Sunday, November 23, 2014

Bootstrap CSS templating in Grails.

There are three ways of integrating Bootstrap CSS templating to Grails.

1. Using twitter bootstrap plugin
2. Using kick start bootstrap plugin
3. Manually downloading boostrap source files from and putting the files in grails-app/assets (for Grails 2.4.3 and above) or in web-app/css and web-app/js folders

There is one good blog post about using bootstrap as a default template by Iraklis at (althought the blog entry is old)
Another video by Joe Rinehart explains how to integrate Twitter Bootstrap into a Grails application (can be found at

The github project of twitter-boostrap plugin at is also a good help.

You can also look at my simple blogging system developed in grails which uses Bootstrap 3 at