App Layout Add-on | Vaadin

A modern and highly customizable menu with a fluent API

A modern looking, material, mobile friendly, responsive and customizable Sliding Menu + Appbar with a fluent API with focus on offering many display modes, to satisfy a variety of requirements.


Note that the API changed significantly from V1 to V2:

This Addon uses the Polymer Component app-layout but is not meant as a port of all the features that come with it. Instead it offers some ready to use templates in which you can add your Vaadin Components. If you are not satisfied with the offered templates you can add your own Polymer templates.

  • Up navigation support
  • Route and Route Alias Highlighting support
  • Lumo support
  • Supports opening the drawer via touch swiping
  • Multiple UI behaviours available, checkout the demo to see them
  • Notification Component
  • Profile Button Component
  • Search Button Component
Features Vaadin 8
  • customizable
  • no round-trip delay when opening the menu
  • build in (but optional) Navigator support
  • supports opening the drawer via touch swiping
  • by default in multiple variations available
  • notification badge built in

For Vaadin 8 CDI or Vaadin 8 + Spring Users -> Check out the Vaadin 8 Code examples

You need help, miss a feature or found a bug? Create an issue on Github!


Link to this version
BetaReleased 18 October 2021Apache License 2.0
Framework Support
Vaadin platform 21
Also supported:
Vaadin 8 (1.0.5)
Browser Compatibility
Install with
Release notes - Version 21.0.0-beta1

Initial Vaadin 21 support