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Using pure Bootstrap in React

To start, I understand that React Bootstrap exists. I wanted to find the simplest way to use bootstrap in a React Application without React Bootstrap.

Let's start by creating the react app with create-react-app so that we're all on the same page. In public/index.html, we need to add some code. Right before the closing </head> tag, add the following CSS:

Right before the closing </body> tag, add the following scripts:

Save and close index.html. Open App.js and delete everything inside the return(). We're going to be just adding a navigation there for testing. If you're working on your own application, do not delete everything inside your return().

Navigate to the Bootstrap example page:

Right click on it and View Page Source. The <nav> tag starts right after the <body> tag. Copy everything inside <nav>...</nav>, including the <nav> tags themselves. Paste the content inside your return statement. There will be some changes that need to occur before we're ready test.

  • First, change each class attribute to className
  • Second, inside the <form> there is an <input>. The input needs to be self-closed: <input ... />

That's it.

Test to make sure that everything works (npm start). The dropdown and mobile menus should work as well.


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