Building A Yii2 Basic App Using Bootstrap 4

Bootstrap 4 I believe is the next step in the evolution of Yii 2 and I believe will become the norm as we transition to Yii 3.  I’m assuming that you have a firm grasp of setting up a Yii Basic application.

This is not a beginner’s level Howto and you should be clear that mixing Bootstrap 3 and Bootstrap 4 is currently not possible because of the overlap between the two.  

When you are selecting other extensions you will need to take care that they can handle the new environment.   You’ll find that the “Krajee Yii Extensions” website is a good starting point.

We also to not tackle the testing process and plan to leave Codeception for another time. 

The plan is to take Yii’s basic application from the start and up with the app fully converted to use Bootstrap 4.  It is not recommended that you attempt to convert an existing application as managing the resources can become very difficult.

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