HTML5 Boilerplate is a professional front-end template for building fast, robust, and adaptable web apps or sites.
This project is the product of over 10 years of iterative development and community knowledge. It does not impose a specific development philosophy or framework, so you're free to architect your code in the way that you want.
- Homepage: https://html5boilerplate.com/
- Source: https://github.com/h5bp/html5-boilerplate
- Twitter: @h5bp
Choose one of the following options:
Download the latest stable release from html5boilerplate.com. This zip file is a snapshot of the
distfolder. On Windows, Mac and from the file manager on Linux unzipping this folder will output to a folder named something like
html5-boilerplate_v7.3.0. From the command line will need to create a folder and unzip the contents into that folder.
mkdir html5-boilerplate unzip html5-boilerplate*.zip -d html5-boilerplate
Clone the git repo —
git clone https://github.com/h5bp/html5-boilerplate.git- and checkout the tagged release you'd like to use. The
distfolder represents the latest version of the project for end users.
Install with npm:
npm install html5-boilerplateor yarn:
yarn add html5-boilerplate. The resulting
node_modules/html5-boilerplate/distfolder represents the latest version of the project for end users. Depending on what you want to use and how you want to use it, you may have to copy and paste the contents of that folder into your project directory.
Using the create-html5-boilerplate script, instantly fetch the latest npm published package (or any version available on npm) with
yarn createwithout having to install any dependencies. Running the following
npxcommand installs the latest version into a folder called
npx create-html5-boilerplate new-site cd new-site npm install npm run start
Using our new Template Repository create a new GitHub repository based on the latest code from the main branch of HTML5 Boilerplate.
- A finely-tuned starter template. Reap the benefits of 10 years of analysis, research and experimentation by over 200 contributors.
- Designed with progressive enhancement in mind.
- Placeholder Open Graph elements and attributes.
- An example package.json file with WebPack commands built in to jumpstart application development
- Placeholder CSS Media Queries.
- Useful CSS helper classes.
- Default print styles, performance optimized.
- Protection against any stray
- "Delete-key friendly." Easy to strip out parts you don't need.
- Extensive documentation.
HTML5-Boilerplate supports the latest, stable releases of all major browsers.
"browserslist": [ "> 0.5%", "last 2 versions", "Firefox ESR", "not dead", "IE 11" ],
Take a look at the documentation table of contents. This documentation is bundled with the project which makes it available for offline reading and provides a useful starting point for any documentation you want to write about your project.
The code is available under the MIT license.