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Hey guys, today in this post we are going to learn about how to building dynamic breadcrumbs an example of navigation hierarchy path of the page in lightning Salesforce uses of ‘lightning-breadcrumbs’ tag elements in Lightning Web Component (LWC).

A lightning-breadcrumbs component is an ordered list that displays the path of a page and helps you navigate back to the parent. Each breadcrumb item is represented by a lightning-breadcrumb component. Breadcrumbs are actionable and separated by a greater-than sign.

lightning-breadcrumbs implements the breadcrumbs blueprint in the Salesforce Lightning Design System (SLDS).

To apply additional styling, use the SLDS utility classes with the class attribute. To know more details about lightning-breadcrumbs, Click Here →.

 

Files we used to create lightning-breadcrumbs navigation parh in Salesforce LWC →

lwcBreadcrumbs.html LWc HTML File Template HTML file to create lightning-breadcrumbs navigation path in Salesforce Lightning Web Component (LWC)
lwcBreadcrumbs.js LWC JavaScript File It’s javascript actions functions of handleNavigateTo to navigate using the onclick handle in Salesforce LWC
lwcBreadcrumbs.js-meta.xml XML Meta File It is used to where this lightning web component file you want to display as lightning__AppPage, lightning__RecordPage, lightning__HomePage.
lwcBreadcrumbsApp.app Lightning Application It is used for call the component and preview on browser.

 

 

Final Output →

breadcrumb navigation hierarchy path in lwc -- w3web.net

 

 

You can download file directly from github by Click Here.

 
 

 

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Create Lightning Web Component HTML →

Step 1:- Create Lightning Web Component : lwcBreadcrumbs.html

SFDX:Lightning Web Component >> New >> lwcBreadcrumbs.html

lwcBreadcrumbs.html [Lightning Web Component HTML]

