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Stop Bootstrap drop menu's being cut off in responsive tables

David Carr


    Bootstrap’s dropdown menu’s a great for display items in a tidy way but suffer for being cut off when on mobiles due to the class table-responsive the dropdown gets cut off from the overflow is set to hidden.

    Such as like this image:

    Thanks to leocaseiro for this handy css solution:

    @media (max-width: 767px) {
        .table-responsive .dropdown-menu {
            position: static !important;
    @media (min-width: 768px) {
        .table-responsive {
            overflow: visible;

    Using this css stops the issue on mobile devices instead the dropdown takes up the content in the table cell:

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