Sticky Navigation Bar on Scroll with jQuery

Ultra lightweight and simple jQuery plugin that create sticky navigation bar on scroll. The core part of navigation designed with CSS and simply fixed on top on window scroll event with a few lines of jQuery.

Plugin Overview

Plugin: sticky navbar
Author: Brady Sammons
Licence: MIT Licence
Published: January 12, 2024
Repository: Fork on CodePen
Dependencies: jQuery 2.1.3 or Latest version

File Type: zip archive (HTML, CSS & JavaScript)
Package Size: 6 KB

How to Use sticky navigation bar on scroll:

1. Load the jQuery and sticky navbar‘s CSS and JavaScript files into HTML document.

<!-- jQuery -->
<script src=""></script>

<!-- Sricky Navbar CSS -->
<link rel="stylesheet" href="css/style.css">

<!-- Sricky Navbar JS -->
<script  src="js/index.js"></script>

2. Finally, create HTML header and insert nav links into it. The navigation structure is as follows.

    <h1>Sticky Header Pow!</h1>
      <a href="">Home</a>
      <a href="">About</a>
      <a href="">Gallery</a>
      <a href="">Contact</a>

3. The CSS styles for sticky header and navigation.

header {
  width: 100%;
  height: 300px;
  background-color: #3498db;
  text-align: center;
  position: relative;
  position: fixed;
  top: 0;
  overflow: hidden;
  -moz-transition: all 0.5s ease;
  -o-transition: all 0.5s ease;
  -webkit-transition: all 0.5s ease;
  transition: all 0.5s ease;
header h1 {
  font-size: 42px;
  color: #fff;
  line-height: 230px;
  text-transform: uppercase;
  font-weight: 100;
  -moz-transition: all 0.3s ease;
  -o-transition: all 0.3s ease;
  -webkit-transition: all 0.3s ease;
  transition: all 0.3s ease;
header nav {
  position: absolute;
  bottom: 0;
  height: 60px;
  line-height: 60px;
  width: 100%;
  background-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.1);
header nav a {
  color: #fff;
  display: inline-block;
  padding: 10px 15px;
  line-height: 1;
  text-decoration: none;
  -moz-border-radius: 2px;
  -webkit-border-radius: 2px;
  border-radius: 2px;
header nav a:hover {
  -moz-box-shadow: 0 0 0 1px #fff;
  -webkit-box-shadow: 0 0 0 1px #fff;
  box-shadow: 0 0 0 1px #fff;

h2 {
  font-size: 34px;
  text-transform: uppercase;
  font-weight: 100;
  line-height: 2;
  color: #2c3e50;

p {
  margin-bottom: 2rem;
  line-height: 2;
  color: #7f8c8d;

.wrapper {
  width: 800px;
  margin: 0 auto;

section {
  padding: 20px;
  margin-bottom: 40px;
  background-color: #fff;
  -moz-border-radius: 4px;
  -webkit-border-radius: 4px;
  border-radius: 4px;
  -moz-box-shadow: 0 1px 0 rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.2);
  -webkit-box-shadow: 0 1px 0 rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.2);
  box-shadow: 0 1px 0 rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.2);

/* Sticky Header Style */
/* ---------------------------------------- */
body.sticky-header {
  padding-top: 100px;
body.sticky-header header {
  height: 60px;
  background-color: rgba(52, 152, 219, 0.9);
body.sticky-header header h1 {
  -moz-transform: scale(0, 0);
  -ms-transform: scale(0, 0);
  -webkit-transform: scale(0, 0);
  transform: scale(0, 0);

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