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Bootstrap support for Django projects

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Write Django as usual, and let django-bootstrap4 make template output into Bootstrap 4 code.


The goal of this project is to seamlessly blend Python, Django and Bootstrap 4.



The full documentation is at


  1. Install using pip:

    pip install django-bootstrap4

    Alternatively, you can install download or clone this repo and call pip install -e ..

  2. Add to INSTALLED_APPS in your


  3. In your templates, load the bootstrap4 library and use the bootstrap_* tags:

Example template

{% load bootstrap4 %}

{# Display a form #}

<form action="/url/to/submit/" method="post" class="form">
    {% csrf_token %}
    {% bootstrap_form form %}
    {% buttons %}
        <button type="submit" class="btn btn-primary">Submit</button>
    {% endbuttons %}


A demo app is provided in demo. You can run it from your virtualenv with python runserver.

Bugs and suggestions

If you have found a bug or if you have a request for additional functionality, please use the issue tracker on GitHub.


You can use this under BSD-3-Clause. See LICENSE file for details.


Developed and maintained by Zostera.

Original author & Development lead: Dylan Verheul.

Thanks to everybody that has contributed pull requests, ideas, issues, comments and kind words.

Please see AUTHORS.rst for a list of contributors.


0.0.7 (2018-08-22)

  • Improve alert accessibility (#93)

  • Add a new widget: RadioSelectButtonGroup (#103)

  • Several fixes and improvements to HTML rendering

  • Switch to explicit Travis tests

  • Upgrade Bootstrap to 4.1.1

  • Upgrade jQuery to 3.3.1

  • Upgrade Popper to 1.14.3

  • Fixed bootstrap4.html to add jQuery per setting ‘include_jquery’ [False|True|’full’|’slim’]

  • Adopt Black formatting, see

0.0.6 (2018-02-14)

  • Change form help text element from div to small (#60)

  • Upgrade Bootstrap to 4.0.0 (#66)

0.0.5 (2018-01-03)

  • Drop develop branch, work with master and feature branches

  • Clean up history file

  • Upgrade Bootstrap to 4.0.0-beta.3

  • Use col-4 rather than col-xs-4 (#54)

  • Added pagination alignment options (#56)

  • Fixed form field errors and help texts (#39)

  • Use django language if USE_I18N=True (#53)

0.0.4 (2017-10-26)

  • Upgrade Bootstrap to 4.0.0-beta.2

  • Fix settings, tags and tests for remote JS and CSS

0.0.3 (2017-09-24)

  • Upgraded bootstrap4 to the beta version

0.0.2 (2017-09-06, not released on PyPI)

  • Upgraded jQuery version from CDN to 3.2.1 (#17)

  • Added proper pagination layout classes (#19)

0.0.1 (2017-06-04)

  • First release

Unreleased (2017-04-25)

  • Remove bootstrap_icon, BS4 no longer has default icons.

  • Various changes to get from 3 to 4, started MIGRATE.rst.

  • Started django-bootstrap4 based on django-bootstrap3.

  • Thanks everybody that contributed to django-bootstrap3!

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