5 tools for editing Bootstrap UI

Bootstrap is a collection of tools and resources that offers fast and easy front-end web development mechanism. It’s one of the most popular frameworks used to develop responsive sites. Bootstrap has a big library of plugins, components and tools to edit your site’s UI easily. In this post, I’ll tell you about 5 Bootstrap UI editors.

1. Jetstrap

Jetstrap is a 100% web-based Bootstrap editing tool for developing applications and prototypes rapidly. You can utilize its powerful drag-and-drop features to design a site’s front end. After signing up to the service, you will get a dashboard with a collection of built-in components like buttons, image attachments, pagination, forms and many more. Just drag and drop whichever you need and then customize. You can also see the output with a single click on its ‘Test’ button.

Price: Packages start from $16 per month and go up to $99 per month.

2. Layoutit!

Layoutit is another UI editor that offers three base templates to start with. Select a sample template from there and edit that with drag-and-drop components. You can check preview in the middle of editing. Finally download the work as a .zip file which contains the directory structure, LESS, CSS and JS. It also provides an option to get the .html file only.

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Price: Free.

3. BootTheme

BootTheme is a web app that you can use to design web pages, mockups and web apps. It provides drag-and-drop functionalities along with an online code editor to work with HTML, CSS and JavaScript. After designing a page or app, you can get its Bootstrap theme by using the BootTheme theme generator. And yes, BootTheme editor shows live preview of what you design or code. You can also choose whether to see the preview for mobile, tablet or desktop screen.

Price: Packages start from free and go up to $19 per month.

4. Bootply

Bootply is a Bootstrap editor and builder that claims to be “a complete” set of tools for editing HTML, CSS and JavaScript with live preview. The service is integrated with several commonly used Bootstrap plugins, frameworks and micro-libraries. Some of these tools are FontAwesome, Bootstrap Select, AngularJS, Isotope etc. On Bootply, you can use drag-and-drop tools and code editor interface to design a web page. There is a collection of built-in templates available for customization.

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Price: Free.

5. Bootui

Bootui is a standalone desktop tool to edit and design Bootstrap templates. The software can be used offline which is available for Windows and Mac computers. A GNU/Linux version of the app is in the pipeline. Its a visual editor where you wouldn’t need to deal with HTML, CSS coding. Just double-click on the target element, edit and save. You will get lots of ready-made responsive templates to customize. On-demand templates are also available for those who purchases the app.

Price: Free trial and $49.95 – $100 to buy the software.

I hope you will find this post useful in Bootstrap development. More interesting stuffs are coming in future. See you. Thanks for reading.

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