I’m sure pretty much anyone who makes websites has stumbled upon jQuery Masonry at some point or other. Some people haven’t though, so here’s what Masonry is – it’s a fantastic plugin by David DeSandro that allows for extremely creative layouts. You specify which HTML element for Masonry to do its magic on, and the children of that element are all positioned the way a mason positions stones. Now, while Masonry is absolutely fantastic, it is lacking a few features. One of the biggest is the fact that it is not possible to dynamically filter elements by class name. You can’t say, “Only show elements with class ‘show’”. Now, imagine a plugin that has that, and some more mixed …


Dynamically Filtering Layouts with Isotope and Bootstrap

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