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This aims to be a powerful Django app to ease the integration of the popular Bootstrap UI framework (

Project description

django-bootstrap-ui aims to be a powerful Django app to ease the integration of the popular Bootstrap UI framework. It is written in Python and built on the Django web framework.


  • Basic HTML5 template (3.3.7)
  • Full-featured Bootstrap 3 template (3.3.7)
  • Latest Font Awesome integration (4.7.0)
  • Built-in Bootstrap and Bootswatch themes (3.3.7)
  • Extensive and up-to-date documentation
  • Mainstream Python (3.6, 3.7, 3.8) and Django (2.2) support
  • Outstanding test coverage
  • Continuously integrated codebase

Technical requirements

Below is the list of currently supported combinations of Django and Python:

# Django Python
1 2.2 3.6, 3.7, 3.8


  1. First install the package using pip:

    pip install django-bootstrap-ui
  2. Add bootstrap_ui to your INSTALLED_APPS setting:



Bootstrap 3 template

Prepare your page for Bootstrap 3 and provide your content:

  1. Extend bootstrap3-skeleton.html in your base template:

    {% extends "bootstrap_ui/bootstrap3-skeleton.html" %}
  2. Fill predefined blocks with your content:

    {% block body-content %}
        <h1>Hello, I'm using django-bootstrap-ui!</h1>
    {% endblock %}


You can style your page with Bootstrap or Bootswatch themes. Set DJANGO_BOOTSTRAP_UI_THEME to a valid identifier in your for a project-wide default theme:

# django-bootstrap-ui settings
DJANGO_BOOTSTRAP_UI_THEME = 'bootswatch-paper'

Continue reading in our detailed documentation at

Code and contribution

The code is open source and released under the ISC License (ISCL). It is available on Gitlab and follows the guidelines about Semantic Versioning for transparency within the release cycle and backward compatibility whenever possible.

All contributions are welcome, whether bug reports, code contributions and reviews, documentation or feature requests.

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