History of Bootstrap
Bootstrap has Twitter blueprint as its first name. Mr. Mark Otto and Jacob Thornton developed it on Twitter. In August 2011, it was released as an open-source framework on Github. This framework was created to encourage reliability and uniformity of the web pages. People used many external libraries for developing responsive websites before Bootstrap existed ted, which brought inconsistency and the burden of maintaining it.
Why should we use Bootstrap?
- Browser supportive
Every browser supports this framework.
- Mobile-first approach
Pre-existing Mobile first styles are contained in this framework throughout the library instead of a separate file.
- Simple and easy to start
You can quickly and easily start with Bootstrap if you know HTML, CSS, and documentation of Bootstrap's official website is very helpful to learn more about it.
- Easy customization
Built-in components and functionality in Bootstrap are easy for customizing.
- Responsive designs
CSS code of Bootstrap is by default responsive, which is used to make web pages that can adjust to large notebooks, tablets, desktops, and mobiles.
Benefits of Bootstrap framework
- Bootstrap is light weighted and used by everyone for developing responsive websites.
- We can also customize styles and structure as per the requirement.
- It is consistent and has a simple and effective grid system.
What packages are included in Bootstrap?
Styled HTML elements and features like global CSS settings and an advanced system of grid system are included in Bootstrap.
Over a dozen reusable components, for example, buttons, forms, dropdowns, navigation bar, and many more, are contained in Bootstrap.
The bootstrap framework provides over a dozen custom jquery plugins.
Everything that Bootstrap provides, for example, bootstrap components, jquery plugin, can be customized according to your needs.
The bootstrap framework provides a basic structure with Grid System, background, and link styles.
Frequently Asked Questions
- How can we use the components of Bootstrap?
There are many classes, for example, for dropdowns w have .drop-down and many more provided by the bootstrap framework, which can be added to the respective elements to get used.
- How can we start using Bootstrap?
The links provided on Bootstrap's official website can be included in your file in the header and after that, add classes to respective elements for interacting with the results.
In this blog, we learned why we should utilize the bootstrap framework and all packages included in Bootstrap. Moreover, we discussed the benefits and history of Bootstrap.