How to create a Responsive WordPress theme with Bootstrap

How to build a responsive WordPress theme with Bootstrap

The folks over at Treehouse and written an excellent tutorial on how to build a responsive WordPress theme with Bootstrap.

In this tutorial, Zac Gordon teaches you how to make your very own WordPress theme using the Bootstrap framework. The theme you will build in this tutorial is modeled site examples on the Bootstrap examples.

In this tutorial you’ll create templates/themes for the following pages and functionality:

  • Custom homepage design
  • About page
  • Contact page
  • News section with comments
  • A widgetized sidebar

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Advanced Bootstrap Web Development

Bootstrap 3: Advanced Web Development Tutorial

Lynda offers some of finest tutorials for web developers you’ll find, and the Bootstrap 3: Advanced Web Development tutorial by Ray Villalobos is no exception. In this tutorial you’ll learn how to Generate your own interactive website from scratch using the Bootstrap 3 web framework.

This advanced Bootstrap development tutorial starts out by having you plan and prototype an interface. Then, you’ll be downloading the Bootstrap 3 framework,  and you’ll jump right into organizing your site’s structure with Bootstrap’s scaffolding. You’ll then learn how to build interactive carousels, modals, forms, and control these  with JavaScript. Lastly, you’ll independently style your site with LESS.

The modules in the Advanced Bootstrap 3 Web Development tutorial include:

  • Prototyping
  • Baslining your website template with Git
  • Scaffolding your sites’ primary columns
  • Modularizing your site with PHP includes
  • Navigation
  • Carousels, buttons, tabs and other similar features
  • Using LESS for styling

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Advanced bootstrap tutorial - grid

Advanced Bootstrap Grid Tutorial

The folks over at HappyFunCorp have written an outstanding advanced Bootstrap grid tutorial for those looking to go beyond the Bootstrap basics and design a unique site, template or theme.

The tutorials first describes the three major complaints developers have when using the bootstrap framework:

  • Site created with bootstrap all look the same (cookie-cutter)
  • There are too many classes in the HTML
  • There are too many other things that you simply don’t need, and that seem to get in the way

However, you can easily overcome these issues by using LESS or SASS, which will allow you to customize things using variables, getting things to look and behave the way you want, all without struggle with the bootstrap framework.

This topics covered in this advanced bootstrap tutorial are:

  • SASS
  • The Twelve Column Grid and how it works
  • How col- classes are defined
  • Using semantic classes
  • Mixins
  • Redefining grid-columns
  • Ordering includes

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Bootstrap 3 Tutorial – Ultimate Beginner’s Guide

Tutorial Republic has a great Bootstrap tutorial for beginners. The tutorial cover everything someone new to Bootstrap would need to cover to become fully immersed in the world of the bootstrap framework.

Included in the Bootstrap 3 Ultimate Beginner’s Guide Tutorial are the following lessons and modules:

  • Bootstrap Basics
    • Grid System
    • Layouts (Fixed, Fluid and Responsive)
    • Typography
    • Lists
    • Images
    • Icons
    • Progress Bars
    • and more…
  • Bootstrap Advanced
    • Buttons
    • Dropdowns
    • Modals
    • Accordion
    • Carousel
    • and more…
  • Bootstrap Examples
    • Practice Examples
    • Example FAQs

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W3Schools – Bootstrap 3 Tutorial

If you’re looking for a free comprehensive bootstrap 3 tutorial then W3Schools Bootstrap 3 tutorial is the ticket. The W3Schools tutorial includes the following lesson modules:

Bootstrap 3 Basics

  • BS Get Started
  • BS Grid Basic
  • BS Typography
  • BS Tables
  • BS Images
  • BS Jumbotron
  • BS Wells
  • BS Alerts
  • BS Buttons
  • BS Button Groups
  • BS Glyphicons
  • BS Badges/Labels
  • BS Progress Bars
  • BS Pagination
  • BS Pager
  • BS List Groups
  • BS Panels
  • BS Dropdowns
  • BS Collapse
  • BS Tabs/Pills
  • BS Navbar
  • BS Forms
  • BS Inputs
  • BS Inputs 2
  • BS Input Sizing
  • BS Carousel
  • BS Modal
  • BS Tooltip
  • BS Popover
  • BS Scrollspy
  • BS Affix

Bootstrap Grids

  • BS Grid System
  • BS Stacked/Horizontal
  • BS Grid Small
  • BS Grid Medium
  • BS Grid Large
  • BS Grid Examples

Bootstrap Case

  • Case Container
  • Case Jumbotron
  • Case Button/Icon
  • Case Multicolumn
  • Case Menu
  • Case Navigation Bar

Bootstrap Exam

  • BS Quiz
  • BS Certificate

Bootstrap CSS Ref

  • CSS Typography
  • CSS Buttons
  • CSS Forms
  • CSS Helpers
  • CSS Images
  • CSS Tables

Bootstrap Comps

  • Glyphicons
  • Dropdowns
  • Navs

Bootstrap JS Ref

  • JS Affix
  • JS Alert
  • JS Button
  • JS Carousel
  • JS Collapse
  • JS Dropdown
  • JS Modal
  • JS Popover
  • JS Scrollspy
  • JS Tab
  • JS Tooltip

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