Bootstrap support for Django projects



The full documentation is at


  1. Install using pip:

    pip install django-bootstrap3

    Alternatively, you can install download or clone this repo and call pip install -e ..

  2. Add to INSTALLED_APPS in your


  3. In your templates, load the bootstrap3 library and use the bootstrap_* tags:

    {% load bootstrap3 %}
    {# Load CSS and JavaScript #}
    {% bootstrap_css %}
    {% bootstrap_javascript %}
    {# Display django.contrib.messages as Bootstrap alerts #}
    {% bootstrap_messages %}
    {# Display a form #}
    <form action="/url/to/submit/" method="post" class="form">
        {% csrf_token %}
        {% bootstrap_form form %}
        {% buttons %}
            <button type="submit" class="btn btn-primary">
                {% bootstrap_icon "star" %} Submit
        {% endbuttons %}


Define your forms in Django, use django-bootstrap3 to render them in Bootstrap. That’s the dream.


  • Python 2.6, 2.7 and 3.3
  • Django >= 1.4

Contributions and pull requests for other Django and Python versions are welcome.

Bugs and requests

If you have found a bug or if you have a request for additional functionality, please use the issue tracker on GitHub.


You can use this under Apache 2.0. See LICENSE file for details.


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