  1.    <template>
  2.     <lightning-card>
  3.        <div class="slds-p-around_medium"> 
  4.         <h3 class="slds-text-heading_small"><lightning-icon icon-name="custom:custom98" size="small"></lightning-icon> <strong style="color:#270086; font-size:13px; margin-right:5px;"> Breadcrumbs:- A hierarchy path of the page in Lightning Web Component (LWC) </strong></h3>
  5.         <br/><br/>
  6.         <table class="slds-table slds-table_cell-buffer slds-table_col-bordered slds-table_bordered" style="border:1px #ddd solid;">
  7.             <tbody>
  8.                 <tr>
  9.                     <td style="vertical-align: top;">
  10.                         <h2 class="header" style="color: #ff8000; margin-bottom:20px;"><strong>Navigate Using a Link</strong> </h2> 
  11.                         <lightning-breadcrumbs>
  12.                             <lightning-breadcrumb
  13.                                 label="Tutorial"
  14.                                 href="https://www.w3web.net/tutorial/">
  15.                             </lightning-breadcrumb>
  16.                             <lightning-breadcrumb
  17.                                 label="Salesforce LWC"
  18.                                 href="https://www.w3web.net/tutorial/salesforce-lwc/">
  19.                             </lightning-breadcrumb>
  20.                         </lightning-breadcrumbs>
  21.                     </td>
  22.                 </tr>
  23.  
  24.                 <tr>
  25.                     <td style="vertical-align: top;">
  26.                         <h2 class="header" style="color: #ff8000; margin-bottom:20px;"><strong>Navigate Using the onclick Handle</strong> </h2> 
  27.                         <lightning-breadcrumbs>
  28.                             <lightning-breadcrumb
  29.                                 label="Account"
  30.                                 href="path/to/place/1"
  31.                                 onclick={handleNavigateToAccount}>
  32.                             </lightning-breadcrumb>
  33.                             <lightning-breadcrumb
  34.                                 label="Case"
  35.                                 href="path/to/place/2"
  36.                                 onclick={handleNavigateToCase}>
  37.                             </lightning-breadcrumb>
  38.                         </lightning-breadcrumbs>
  39.  
  40.                         <div class="container">
  41.                             <div class="slds-hide account">
  42.                                 <lightning-card
  43.                                     variant="narrow"
  44.                                     icon-name="standard:account"
  45.                                     title="Account title">
  46.                                     <p class="slds-m-around_medium">Account details</p>
  47.                                     <div slot="actions">
  48.                                         <lightning-button-icon icon-name="utility:down" alternative-text="Show actions"></lightning-button-icon>
  49.                                     </div>
  50.                                     <lightning-button value="account" label="Close" onclick={close}></lightning-button>
  51.                                 </lightning-card>
  52.  
  53.                             </div>
  54.  
  55.                             <div class="slds-hide case">
  56.                                 <lightning-card
  57.                                     variant="narrow"
  58.                                     icon-name="standard:case"
  59.                                     title="Case title">
  60.                                     <p class="slds-m-around_medium">Case details</p>
  61.                                     <div slot="actions">
  62.                                         <lightning-button-icon icon-name="utility:down" alternative-text="Show actions"></lightning-button-icon>
  63.                                     </div>
  64.                                     <lightning-button value="case" label="Close" onclick={close}></lightning-button>
  65.                                 </lightning-card>
  66.                             </div>
  67.                         </div>
  68.                     </td>
  69.                 </tr>
  70.  
  71.                 <tr>
  72.                     <td style="vertical-align: top;">
  73.                         <h2 class="header" style="color: #ff8000; margin-bottom:20px;"><strong>Generate Breadcrumbs with for:each</strong> </h2> 
  74.                         <lightning-breadcrumbs>
  75.                             <template for:each={myBreadcrumbs} for:item="crumbs">
  76.                                 <lightning-breadcrumb
  77.                                     key={crumbs.id}
  78.                                     label={crumbs.label}
  79.                                     name={crumbs.name}
  80.                                     onclick={handleNavigateTo}>
  81.                                 </lightning-breadcrumb>
  82.                             </template>
  83.                         </lightning-breadcrumbs>
  84.                     </td>
  85.                 </tr>
  86.  
  87.             </tbody>
  88.         </table>
  89.  
  90.         <br/><br/>
  91.         <!--Start RelatedTopics Section-->
  92. <div style="border:1px #ddd solid; padding:10px; background:#eee; margin:40px 0;">
  93.  
  94.             <p data-aura-rendered-by="435:0"><img src="https://www.w3web.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/thumbsUpLike.png" width="25" height="25" style="vertical-align:top; margin-right:10px;" data-aura-rendered-by="436:0"><strong data-aura-rendered-by="437:0"><span style="font-size:16px; font-style:italic; display:inline-block; margin-right:5px;">Don't forget to check out:-</span><a href="https://www.w3web.net/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" style="text-decoration:none;" data-aura-rendered-by="440:0">An easy way to learn step-by-step online free Salesforce tutorial, To know more Click  <span style="color:#ff8000; font-size:18px;" data-aura-rendered-by="442:0">Here..</span></a></strong></p>
  95.  
  96.             <br/><br/>
  97.             <p data-aura-rendered-by="435:0"><img src="https://www.w3web.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/tickMarkIcon.png" width="25" height="25" style="vertical-align:top; margin-right:10px;" data-aura-rendered-by="436:0"><strong data-aura-rendered-by="437:0"><span style="font-size:17px; font-style:italic; display:inline-block; margin-right:5px; color:rgb(255 128 0);">You May Also Like →</span> </strong></p>
  98.             <div style="display:block; overflow:hidden;"> 
  99.                 <div style="width: 50%; float:left; display:inline-block">
  100.                     <ul style="list-style-type: square; font-size: 16px; margin: 0 0 0 54px; padding: 0;"> 
  101.                         <li><a href="https://www.w3web.net/lwc-get-set-lightning-checkbox-value/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">How to get selected checkbox value in lwc</a></li>
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  103.                         <li><a href="https://www.w3web.net/create-lightning-datatable-row-actions-in-lwc/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">how to create lightning datatable row actions in lwc</a></li>
  104.                         <li><a href="https://www.w3web.net/if-and-else-condition-in-lwc/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">how to use if and else condition in lwc</a></li>
  105.                         <li><a href="https://www.w3web.net/get-selected-radio-button-value-and-checked-default-in-lwc/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">how to display selected radio button value in lwc</a></li>
  106.                     </ul>
  107.             </div>
  108.  
  109.             <div style="width: 50%; float:left; display:inline-block">
  110.                     <ul style="list-style-type: square; font-size: 16px; margin: 0 0 0 54px; padding: 0;"> 
  111.                         <li><a href="https://www.w3web.net/display-account-related-contacts-lwc/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">display account related contacts based on account name in lwc</a></li>
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  114.                         <li><a href="https://www.w3web.net/edit-save-and-remove-rows-dynamically-in-lightning-component/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">how to edit/save row dynamically in lightning component</a></li>
  115.                         <li><a href="https://www.w3web.net/tree-grid-dynamic-expand-collapse-in-lwc/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">how to create tree grid with expanded/collapsed section for the entire row in LWC</a></li>
  116.                     </ul>
  117.                 </div>
  118.                <div style="clear:both;"></div> 
  119.                <br/>
  120.                 <div class="youtubeIcon">
  121.                     <a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW62gTen2zniILj9xE6LmOg" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><img src="https://www.w3web.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/youtubeIcon.png" width="25" height="25" style="vertical-align:top; margin-right:10px;"/> <strong>TechW3web:-</strong> To know more, Use this <span style="color: #ff8000; font-weight: bold;">Link</span> </a>
  122.                 </div>
  123.     </div>
  124.  
  125. </div>
  126.  
  127.   <!--End RelatedTopics Section-->
  128.  
  129.       </div> 
  130.     </lightning-card>
  131. </template>

