Latest News & Summary Bootstrap 5 First Alpha (What’s New)
. Enhanced Grid System
. Enhanced Documentation
. New APIs Available
. JQuery has been removed
. Enhanced Modularity
. Improved Form
. New Font Responsive
. New Utilities and Helpers
. Easier Customization Theming
. Lighter Package
. Support for Drop Internet Explorer 10 and 11
Why was jQuery removed from Bootstrap 5?
Mark Otto, the founder of Bootstrap has written:
Bootstrap is no longer reliant on jQuery “We’re sharpening our emphasis on creating more future-friendly resources and while we’re still not completely there,
Due to advancements in front-end development software and browser support, we can now remove jQuery as a dependency, but you will never find anything else.
No doubt fewer dependencies and stronger APIs sound good for us.”
◆ Improved customizing docs
BOotstrap5 hunkered in many places and strengthened our documentation, providing more clarity, eliminating uncertainty,
And giving even more support for Bootstrap extension. It all begins with a whole new segment on Customizing.
◆ New look and feel
Team bootstrap built on the improvements to our Docs homepage in v4.5.0 with an updated look and feel for the rest of our documents. Our document pages are no longer full-width to improve readability and make our website feel less. We’ve also Modified our sidebar to use expandable parts (powered by our own Collapse plugin) to navigate more quickly.
◆ CSS custom properties
With the end of Internet Explorer support, custom CSS properties are now available. Up to version 4, there are only a few variables related to colors and fonts.
Even then, some elements and layout options are available & can be specified by variables in version 5.
For example, in version 5, you can use CSS custom properties to set table elements
// Styles here…
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