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Bootstrap 4 Cookbook

By : Ajdin Imsirovic
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Bootstrap 4 Cookbook

By: Ajdin Imsirovic

Overview of this book

Bootstrap, one of the most popular front-end frameworks, is perfectly built to design elegant, powerful, and responsive interfaces for professional-level web pages. It supports responsive design by dynamically adjusting your web page layout. Bootstrap 4 is a major update with many impressive changes that greatly enhance the end results produced by Bootstrap. This cookbook is a collection of great recipes that show you how to use all the latest features of Bootstrap to build compelling UIs. This book is using the most up-to-date version of Bootstrap 4 in all its chapters. First off, you will be shown how you can leverage the latest core features of Bootstrap 4 to create stunning web pages and responsive media. You will gradually move on to extending Bootstrap 4 with the help of plugins to build highly customized and powerful UIs. By the end of this book, you will know how to leverage, extend, and integrate bootstrap to achieve optimal results for your web projects.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Title Page
About the Author
About the Reviewer
Customer Feedback

Making Jekyll work with Bootstrap 4

In this recipe, we will start making a static blog-aware system in Jekyll. Specifically, we will set up its basic structure and make it work with Bootstrap 4 Sass files, which will be compiled into CSS. We will also look at how to override Bootstrap's Sass variables with Jekyll.

Getting ready

This recipe will show you how to create a simple layout in Bootstrap 4 using Jekyll. The recipe deals with the whole setup, that is, creation of folders, running commands via console, and adding partial files in Jekyll. Thus, this recipe deals with a lot of other tasks than just working with Bootstrap 4. The result of this recipe is a working Jekyll blog, running on Bootstrap 4 and Sass.

Before we begin, we need to install Bootstrap 4 (via Bower), as well as having Ruby and Jekyll installed on our machine.

To install Bootstrap, we'll simply run the following command inside our chapter10/start folder:

bower install bootstrap#v4.0.0-alpha.6

To check if you have Ruby and...