Creating a Blog with Bootstrap


A blog is a great way to add interactivity to your website. This tutorial provides the code you need to build an enterprise-level blog using the Bootstrap framework.

Creating a Blog with Bootstrap

Keeping your users and customers up to date and providing a medium for interaction is essential to success on the web. Although the concept sounds great, the design of the blog, and the quality of its content, will determine the success or failure of your blog. This article covers the design of the blog and will provide you with the steps to create a blog for your website using the Bootstrap framework.

Below is the HTML, CSS, and JavaScript required.


Create your Blog Overview Page

The blog overview page will display all of your blog posts as shown above. When a blog post is clicked it will direct the viewer to a detail page we will create in the next section.

Blog Overview Page

Step 1 - blog-overview.html

Add the HTML below to your web page


Step 2 - blog-overview.css

Download the CSS below and include it in your web page

 blog-overview.css

Step 3 - Add the includes below to your Blog Pages


Create the Blog Detail Page

After a viewer clicks on a blog post from the Blog Overview page, they will be directed to a blog detail page with the full blog post's contents. It contains a header, sub header, graphic, description, etc.

Blog Detail Page


Step 1 - blog-detail.html

Add the HTML below to your web page


Step 2 - Add the includes below to your Blog Detail page

Note: If you followed the steps above correctly your overview and detail pages should appear as they do below.

Blog Overview Page

Overview Page


Blog Detail Page

Detail Page

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