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Tools We Use for Bootstrap Development

In this post we’re going to give you some insight into how we work here at BootBites.com and the tools that we use for our Bootstrap theme development in the hope that it’s useful and interesting to any budding developers out there. We’ve broken it up into project phases to help. Step 1: Planning &

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Freebie: Bootstrap navbar with progressive collapse nav

If you’ve ever been to BBC.com you might have noticed their very neat main navigation menu at the top progressively collapses as the screen width changes. We took this inspiration and decided to see if we could make something similar with a Bootstrap navbar. The Inspiration & Motivation As we mentioned, we took inspiration for

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6 Ways To Turn a Bootstrap Menu Into a Mega Menu

When designing large websites, one thing that frustrates web designers the most is building the gigantic navigation menus. Coding all those never ending dropdowns and submenus sometimes take days or weeks. And worst of all, whenever the client asks you to add a new page to the website or change the appeal, you have to

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Bootstrap 4 Upgrade First Run

With Bootstrap 4 alpha 2 being released back in early December we thought it was time to dive in and start upgrading some of our themes from Bootstrap 3 to Bootstrap. We started with our free Flexor Lite Bootstrap theme, here’s what we learnt. Before We Begin Note: Alpha releases can still be a bit

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6 CSS Preprocessors For Beginners

If you’ve dug deeper into Bootstrap 3 or Bootstrap 4 you might have noticed that Bootstrap 3 comes with LESS files and Bootstrap 4 Sass files. In this articles will show you 6 preprocessors you can use to compile LESS & Sass into CSS. What are LESS and Sass? LESS and Sass are raw uncompiled

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Top 7 Slider Plugins For Your Bootstrap Site

Love um or hate um, sliders are a great way of grabbing users attention on your site. Here’s 7 sliders we love. 1. Slider Revolution (Premium) & 2. Layer Slider (Premium) Need that “Wow” factor, these 2 slider plugins for Bootstrap have it in bucket loads!!! We grouped them together because they offer much of

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Freebie: Bootstrap Modals On Page Load

Got an important message, newsletter form or contact form you want to show users when your page loads? Well this freebie is perfect for you. Live Demo Free Download Load Bootstrap modals on page load, with delays, a set durations with progress bar and even chain multiple modals into a sequence. This freebie includes a

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Freebie: Bootstrap Overlay Navigation

Save space on the page with this popup overlay navigation functionality with 3 different styles & 3 different effects. Live Demo Free Download Trigger the overlay menus from any link or button element and have the page fill with a responsive overlay containing you jumbo sized navigation. Overlays come with 3 animation effects: Fade In

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Retina Ready Bootstrap Sites, Why Bother?

Apple has sold over 13 million new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus devices since its launch in September, both of which comes with Retina HD displays. This brings Apple’s total iOS device sales to a whopping 1 billion. Now, it’s time to ask yourself: Is your website ready to serve these high-resolution devices? Following

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