elements to create badges.

Bootstrap Badges Example:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
  <title>Bootstrap Badges Example</title>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.7/css/bootstrap.min.css">
  <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.3.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
  <script src="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.7/js/bootstrap.min.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
 
<div class="container">
  <h2>Bootstrap Badges Example</h2>
  <a href="#">Alerts <span class="badge">13</span></a><br>
  <a href="#">Worklist <span class="badge">10</span></a><br>
  <a href="#">Updates <span class="badge">28</span></a>
</div>
 
</body>
</html>

Output:


Note: Bootstrap also provide the facility to use Badges inside other elements, such as buttons. The .badge class is used with elements to create badges.

Bootstrap Badges On Buttons Example:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
  <title>Bootstrap Badges On Buttons Example</title>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.7/css/bootstrap.min.css">
  <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.3.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
  <script src="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.7/js/bootstrap.min.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
 
<div class="container">
  <h2>Bootstrap Badges On Buttons Example</h2>
  <button type="button" class="btn btn-primary">Updates <span class="badge">18</span></button>
  <button type="button" class="btn btn-success">Alerts <span class="badge">13</span></button>    
  <button type="button" class="btn btn-danger">Worklist <span class="badge">10</span></button>        
</div>
 
</body>
</html>

Output:


Bootstrap Contextual Badges

We can use the contextual classes (.badge-*) to change the color of a badge.

Bootstrap Contextual Badges Example:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
  <title>Bootstrap Contextual Badges Example</title>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.0.0/css/bootstrap.min.css">
  <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.3.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
  <script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/popper.js/1.12.9/umd/popper.min.js"></script>
  <script src="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.0.0/js/bootstrap.min.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
 
<div class="container">
  <h2>Bootstrap Contextual Badges Example</h2>
  <span class="badge badge-primary">Primary</span>
  <span class="badge badge-secondary">Secondary</span>
  <span class="badge badge-success">Success</span>
  <span class="badge badge-danger">Danger</span>
  <span class="badge badge-warning">Warning</span>
  <span class="badge badge-info">Info</span>
  <span class="badge badge-light">Light</span>
  <span class="badge badge-dark">Dark</span>
</div>
 
</body>
</html>

Output:


Bootstrap Pill Badges

The .badge-pill class is used to make the badges more round.

Bootstrap Pill Badges Example:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
  <title>Bootstrap Pill Badges Example</title>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.0.0/css/bootstrap.min.css">
  <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.3.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
  <script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/popper.js/1.12.9/umd/popper.min.js"></script>
  <script src="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.0.0/js/bootstrap.min.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
 
<div class="container">
  <h2>Bootstrap Pill Badges Example</h2>
  <span class="badge badge-pill badge-primary">My Task</span>
  <span class="badge badge-pill badge-secondary">My Task</span>
  <span class="badge badge-pill badge-success">My Task</span>
  <span class="badge badge-pill badge-danger">My Task</span>
  <span class="badge badge-pill badge-warning">My Task</span>
  <span class="badge badge-pill badge-info">My Task</span>
  <span class="badge badge-pill badge-light">My Task</span>
  <span class="badge badge-pill badge-dark">My Task</span>
</div>
 
</body>
</html>

Output:


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