Using a theme is as easy as downloading a CSS file and replacing the one that comes with Bootstrap.
git clone https://github.com/thomaspark/bootswatch.git
bootswatch.less in one of the theme directories, or create your own in
grunt swatch:[theme] to build the CSS for a theme, e.g.,
grunt swatch:amelia for Amelia. Or type
grunt swatch to build them all at once. To have
grunt available in the command line, install
grunt-cli as described on the Grunt Getting Started page.
Here are additional tips for customizing Bootstrap.
You can use the API to integrate the themes with your platform. Send your request to:
This returns the
version and a
themes array with the following properties:
Here's a demo with mustache.js templating.
Drag Bootswatchlet into your bookmarks bar, and use it on Bootstrap-based sites to see how they'd look with a theme.
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