Example will cover how to Dynamically set drawer/sidebar options? How to change React Navigation drawer/sidebar options according to logins/permissions?
In this post, I am going to share how to dynamically set drawer/sidebar options in React Navigation Drawer. We will use react-navigation to create a Navigation Drawer structure and going to use a custom navigation drawer instead of a default drawer. Dynamically set drawer/sidebar options in React Navigation is a very important example for those guys who have a user login as well as guest login in their application. There are also many scenarios where you need to set the drawer options dynamically.
It is better to see React Native Navigation Drawer first if you are not aware of how to create a React Navigation Drawer? and if you know that then you can also see Custom Navigation Drawer / Sidebar with Image and Icon in Menu Options as this is an extended post it.
As I already mentioned this is a very important example for many of the developers. There are many cases where you need to set the dynamic options in the sidebar, here are 3 to 4 cases which I want to share with you:
If you create a basic navigation drawer you will get a default sidebar/drawer coming from the left and will have the same options listed in the sidebar/drawer which you have mentioned in your Drawer Navigator. For example, if you have created the below Drawer Navigator then you will see two options in the sidebar/drawer with the label
'Home Screen' and
Article covers: How native is react native?, React Native vs (Ionic, Cordova), Similarities and difference between React Native and Native App Development.
Example of Bottom Tab View inside Navigation Drawer / Sidebar with React Navigation in React Native. This is an example of Bottom Tab View inside Navigation Drawer / Sidebar with React Navigation in React Native. We will use react-navigation to make a navigation drawer and Tab in this example. I hope you have already seen our post on React Native Navigation Drawer because in this post we are just extending the last post to show the Bottom Tab View inside the Navigation Drawer.
In this example, we have a navigation drawer with 3 screens in the navigation menu and a Tab View on the first screen of the Navigation Drawer.
As we start learning new technologies we want to start building something or work on a simple project to get a better understanding of the technology.