Join Jen Kramer for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up the working environment, part of Bootstrap 2: Adding Interactivity to Your Site.
Before we get started building these cool, interactive widgets and things …inside of Bootstrap. The first thing we need to do is make …sure we've got Bootstrap downloaded, we've got jQuery downloaded, we've got …our files and folders configured and ready to go on our desktop. …Right now, on my desktop, what I've got is my Exercise Files folder, which I've …copied down and placed there. The next thing I'm going to do is come to …Bootstrap, and I'm just simply going to download Bootstrap, and I'm just going to …go ahead and open that in its zipped format when I download it.…
- Setting up your working environment
- Planning the thumbnail gallery
- Creating modal windows
- Creating an image carousel
- Linking images and adding captions
- Changing the carousel rotation
- Laying out and styling a contact form
Skill Level Beginner
Q: I am trying to create the image carousels shown in this course, and they are not functioning properly. The custom.css file seems to be missing from the exercise files and I think this is the reason. Can you provide it?
<div>A: custom.css isn't created until the carousel indicators are added. However, these styles have to do with the way the indicators look, and nothinghas to do with the way the carousel functions.</div><div> </div><div>Are you sure you're working with Bootstrap 2.x? You download that from here:
<a target="_blank" href="http://getbootstrap.com/2.3.2/">http://getbootstrap.com/2.3.2/</a>. The carousel changed radically between Bootstrap 2.x and Bootstrap 3, and this course might not work with version 3.</div>