Extend the default layout or create custom layouts for your SPA Vue.js

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A simple extend the default layout or create custom layouts for your SPA Vue.js, using dynamic import component.
For vue-extend-layout version 1. you can access this link

vue-cli-plugin-layouts (vue-cli 3)

You can easily add the vue-extend-layout in your vue-cli 3 project. ```shell vue add layouts ``` You will be asked if you want the plugin to configure the component for you automatically, if you accept, the plugin will create the default layout in the src/layouts/default.vue directory and will convert your App.vue into a wrapper for the layouts, similar to this example ( ---

Others installations

NPM ```shell npm install vue-extend-layout --save ``` Yarn ```shell yarn add vue-extend-layout ```

Create and Using layouts

First of all:
  • Create a directory called layouts/ inside the main directory of your application, usually it will be from src/layouts/
  • Inside the layout directory create a layout called default.vue
For example: src/layouts/default.vue ```vue
<YourHeader />
<YourSidebar />
<div class="container">
<router-view />
<YourFooter />

In your App.vue

<vue-extend-layouts />

Custom extend layout

To create a layout you just need to create a component within the layouts directory and name that component. For example: src/layouts/auth.vue ```vue
<header-login />
<div class="container-login">
<router-view />
``` And to extend this layout in any the desired route, simply include the property layout: auth in meta object of the route. ```javascript { path: '/login', name: 'Login', component: () => import('@/pages/Login'), meta: {
layout: 'auth'
} } ```
Create a error layout (Optional)
For example: src/layouts/error.vue ```vue
``` And in the route add in the 'meta' object the 'layout' property with the name of the layout component, in this case 'error'. ```javascript { path: '', name: 'Error', // component: () => import('@/pages/Error') (Optional) meta: {
layout: 'error' // name of the layout
} } ```

Defining the directory path of layouts

Prop | Data Type | default | Description ---------- | ---------- | ---------- | ----------- path | String | layout | The layout directory path without a slash at the end ```vue
<vue-extend-layouts path="views/layouts" />
``` In this example the layouts will be in src/views/layouts
Loading layout
For pages that need to load ajax requests and that take a moment to load, you can define a custom layout for a loading effect. Working only reloaded page; Attn: Only works when the page refreshes. Prop | Data Type | default | Description ---------- | ---------- | -------- | ----------- loading | String | null | Set the loading layout for late routes ```vue
<vue-extend-layouts loading="loading" />
``` In the above example, the webpack will load the layout loading.vue
See example:
Layout prefix
Add a prefix, avoiding conflict between the components of the layout and its application. It also gives you the ability to load layouts according to the user's choices and seasonality, such as loading layouts on commemorative dates, using a new or modified version of the application, internationalization defining a layout template for a particular country, and so on. Prop | Data Type | default | Description ---------- | ---------- | -------- | ----------- prefix | String | | Set the layout prefix ```vue
<vue-extend-layouts prefix="old-" />
``` For example, if the layout is default.vue and you add the prefix old- the webpack will load the old-default.vue layout
Example coming soon
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