Table of contents
- Quick start
- What's included
- Bugs and feature requests
- Copyright and license
Several quick start options are available:
- Download the latest release.
- Clone the repo:
git clone https://github.com/twbs/bootstrap.git
- Install with npm:
npm install bootstrap
- Install with yarn:
yarn add firstname.lastname@example.org
- Install with Composer:
composer require twbs/bootstrap:4.1.2
- Install with NuGet: CSS:
Read the Getting started page for information on the framework contents, templates and examples, and more.
Within the download you'll find the following directories and files, logically grouping common assets and providing both compiled and minified variations. You'll see something like this:
bootstrap/ └── dist/ ├── css/ │ ├── bootstrap-grid.css │ ├── bootstrap-grid.css.map │ ├── bootstrap-grid.min.css │ ├── bootstrap-grid.min.css.map │ ├── bootstrap-reboot.css │ ├── bootstrap-reboot.css.map │ ├── bootstrap-reboot.min.css │ ├── bootstrap-reboot.min.css.map │ ├── bootstrap.css │ ├── bootstrap.css.map │ ├── bootstrap.min.css │ └── bootstrap.min.css.map └── js/ ├── bootstrap.bundle.js ├── bootstrap.bundle.js.map ├── bootstrap.bundle.min.js ├── bootstrap.bundle.min.js.map ├── bootstrap.js ├── bootstrap.js.map ├── bootstrap.min.js └── bootstrap.min.js.map
We provide compiled CSS and JS (
bootstrap.*), as well as compiled and minified CSS and JS (
bootstrap.min.*). source maps (
bootstrap.*.map) are available for use with certain browsers' developer tools. Bundled JS files (
bootstrap.bundle.js and minified
bootstrap.bundle.min.js) include Popper, but not jQuery.
Bugs and feature requests
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Running documentation locally
- Run through the tooling setup to install Jekyll (the site builder) and other Ruby dependencies with
npm installto install Node.js dependencies.
http://localhost:9001in your browser, and voilà.
Learn more about using Jekyll by reading its documentation.
Documentation for previous releases
- For v2.3.2: https://getbootstrap.com/2.3.2/
- For v3.3.x: https://getbootstrap.com/docs/3.3/
- For v4.0.x: https://getbootstrap.com/docs/4.0/
Previous releases and their documentation are also available for download.
Please read through our contributing guidelines. Included are directions for opening issues, coding standards, and notes on development.
Get updates on Bootstrap's development and chat with the project maintainers and community members.
- Follow @getbootstrap on Twitter.
- Read and subscribe to The Official Bootstrap Blog.
- Join the official Slack room.
- Chat with fellow Bootstrappers in IRC. On the
irc.freenode.netserver, in the
- Implementation help may be found at Stack Overflow (tagged
- Developers should use the keyword
bootstrapon packages which modify or add to the functionality of Bootstrap when distributing through npm or similar delivery mechanisms for maximum discoverability.
For transparency into our release cycle and in striving to maintain backward compatibility, Bootstrap is maintained under the Semantic Versioning guidelines. Sometimes we screw up, but we'll adhere to those rules whenever possible.
See the Releases section of our GitHub project for changelogs for each release version of Bootstrap. Release announcement posts on the official Bootstrap blog contain summaries of the most noteworthy changes made in each release.