BootstrapForEmail

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BootstrapForEmail

Bootstrap Template for HTML Email

Overview

The Bootstrap Template for HTML Email is a tool that allows companies to create branded emails using the Bootstrap front-end framework. It is a subset of Bootstrap styles that are compatible with email clients and can be sent out easily. This tool is designed for companies using Bootstrap on their web applications who also want to send out visually consistent emails. It does not include any JavaScript functionality, making it suitable for running through Premailer before sending.

Features

  • Subset of Bootstrap styles: The template includes a subset of the Bootstrap styles that can be displayed in an email, allowing for consistent branding.
  • Compatibility with email clients: The styles used in the template are optimized for various email clients, ensuring that the emails appear as intended to the recipients.
  • Integration with Bootstrap: The template can be easily integrated with existing Bootstrap LESS files, making it convenient for companies already using Bootstrap in their web applications.
  • Pre-baked output: For users who don't want to modify the template, there is a pre-baked output available that can be used directly.
  • Visual concepts from Bootstrap samples: The template includes visual concepts from the Bootstrap samples, allowing for visually appealing emails.
  • Bug tracker: Users can report any issues they encounter with the template through the bug tracker on GitHub.
  • Twitter account: Users can stay up to date with announcements and more by following AdvancedREI on Twitter.
  • Dev Blog: The AdvancedREI Dev Blog provides more detailed announcements, discussions, and information about the Bootstrap Template for HTML Email.

Installation

To install the Bootstrap Template for HTML Email, follow these steps:

  1. Clone the repository using the command git clone git://github.com/advancedrei/BootstrapForEmail.git, or download the latest release.
  2. Drop the downloaded files into the directory containing your Bootstrap LESS files. The template will automatically pick up the proper @imports.
  3. Alternatively, you can use the pre-baked output file if you do not wish to modify the template.
  4. There is also a template.html file in the root that uses the visual concepts from the Bootstrap samples, replicated in HTML 4.01.

Summary

The Bootstrap Template for HTML Email allows companies to create branded emails using the popular Bootstrap front-end framework. It provides a subset of Bootstrap styles optimized for email clients, allowing for visually consistent and appealing emails. The template can be easily integrated with existing Bootstrap LESS files and also includes a pre-baked output for convenience. With bug tracking and regular updates through Twitter and the Dev Blog, users can stay up to date and report any issues they encounter.