Get the lowdown on the key pieces of Bootstrap's infrastructure, including our approach to better, faster, stronger web development.
To ensure proper rendering and touch zooming, add the viewport meta tag to your to the viewport meta tag.
This disables zooming, meaning users are only able to scroll, and results in your site feeling a bit more like a native application.
Overall, we don't recommend this on every site, so use caution! For improved cross-browser rendering, we use Normalize.css, a project by Nicolas Gallagher and Jonathan Neal.
Bootstrap requires a containing element to wrap site contents and house our grid system.
We use these to generate the predefined grid classes documented above, as well as for the custom mixins listed below.
You can modify the variables to your own custom values, or just use the mixins with their default values.
Here's an example of using the default settings to create a two-column layout with a gap between.
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You may choose one of two containers to use in your projects.