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VueJS Modal Popup Integration Using @kouts/vue-modal Plugin

In this article, we are going to explore the implementation of modal popup using '@kouts/vue-modal' plugin in the VueJS application.

Overview On @kouts/vue-modal Plugin:

Some key features of this plugin are as below:
  • LightWeight, the minified gzipped version is < 8kb
  • Opens and closes with a data variable using v-model
  • Includes sensible default styling but it's also highly customizable via user CSS classes and styles
  • Override modal title and content via slots
  • Modal intro and outro effects using CSS animation classes
  • Exposes Component events like before-open, opening, after-open, before-close, after-close
  • Scrollable when it's contents exceed screen height.
  • Closeable by clicking on the upper right "x", the overlay, or the ESC key.
  • Stackable - Multiple modal windows on top of each other.
  • Ability to set initialFocus on an element when the modal window opens just set the autofocus attribute on an element inside the modal.
  • Focus management traps keyboard focus - tabbed navigation inside the modal window.
  • Ability to have unclosable modal windows.
  • Render on-demand or stay always in DOM with "live" mode.
  • Modals append to <body> by default, ability to append to the custom element.

Create A VueJS Sample App:

Command To Install Vue CLI Globally On Your System:
npm run -g @vue/cli
Command To Create Vue App:
vue create your_application_name
After creating a sample application run the following command to start the application.
Command To Run Vue App:
npm run serve

Install @kouts/vue-modal Npm Package:

Command To Install Modal Popup:
npm i @kouts/vue-modal --save
After installing the package successfully reference of the package will be added to the package.json.

Configure Plugin Globally:

As a first step, we need to import the plugin and configure it with vue instance to make it global(plugin modal component will available throughout the application) use main.js(entry file).
import Vue from 'vue'
import App from './App.vue'
import VueModal from '@kouts/vue-modal'
import '@kouts/vue-modal/dist/vue-modal.css'

Vue.component('Modal', VueModal)

Vue.config.productionTip = false

new Vue({
  render: h => h(App),
  • (Line: 3) Loads the '@kouts/vue-modal' plugin.
  • (Line: 4) Loads styles of the modal popup plugin.
  • (Line: 6) Integrating the 'VueModal' component instance to the Vue instance globally this makes modal popup available all over the application.

Open Modal Popup:

The 'VueModal' component popup opening and closing is so simple integration like assigning a boolean value to the 'v-model'.
    <button type="button" class="btn btn-primary" @click="showModal=true" >Open a modal</button>
     <Modal v-model="showModal">
      <p>Modal content goes here...</p>

export default {
  name: "HelloWorld",
  data() {
    return {
      showModal: false
  • (Line: 3) Button to open the modal popup. Click event assigned to 'showModal' property as true.
  • (Line: 4) 'Modal' component set with 'v-model' by assigning the boolean property. This 'v-model' core part to open and closing of the modal popup. If 'v-model' set true opens the popup if 'v-model' set false close the popup.
  • (Line: 15) The 'showModal' boolean property declared as vue component data property.

Title Property Of Modal Popup:

The configurable title property of the modal popup.
src/components/HelloWorld.vue:(Html Part)
<Modal v-model="showModal" :title="modalTitle">
  <p>Modal content goes here...</p>
src/components/HelloWorld.vue:(Script Part):
data() {
 return {
  showModal: false,
  modalTitle:'Welcome Tech Seeker'

Stackable Modals:

This modal plugin supports the opening of multiple or stackable modal popups.
src/components/HelloWorld.vue:(Html Part)
    <button type="button" class="btn btn-primary" @click="showModal=true" >Open a modal</button>
     <Modal v-model="showModal" :title="modalTitle">
      <p>Modal content goes here...</p>
      <p>Modal content goes here...</p>
      <p>Modal content goes here...</p>
      <p>Modal content goes here...</p>
      <button type="button" class="btn btn-primary" @click="showSecondModal=true">Open 2nd window</button>
     <Modal v-model="showSecondModal" title="Stackable Model">
      <p>Hi I'm second Modal</p>
  • (Line: 9) On first modal popup added a button to which click event assigned a boolean property 'showSecondModal' to show 2nd modal popup on top of the 1st modal popup.
  • (Line: 11) The 2nd modal popup declared by using the 'showSecondModal' boolean property as value to 'v-model'.
src/components/HelloWorld.vue:(Script Part)
data() {
 return {
  showModal: false,
  modalTitle:'Welcome Tech Seeker'

Modal Events:

The events supported by this plugin modal popup are:
  • before-open
  • after-open
  • before-close
  • after-close
src/components/HelloWorld.vue:(Html Part)
<Modal v-model="showModal" 
  <p>Modal content goes here...</p>
src/components/HelloWorld.vue(Script Part):
  alert("hi i'm before open");
  alert("hi i'm before close");
  alert("hi i'm after open");
  alert("hi i'm after close");
That's all about modal popup integration using '@kouts/vue-modal' plugin. To learn more options about this plugin visit "".

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