Twitter Bootstrap Classes

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As we have seen so far, the Twitter Bootstrap Grid System is quite the piece of work. To refresh, it handles the overall layout and structure of your site. We can think of it as a foundation in many ways. Now that we have a good grip on how that part of the Twitter Bootstrap Framework operates, we can start digging into the CSS styling aspect, because let’s face it, we all want to have some fresh styles.…

Twitter Bootstrap Grid Tutorial

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Our last post gave us a a great overview of Bootstraps 12 Column Grid. Now we can take a closer look at the Grid System and begin making our own rows and cells. In the past we were forced to make use of tables and divs with all kinds of problems in getting elements to get accurately placed on the page. Bootstrap makes it easy by giving us the ability to simply divide the width of the page into 12 grids so we can use any combination of numeric cell assignments so long as the sum of the numbers is equal to 12.…

Twitter Bootstrap 12 Column Grid

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The foundation of the Twitter Bootstrap framework is its Grid System. The Grid has been rewritten from the ground up in Bootstrap 3. All of the overall layout and screen adaption that takes place in your responsive design is handled by the Grid. It seems very easy in theory, but there are really a lot of details involved with how the Grid operates in the Bootstrap Framework.…

Create a Twitter Bootstrap Page

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We are moving forward and onward! We now have a good grasp of the Twitter Bootstrap File Structure, now we get to start having some fun. We do want to actually create some new designs with this great framework! The prior lesson helped us become familiar with how to get our own copy of Twitter Bootstrap, unzip the package, install the files, and examine those files to determine their purpose and meaning.…

Install Twitter Bootstrap

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Now that we know what Twitter Bootstrap is, let’s go ahead and dig deeper in to the framework so we can make use of all it has to offer. There is a little bit of setup involved, but it is fairly easy to get up and running, even for newcomers to HTML and Web Design. A few things we’ll need to cover include downloading your very own copy of the framework, becoming familiar with the structure and layout of the file system, including the Bootstrap CSS into our website, and finally adding the needed Javascript to our website.…