Bootstrap Navbar center logo image

Bootstrap navbar helps a lot when it comes to responsive web development. You can build numerous variations of the Bootstrap navbar. Here is a Bootstrap navbar with all the links and logo image center-aligned. It can be center-aligned using CSS properties, but Bootstrap provides many inbuilt classes. So, that’s what I have used.

Here is a step-by-step tutorial to center-align logo image in a Bootstrap navbar.

Final output:

Bootstrap navbar center-aligned logo

1. If you follow the Bootstrap documentation, this is the basic left-aligned navbar:

<nav class="navbar navbar-expand-lg navbar-light bg-light">
  <a class="navbar-brand" href="#">Navbar</a>
  <button class="navbar-toggler" type="button" data-toggle="collapse" data-target="#navbarNav" aria-controls="navbarNav" aria-expanded="false" aria-label="Toggle navigation">
    <span class="navbar-toggler-icon"></span>
  </button>
  <div class="collapse navbar-collapse" id="navbarNav">
    <ul class="navbar-nav">
      <li class="nav-item active">
        <a class="nav-link" href="#">Home <span class="sr-only">(current)</span></a>
      </li>
      <li class="nav-item">
        <a class="nav-link" href="#">Features</a>
      </li>
      <li class="nav-item">
        <a class="nav-link" href="#">Pricing</a>
      </li>
      <li class="nav-item">
        <a class="nav-link disabled" href="#" tabindex="-1" aria-disabled="true">Disabled</a>
      </li>
    </ul>
  </div>
</nav>

Output:

2. Remove the navbar brand and add the brand logo image inside <ul>.

<nav class="navbar navbar-expand-lg navbar-light bg-light">
  <button class="navbar-toggler" type="button" data-toggle="collapse" data-target="#navbarNav" aria-controls="navbarNav" aria-expanded="false" aria-label="Toggle navigation">
    <span class="navbar-toggler-icon"></span>
  </button>
  <div class="collapse navbar-collapse" id="navbarNav">
    <ul class="navbar-nav">
      <li class="nav-item active">
        <a class="nav-link" href="#">Home <span class="sr-only">(current)</span></a>
      </li>
      <li class="nav-item">
        <a class="nav-link" href="#">Features</a>
      </li>
      <a href="#"><img src="https://codingyaar.com/wp-content/uploads/logo.png"></a>
      <li class="nav-item">
        <a class="nav-link" href="#">Pricing</a>
      </li>
      <li class="nav-item">
        <a class="nav-link disabled" href="#" tabindex="-1" aria-disabled="true">Disabled</a>
      </li>
    </ul>
  </div>
</nav>

Output:

3. To get the links in center, add class mx-auto to <ul> on line 6. (I changed the background-color to #6ceaf9 and added some CSS.)

<ul class="navbar-nav mx-auto">

.navbar .navbar-nav .nav-link {
    color: #000000;
    font-size: 1.1em;
}
.navbar .navbar-nav .nav-link:hover{
    color: #808080;
}
.navbar-logo-centered .navbar-nav .nav-link{
    padding: .5em 1em;
}

Output:

bootstrap navbar center logo step 3

4. Works for large screens but to remove the Brand name inside the navbar, add the classes d-none d-lg-block to brand logo. These are Bootstrap classes to hide an element on smaller screens and show only on large ones.

<a class="d-none d-lg-block" href="#">
   <img src="https://codingyaar.com/wp-content/uploads/logo.png">
</a>

Output:

bootstrap navbar center logo step 4

5. For the final output, add the Brand name link on the second line along with the Bootstrap class d-lg-none. This will be hidden on large screens.

<nav class="navbar navbar-expand-lg navbar-light" style="background-color: #6ceaf9;">
    <a class="navbar-brand d-lg-none" href="#">Navbar</a>

Output:

Bootstrap navbar center-aligned logo


Final Output Code for Bootstrap navbar center-aligned logo:

HTML

<nav class="navbar navbar-expand-lg navbar-light" style="background-color: #6ceaf9;">
    <a class="navbar-brand d-lg-none" href="#"><img src="https://codingyaar.com/wp-content/uploads/logo.png"></a>
    <button class="navbar-toggler" type="button" data-toggle="collapse" data-target="#myNavbarToggler7"
        aria-controls="myNavbarToggler7" aria-expanded="false" aria-label="Toggle navigation">
        <span class="navbar-toggler-icon"></span>
    </button>
    <div class="collapse navbar-collapse" id="myNavbarToggler7">
        <ul class="navbar-nav mx-auto">
            <li class="nav-item">
                <a class="nav-link" href="#">Home</a>
            </li>
            <li class="nav-item">
                <a class="nav-link" href="#">About</a>
            </li>
            <a class="d-none d-lg-block" href="#"><img src="https://codingyaar.com/wp-content/uploads/logo.png"></a>
            <li class="nav-item">
                <a class="nav-link" href="#">Services</a>
            </li>
            <li class="nav-item">
                <a class="nav-link" href="#">Contact</a>
            </li>
        </ul>
    </div>
</nav>

CSS

.navbar .navbar-nav .nav-link {
    color: #000000;
    font-size: 1.1em;
}
.navbar .navbar-nav .nav-link:hover{
    color: #808080;
}
.navbar-logo-centered .navbar-nav .nav-link{
    padding: .5em 1em;
}

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