A plugin to add Twitter Bootstrap to your Jekyll site

Jekyll Bootstrap Sass

A plugin to add the Twitter Bootstrap framework to your Jekyll site.


Add the following to your site's Gemfile:

gem 'jekyll-bootstrap-sass'

And add the following to your site's _config.yml file:

  - jekyll-bootstrap-sass


Create a .scss file (e.g., assets/style.scss), with the following:


@import 'bootstrap';

// (Your custom CSS Here)

When your site is built, Jekyll will automatically add the Bootstrap framework before it renders your site's css. In the above example, the resulting file would be assets/style.css with Bootstrap's CSS followed by your own.


By default, Jekyll Bootstrap SaSS will simply make the @import 'bootstrap'; directive available to your custom stylesheets so that you can more easily include Bootstrap's CSS.

If you would like to use Bootstrap's static assets (e.g., fonts, javascripts), you'll need to add the following to your site's _config.yml:

  assets: true

This will create /assets/fonts/bootstrap and assets/javascripts/bootstrap folders in the generated site, which you can include in your site's header as you would any other javascript file or font.

If font's aren't loading properly, you may need to add the following before the import directive:

$icon-font-path: "{{ site.github.url }}/assets/fonts/bootstrap";

Specifying the Bootstrap version

Jekyll-bootstrap-sass relies on official bootstrap-sass Ruby gem. To specify the version of Bootstrap used, simply specify the bootstrap-sass gem version in your Gemfile.

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