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Open and close the Sidebar

Opening and closing the Sidebar can be achieved with built-in public methods.

  • show(): Method to open the Sidebar.
  • hide(): Method to close the Sidebar.
  • toggle(): Method to toggle between open and close states of the Sidebar.

In the following sample, toggle method has been used to show or hide the Sidebar on button click.

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index.js
index.html
styles.css
ej.base.enableRipple(true);

//sidebar initialization
var defaultSidebar= new ej.navigations.Sidebar({
    showBackdrop: false,
    open:function(e)
    {
        console.log("Sidebar is opened");
    },
    close: function(e)
    {
       console.log("Sidebar is closed");
    }
});
defaultSidebar.appendTo('#default');
//end of sidebar initialization

// Toggle(Open/Close) the sidebar
document.getElementById('toggle').onclick = function() {
    defaultSidebar.toggle();
};

// Close the sidebar
document.getElementById('close').onclick = function() {
    defaultSidebar.hide();
};
<!DOCTYPE html><html lang="en"><head>
    <title>Essential JS 2 Sidebar</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <meta name="description" content="Typescript UI Controls">
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion">
    <link href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.0.0-beta.3/css/bootstrap.min.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-base/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-lists/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-navigations/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <link href="styles.css" rel="stylesheet">
    
    
<script src="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/dist/ej2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</head>

<body>
    
    <div id="container">
        <!-- sidebar element declaration-->
        <aside id="default">
            <div class="title"> Sidebar content</div>
            <div class="sub-title">
                Click the button to close the Sidebar.
            </div>
            <div class="center-align">
                <button id="close" class="e-btn close-btn">Close Sidebar</button>
            </div>
        </aside>
        <!-- end of sidebar element -->
        <!-- main content declaration -->
        <div>
            <div class="title">Main content</div>
            <div class="sub-title"> Click the button to open/close the Sidebar.</div>
            <div style="padding:20px" class="center-align">
                <button id="toggle" class="e-btn e-info">Toggle Sidebar</button>
            </div>
        </div>
        <!--end of main content declaration -->


</div><script>
var ele = document.getElementById('container');
if(ele) {
    ele.style.visibility = "visible";
 }   
        </script>
<script src="index.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</body></html>
#container {
  visibility: hidden;
}

#loader {
  color: #008cff;
  height: 40px;
  width: 30%;
  position: absolute;
  top: 45%;
  left: 45%;
}
#close,#close:hover,#close:active,#close:focus{ /* csslint allow: adjoining-classes*/
	background: #fafafa;
	color:black
}
.header {
 	width:100%;
	height: 40px;
	font-size:20px;
	line-height: 40px;
	font-weight: 500;
	background: #eee;
	display: inline-block;
}
.center-align {
	text-align: center;
	padding: 20px;
}

.title {
	text-align: center;
	font-size: 20px;
	padding: 15px;
}

.sub-title {
	text-align: center;
	font-size: 16px;
	padding: 10px;
}

.center {
	text-align: center;
	display: none;
	font-size: 13px;
	font-weight: 400;
	margin-top: 20px;
}

#wrapper {
	display: block;
}

.sb-content-tab .center { /* csslint allow: adjoining-classes*/
	display: block;
}

.sb-content-tab #wrapper { /* csslint allow: adjoining-classes*/
	display: none;
}

.right {
	float: right;
}

body {
	margin: 0;
}

#default {
	background-color: rgb(25, 118, 210);
	color: #ffffff;
}

.close-btn:hover {
	color: #fafafa;
}

.content-section { /* csslint allow: adjoining-classes */
	padding: 30px 10px 10px 20px;
}
.book .ej2-sample-frame { /* csslint allow: adjoining-classes */
	padding: 0;
}