DEV Community

Cover image for Bootstrap 5 Text
MD Bootstrap
MD Bootstrap

Posted on

Bootstrap 5 Text

What are Bootstrap Text?

Documentation and examples for common text utilities to control alignment, wrapping, weight, and more.


Installation

Manual installation (zip package)

To take advantage of our Bootstrap images component and use them in your project, you first need to install the MDB 5 Free package


MDB CLI

Watch our Quick Start Tutorial to discover and use the full potential of MDB 5 and MDB CLI


NPM

Prerequisites

Before starting the project make sure to install Node LTS (12.x.x recommended).

Installation

To install MDB UI KIT in your project easily type the following command in the terminal:

npm i mdb-ui-kit 
Enter fullscreen mode Exit fullscreen mode
Importing JS modules

You can import the entire library or just individual modules:

import * as mdb from 'mdb-ui-kit'; // lib
import { Input } from 'mdb-ui-kit'; // module 
Enter fullscreen mode Exit fullscreen mode
Importing CSS file

To import MDB stylesheet please use the following syntax:

@import '~mdb-ui-kit/css/mdb.min.css'; 
Enter fullscreen mode Exit fullscreen mode
Importing SCSS modules

You can also import individual SCSS modules. To do it properly, we recommend to copy them from the node_modules/mdb-ui-kit/src/scss location directly to your project and import in the same way as CSS files.

Webpack integration

You can significantly speed up the process of creating a new project based on Webpack using our Starter.


CDN

Installation via CDN is one of the easiest methods of integrating MDB UI KIT with your project. Just copy the latest compiled JS script tag and CSS link tag from cdnjs to the application.

Don't forget to add also Font Awesome and Roboto font if you need. Here's an example code:

CSS
<!-- Font Awesome -->
<link
  href="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/font-awesome/5.15.1/css/all.min.css"
  rel="stylesheet"
/>
<!-- Google Fonts -->
<link
  href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Roboto:300,400,500,700&display=swap"
  rel="stylesheet"
/>
<!-- MDB -->
<link
  href="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/mdb-ui-kit/3.3.0/mdb.min.css"
  rel="stylesheet"
/>
Enter fullscreen mode Exit fullscreen mode
JS
<!-- MDB -->
<script
  type="text/javascript"
  src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/mdb-ui-kit/3.3.0/mdb.min.js"
></script>
Enter fullscreen mode Exit fullscreen mode

Customization

Text alignment

Easily realign text to components with text alignment classes. For left, right, and center alignment, responsive classes are available that use the same viewport width breakpoints as the grid system.

HTML

``html

Left aligned text on all viewport sizes.

Center aligned text on all viewport sizes.

Right aligned text on all viewport sizes.

Left aligned text on viewports sized SM (small) or wider.

Left aligned text on viewports sized MD (medium) or wider.

Left aligned text on viewports sized LG (large) or wider.

Left aligned text on viewports sized XL (extra-large) or wider.

`


Text wrapping and overflow

Wrap text with a .text-wrap class.

HTML

`html

This text should wrap.

`

Prevent text from wrapping with a .text-nowrap class.

HTML

`html

This text should overflow the parent.

`

You can see more customization examples on the ๐Ÿ“„ Text documentation page


Crucial Resources

Here are the resources that we have prepared to help you work with this component:

  1. Read ๐Ÿ“„ Text documentation page <-- start here
  2. In to get the most out of your project, you should also get acquainted with other Utilities options related to Text. See the section below to find the list of them.
  3. You can use Utilities in ๐Ÿ“ฅ Starter Bootstrap 5 templates
  4. Templates are a part of ๐Ÿ“ฆ Free UI Kit for Bootstrap 5
  5. After finishing the project you can publish it with CLI in order to receive ๐Ÿ’ฝ Free hosting (beta)

Related Utilities options & features


Learn Bootstrap 5 in 1.5H


Additional resources

Learn web development with our learning roadmap:
๐ŸŽ“ Start Learning

Join our mailing list & receive exclusive resources for developers
๐ŸŽ Get gifts

Join our private FB group for inspiration & community experience
๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ Ask to join

Support creation of open-source packages with a STAR on GitHub
GitHub Stars

Discussion (0)