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27 new Responsive Bootstrap 3 Content Design Templates

We just released a brand new set of content templates, optimized for DNN Bootstrap 3 themes (skins). Now, both layout and content will look great!

We invested 4 weeks work into this new content-package and it's great both to just get sites up and running in minutes, but also as a starter-kit for further customizations. 

What's in the package

  1. Four (7) well planned and labeled content types
  2. Twentyseven (27) well designed Bootstrap 3 templates to visualize this as needed, all of them documented and screen-shot in its own wiki
  3. Best practices implementation with Bootstrap 3, SASS, Razor, sub-templates, Gulp, and more - great for learning and for building upon
  4. Full  versioned source code on GitHub and a wiki with technical documentation
  5. Everything is in English and German, easy to customize to your language. If you do localize it, we would appreciate a copy so we can include it in future distributions.

Peek into the brand new designed parts

    27 templates show the content types. And each edit dialog is configured to be optimal for each situation, and has notes, hints and explanations. Various helpers like GPS-Pickers or automatic icon generation based on link type make life very easy.

    Note that this blog doesn't support galleries, so you'll have to browse it in the original post:

    click here to browse gallery

      Installation Instructions

      The installation is fully automatic, because the bootstrap-templates are now the recommended package on every new portal. So from now on whenever you create a new portal with 2sxc, you'll be presented with this choice: 

      In case you already configured the content and want to install it manually, you can just download the latest release from github and install it manually.

        Help make it better

        This is a community effort and we're happy to have made the initial move. Now we need your help - here's how you can contribute:

        1. help translate the content-type names, field-names, instruction etc. into other languages, so we can add that to the default installation
        2. help create similar starting packages for other frameworks - like foundatio, ionic etc.
        3. spread the work - make websites sexy ;)

        Love from Switzerland,
        Daniel, Pascal, Reto & Raphael


        Daniel Mettler grew up in the jungles of Indonesia and is founder and CEO of 2sic internet solutions in Switzerland and Liechtenstein, an 20-head web specialist with over 800 DNN projects since 1999. He is also chief architect of 2sxc (see forge), an open source module for creating attractive content and DNN Apps.



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        Daniel Mettler learned programming with the bible translation computer of his parents, deep in the jungles of Indonesia. Since he was only 12 years old at that time and the BIOS only had a version of BASICA, that's what got him started. With 16 he went back to Switzerland and learned German and basic city-survival skills. Equipped with this know-how he founded 2sic internet solutions in 1999 which was focused on web solutions on the Microsoft platform. After a few self-developed CMSs 2sic switched to DNN in 2003 and has been one of the largest partners (17 employees, 700+ projects) in Europe. Daniel is also the chief architect behind the open source 2sxc, a strong promoter of standardization (boostrap, patterns, AngularJS, checklists, etc.) and loves to eat anything - dead or alive. His motto: if the natives eat it, it game.
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