 

Create Lightning Web Component JavaScript →

Step 2:- Create Lightning Web Component : lwcBreadcrumbs.js

SFDX:Lightning Web Component >> New >> lwcBreadcrumbs.js

lwcBreadcrumbs.js [LWC JavaScript File]

  1.    import { LightningElement,track } from 'lwc';
  2.  
  3. export default class LwcBreadcrumbs extends LightningElement {
  4.  
  5.     handleNavigateToAccount(event) {
  6.         // prevent default navigation by href
  7.         event.preventDefault();
  8.  
  9.         const caseDiv = this.template.querySelector('.container .case');
  10.         this.hide(caseDiv);
  11.  
  12.         const accountDiv = this.template.querySelector('.container .account');
  13.         this.show(accountDiv);
  14.     }
  15.  
  16.     handleNavigateToCase(event) {
  17.         // prevent default navigation by href
  18.         event.preventDefault();
  19.  
  20.         const accountDiv = this.template.querySelector('.container .account');
  21.         this.hide(accountDiv);
  22.  
  23.         const caseDiv = this.template.querySelector('.container .case');
  24.         this.show(caseDiv);
  25.     }
  26.  
  27.     close(event) {
  28.         const name = event.target.value;
  29.         const elmToClose = this.template.querySelector(`.${name}`);
  30.         this.hide(elmToClose);
  31.     }
  32.  
  33.     show(elm) {
  34.         elm.classList.remove('slds-hide');
  35.         elm.classList.add('slds-show');
  36.     }
  37.  
  38.     hide(elm) {
  39.         elm.classList.add('slds-hide');
  40.         elm.classList.remove('slds-show');
  41.     }
  42.  
  43.  
  44.     @track
  45.     myBreadcrumbs = [
  46.         { label: 'Tutorial', name: 'parent', id: 'account1' },
  47.         { label: 'Lightning Component', name: 'child', id: 'account2' },
  48.     ];
  49.     breadCrumbsMap = {
  50.         parent: 'https://www.w3web.net/tutorial/',
  51.         child: 'https://www.w3web.net/tutorial/lightning-component/',
  52.     };
  53.  
  54.     handleNavigateTo(event) {
  55.         // prevent default navigation by href
  56.         event.preventDefault();
  57.  
  58.         const name = event.target.name;
  59.  
  60.         if (this.breadCrumbsMap[name]) {
  61.             window.location.assign(this.breadCrumbsMap[name]);
  62.         }
  63.     }
  64.  
  65.  
  66. }

 

Create Lightning Web Component Meta XML →

Step 3:- Create Lightning Web Component : lwcBreadcrumbs.js-meta.xml

SFDX:Lightning Web Component >> New >> lwcBreadcrumbs.js-meta.xml

lwcBreadcrumbs.js-meta.xml [LWC Meta Data XML]

  1.   <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
  2. <LightningComponentBundle xmlns="http://soap.sforce.com/2006/04/metadata">
  3.     <apiVersion>45.0</apiVersion>
  4.     <isExposed>true</isExposed>
  5.     <targets> 
  6.         <target>lightning__AppPage</target>
  7.         <target>lightning__RecordPage</target>
  8.         <target>lightning__HomePage</target>
  9.     </targets>
  10. </LightningComponentBundle>

 

Create Lightning Application →

Step 4:- Create Lightning Application : lwcBreadcrumbsApp.app

From Developer Console >> File >> New >> Lightning Application

lwcBreadcrumbsApp.app [Component Application File]

  1.   <aura:application extends="force:slds">
  2.     <c:lwcBreadcrumbs/>
  3.   </aura:application>

 
breadcrumb navigation hierarchy path in lwc -- w3web.net
 

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FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

What are breadcrumbs in Salesforce?

A breadcrumb shows your location in an app's hierarchy, not your browsing history. Breadcrumbs are especially useful when you need to go to a parent page from another page in the app. They also help you situate yourself in the app.

What are website breadcrumbs?

Breadcrumbs is a secondary navigation system that shows a user's location in a site or web app.

What is lightning navigation?

Lightning:navigation is used to navigate to a given pageReference or to generate. a URL from a pageReference.To navigate we need to define a PageReference object. The pageReference type generates a unique URL format and defines attributes that. apply to all pages of that type.

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