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Learning Bootstrap 4 - Second Edition

By : Matt Lambert
Book Image

Learning Bootstrap 4 - Second Edition

By: Matt Lambert

Overview of this book

Bootstrap, the most popular front-end framework built to design elegant, powerful, and responsive interfaces for professional-level web pages has undergone a major overhaul. Bootstrap 4 introduces a wide range of new features that make front-end web design even simpler and exciting. In this gentle and comprehensive book, we'll teach you everything that you need to know to start building websites with Bootstrap 4 in a practical way. You'll learn about build tools such as Node, Grunt, and many others. You'll also discover the principles of mobile-first design in order to ensure your pages can fit any screen size and meet the responsive requirements. Learn to play with Bootstrap's grid system and base CSS to ensure your designs are robust and that your development process is speedy and efficient. Then, you'll find out how you can extend your current build with some cool JavaScript Plugins, and throw in some Sass to spice things up and customize your themes. This book will make sure you're geared up and ready to build amazingly beautiful and responsive websites in a jiffy.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Learning Bootstrap 4 - Second Edition
About the Author
About the Reviewer
Free Chapter
Introducing Bootstrap 4

Coding Tooltips

A Tooltip is a marker that will appear over a link when you hover over it in the browser. They are pretty easy to add with data attributes in Bootstrap, but we do need to make some updates to get them working. In Bootstrap 4 they have started using a third-party JavaScript library for Tooltips called Tether. Before we go any further, head over to the Tether website below and download the library:

Once you've downloaded the library, unzip it and open the main directory where you'll see a number of files. Navigate to the /dist/js directory and find the file named tether.min.js:

Now copy tether.min.js into the /js directory of our blog project. This is the only file you need from Tether's directory, so you can keep the rest of the files or delete them. Once the file is in our project directory we need to update our template.

Updating the project layout

Now that we have the Tether file in our project directory we need to update our _layout.ejs...