Adding a Checked State to Bootstrap 4 Dropdown Menus

Bootstrap's dropdown menus are pretty awesome, but they lack a checked state. Think macOS or Windows:

Fortunately, this is pretty easy to add yourself.

Live Demo

The Code

.dropdown-item-checked::before {
position: absolute;
left: .4rem;
content: '✓';
font-weight: 600;

To changed the checked state of a dropdown item, simply toggle its dropdown-item-checked class.


This code has been released into the public domain.

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