How to Create a Fixed Sidebar with Tailwind CSS

Updated: May 8, 2022 By: A Goodman One comment

The example below shows you how to create a full-height fixed sidebar with Tailwind CSS.

We will be using fixed and top-0 (optional) and left-0 (optional) utility classes for the sidebar. Besides, in order to prevent the content area from being obscured by the sidebar, we must give this content area the margin-left equal to the width of the sidebar.

Example preview:

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The code:

    <div class="flex">
        <aside class="w-44 fixed left-0 top-0 h-screen bg-slate-700 p-10">
            <h1 class="text-white text-4xl">Sidebar</h1>
        <main class="flex-1 ml-44">
            <div class="h-96 bg-amber-400 p-10">
                <h1 class="text-4xl">Top Content</h1>
            <div class="h-96 bg-white p-10">
                <h1 class="text-4xl">Middle Content</h1>
            <div class="h-96 bg-green-400 p-10">
                <h1 class="text-4xl">Middle Content</h1>
            <div class="h-96 bg-indigo-400 p-10">
                <h1 class="text-4xl">Last Content</h1>

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1 year ago

Thank You Veryyy Much 🫡

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