Friday, October 04, 2013

Introduction to HTML5 Boilerplate

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The web’s most popular front-end template

HTML5 Boilerplate helps you build fast, robust, and adaptable web apps or sites. Kick-start your project with the combined knowledge and effort of 100s of developers, all in one little package.




Save time. Create with confidence.

Analytics, icons, and more

A lean, mobile-friendly HTML template; optimized Google Analytics snippet; placeholder touch-device icons; and docs covering dozens of extra tips and tricks.

Normalize.css and helpers

Includes Normalize.css v1 — a modern, HTML5-ready alternative to CSS resets — and further base styles, helpers, media queries, and print styles.

jQuery and Modernizr

Get the latest minified versions of two best-of-breed libraries: jQuery (via Google’s CDN, with local fallback) and the Modernizr feature detection library.

High performance

Apache settings to help you deliver excellent site performance. We independently maintain server configs, a node build script, and an ant build script.

Who uses HTML5 Boilerplate?