Bootstrap 5 Clipboard

Copy to clipboard feature for the latest Bootstrap 5. Let your users easily copy text or links with one click.

Note: Read the API tab to find all available options and advanced customization

Basic example

By adding button with class name clipboard and data-mdb-target attribute you can easily make your text copyable.

Copy from element

There is no difference if element is an input or just div element.

Here is text to copy!

Copy from data attribute

By adding to target of copying data-mdb-clipboard-text you can set text to copy insted of text from text content.

Copy text from data-mdb-attr instead of text content.

Clipboard - API


Via data attributes

        <button class="btn btn-primary clipboard" data-mdb-clipboard-target="#copy-target">

Via JavaScript

        var myClipboard = new mdb.Clipboard(document.getElementById('clipboard'), options)

Via jQuery

Note: By default, MDB does not include jQuery and you have to add it to the project on your own.



Name Type Default Description
clipboardTarget Null / String 'null' Points an element from which you will copy text.


Name Description Example
dispose Manually deletes an instance of clipboard myClipboard.dispose()
getInstance Static method which allows you to get the clipboard instance associated to a DOM element. Clipboard.getInstance(myClipboardEl)

        var myClipboardEl = document.getElementById('myClipboard') 
        var clipboard = new mdb.Clipboard(myClipboardEl)


Name Description
copy.mdb.clipboard This event fires immediately after copying text.

        var myClipboardEl = document.getElementById('myClipboard')
        myClipboardEl.addEventListener('copy.mdb.clipboard', function (e) {
          // do something...


MDB UI KIT also works with module bundlers. Use the following code to import this component:

      import { Clipboard } from 'mdb-ui-kit';