What is Bootstrap and How To Build Responsive Website

What is Bootstrap and How To Build Responsive Website

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Hello friends, Today we will talk about what is Bootstrap and how you can create a device responsive website with Bootstrap. As you know now that time was gone when people used internet only on laptops or desktops but now 55% use the mobile device to run the internet. Therefore, layout and content of your website should be user-friendly for every device.

 

If your website visitors had to zoom in and out again to see your layout and content, then 99% of the chances are that they will close your website very soon.

 

If your website is responsive then its layout and content will automatically adjust on any device, so that visitors to your website will not have any problem using your website.

 

5 Reasons Why Should Your Website Be Responsive?

1) Search Engine Prefer Responsive Websites – All search engines (google, bing) prefer responsive websites. If your website is responsive then your rank will also be better in search engines and most traffic is also available from search engines.

 

2) Mobile Use is on the Rise – More people in this world have Mobiles than the number of people on this earth. That is, now most people use different screen-size mobiles to run the Internet, even in their own bathroom. Now if you want your website to run correctly on every kind of screen size, then the website must be responsive.

 

3) On Positive User Experience – Responsive website, its visitors get a good experience because they navigate easily on the responsive website and your website’s bounce rate is also less. This also makes the reputation of your website and business good.

 

4) Responsive Website is also a very important factor of SEO. The responsive speed of the responsive website is also fast.

 

5) An Investment for the Future – Who knows tomorrow which screen size computers, mobile? But if you have a responsive website today, then there is no need to worry about tomorrow.

 

How to Create Responsive Website?

Creating a Responsive Website is not very hard work, you just need to have a good knowledge of HTML and CSS, if you do not have to use HTML and CSS, then you can read my posts, after reading that you Will get Learn 100% HTML and CSS. Using CSS can make you a responsive website, but you will have to work hard for it.

 

To manage the website’s content and layout for every screen size, a lot of media queries have to be used in CSS. With the help of media queries, you can style the HTML structure based on the screen size.

 

Generally speaking, creating a responsive website for a beginner, using the only CSS is very hard work. If you want to create a responsive website very easily, then the Bootstrap framework can help you a lot, so let’s know what is Bootstrap and how you can create a device responsive website with Bootstrap.

 

What is Bootstrap?

If you ever notice, most of the website’s design and layout are the same, because when a web designer works on any web project, he does not write CSS code every time he changes his old web project copy paste is used.

 

They just have to use classes and IDs of CSS file in HTML elements of their new project. It saves them a lot of time and effort

 

But every web designers do not have such a great experience and knowledge that they can create a great CSS foundation style framework that can meet the design requirement of all types of websites.

 

Thank you to those developers and companies who have worked out thousands of hours by working hard to create different CSS frameworks and you can use them to make a great website design for a very short time and hard work.

 

One of my favorite ones in so many different CSS frameworks is Bootstrap, which is used most in the whole world. Bootstrap is a framework made from HTML, CSS, and JavaScript that is designed to design responsive, mobile-first websites.

 

Twitter company employee Mark Otto and Jacob released Bootstrap in August 2011 as an open source product on GitHub. Bootstrap was created No.1 project on GitHub in June 2014.

 

In Actual Bootstrap, it has been done that Bootstrap components have been created with help of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, which you can use to copy-paste simple in your web pages.

 

Bootstrap developers have made HTML components, giving them CSS classes and using JavaScripts to be responsive and stylish and therefore you do not have to do much work, you just have to use those made components.

 

Why Use Bootstrap?

Easy to Use – Anybody who has basic knowledge of HTML and CSS can easily use Bootstrap. After learning from my experience, using the Bootstrap after having basic knowledge of HTML and CSS is a children’s game.

 

Save Time – In the Bootstrap Framework, you have to readymade code which you just have to use in the right place. By doing this, you do not have to enter the complete HTML, CSS, and JavaScript code for each of your projects and your very time gets saved.

 

Responsiveness – Bootstrap has been created to create a responsive website. Whatever website you create from Bootstrap, you can open the desktop, laptop, tablet, mobile, etc. on any device, you will see the website absolutely fit the device.

 

Customizable – If you want to change the built-in style of Bootstrap, you will need to overwrite the bootstrap code by writing your CSS code.

 

What is Bootstrap and how to learn Bootstrap?

Now you understand what the Responsive website has to do, how to create a Responsive website, and what is Bootstrap. Now we will talk about how you can create a responsive website by learning Bootstrap. If you follow the way I tell you, you can create a Website from Bootstrap in a very easy way.

 

You can use Bootstrap in 2 ways first by downloading it and the other through CDN. I would suggest that you use it through a CDN because this method is very easy and even the best. To use Bootstrap, you have to add the bootstrap CSS, JavaScript and Ajax CDNs to your HTML code. Below I gave you an example.

 

<!DOCTYPE html>

<html lang=”en”>

<head>

<title>Bootstrap Example</title>

<meta charset=”utf-8″>

<meta name=”viewport” content=”width=device-width, initial-scale=1″>

<link rel=”stylesheet” href=”https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.7/css/bootstrap.min.css”>

</head>

<body>

<H1> Hello Gyanians </H1>

<script src=”https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.2.0/jquery.min.js”></script>

<script src=”https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.7/js/bootstrap.min.js”></script>

</body>

</html>

 

After doing the above code, you can use already made component (container, grid, Typography, Images, Jumbotron, Forms, Menu Bar etc.) to copy and paste it with your custom CSS code. You can also change their style.

 

I hope you now have a good understanding of what is Bootstrap and how you can create a device responsive website with Bootstrap.

 

Extra Tip – What is Bootstrap and its tutorials are found in both video and text formats in Hindi and English. So if you have basic knowledge of HTML and CSS then you can easily learn Bootstrap from online tutorials, for that you can get help from W3School and YouTube.

 

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