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Bootstrap Templates, What are They and Why You Need One?

AliceL Design Principles Jun 18, 2015

If you are looking for a highly responsive, easily customizable and beautifully designed web template you need one built with Bootstrap. What is so special about Bootstrap and why should you care what your template is built with? Well, let's find out, shall we?

Take a look at any brand new app or website you consider particularly well designed. We can bet 90% of those are built with Bootstrap. Why? Because we know that developers love Bootstrap for its flexibility, ease of use and many amazing benefits.

Bootstrap is a front-end development framework that is a combination of HTML, CSS and JavaScript code designs created by Twitter team. Bootstrap fully supports CSS3 and HTML5.

This last fact is highly valuable since CSS3 and HTML5 have become the standard for web design in recent years. As a matter of fact - Bootstrap itself is becoming a standard for web development; its benefits are that irresistible for professionals.

Bootstrap is compatible with all major browsers; yes, even Internet Explorer 8. What does it mean for you? Well, it means your website will look stunning and work properly on whatever browser your visitors use.

Bootstrap websites are highly responsive. Using a combination of JavaScript, CSS and intelligent grids, Bootstrap allows a developer to implement almost every responsive element the design may require.

Why should you care about this being not a developer but an end-user? Well, we are sure you've noticed that the web gets more and more squishy these days, mobile rules the world. Wouldn't you care if your site looked good on both an iphone and a big screen? Wouldn't you care if every element worked properly for your users on whatever device they use to browse your website? Well, Bootstrap allows us to do just that - make sure your visitors have a pleasant experience with your website, whatever device or screen size is used.

Among the things that appeal to web developers are the following features of Bootstrap:

  • It's fast.
  • It's fully customizable
  • It's easy to get started with
  • It's responsive from the start
  • Great grid system
  • Extensive list of components
  • Bundled Javascript plugins
  • Provided styles for all the fundamental HTML elements
  • Good documentation

Bootstrap team is constantly updating the framework All of the above features mean a lot of perfect, stunningly designed templates for you to choose from in no time. Bootstrap templates are easy to maintain, you don't have to be a web developer yourself to operate your website.

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Here are some of the examples of what a brilliant bootstrap template is:

Creative WordPress Theme

Bootstrap template

Wedding Moto CMS 3 Template

Wedding  Moto CMS 3 Template

Natural Stone Floor Wall Joomla Template

Natural Stone Floor Wall Joomla Template

ALIKX Magento Theme

Fashion Magento Theme

Fashion Store Responsive PrestaShop Theme

Fashion Store Responsive PrestaShop Theme

Modicate Multipurpose Website Template

Multipurpose Website Template

What distinguishes these templates among others and what is common in all of them? Bootstrap framework of course. All of the above templates have responsive layouts and some very useful extra elements impossible without Bootstrap. The templates have several pages, modules and effects available. All of these can be customized to fit your business needs. You can easily edit any element of the pages. And the design is flawless!

PS: If you want to read more about Bootstrap, these will be useful:

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Alice Lagno

Hey all! I’m Alice, I’m a copywriter who is passionate about all things related to web design. Check out my G+ page

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