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A front-end template that helps you build fast, modern mobile web apps.
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Mobile Boilerplate

Mobile Boilerplate is a professional front-end template that helps you build fast and robust mobile web applications. Spend more time developing and less time reinventing the wheel.

Quick start

Clone the git repo - git clone git:// - or download it


  • Mobile browser optimizations.
  • HTML5 ready. Use the new elements with confidence.
  • CSS normalizations and common bug fixes.
  • Home page icon for Android, iOS, Nokia
  • Mobile IE conditional switch
  • Cross-browser viewport optimization for Android, iOS, Mobile IE, Nokia, Blackberry
  • Better font rendering in Mobile IE
  • iPhone web app meta
  • INSTANT button click event
  • Textarea autogrow
  • Hide URL bar method
  • Prevent form zoom onfocus method
  • Mobile site redirection
  • Mobile sitemap
  • Mobile bookmark bubble
  • User Agent Detection
  • The latest jQuery via CDN, with a local fallback.
  • A custom Modernizr build (including Respond.js) for feature detection and a polyfill for CSS Media Queries.
  • An optimized Google Analytics snippet.
  • Apache server caching, compression, and other configuration defaults for Grade-A performance.
  • A build script to automate the minification and concatenation of your HTML/CSS/JS.
  • Cross-domain Ajax.
  • "Delete-key friendly." Easy to strip out parts you don't need.
  • Extensive inline and accompanying documentation.


Anyone and everyone is welcome to contribute. There are several ways you can help out:

  1. Raising issues on GitHub.
  2. Sending pull requests for bug fixes or new features and improvements.
  3. Making the docs better.

Project information


Major components:

  • jQuery: MIT/GPL license
  • Modernizr: MIT/BSD license
  • Normalize.css: Public Domain
  • Bookmark Bubble Library: Apache License, Version 2.0

Everything else:

The Unlicense (aka: public domain)

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