HTML5 Boilerplate

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HTML5 Boilerplate is a professional front-end template for building fast,
robust, and adaptable web apps or sites.

This project is the product of many years of iterative development and combined
community knowledge. It does not impose a specific development philosophy or
framework, so you're free to architect your code in the way that you want.

Quick start

Choose one of the following options:

  1. Download the latest stable release from or a custom build from
  2. Clone the git repo — git clone <br /> - and checkout the tagged
    you'd like to


HTML5 Boilerplate v4 provides legacy browser
(IE 6+, Firefox
3.6+, Safari 4+), but is no longer actively developed.


Take a look at the documentation table of contents. This
documentation is bundled with the project, which makes it readily available for
offline reading and provides a useful starting point for any documentation you
want to write about your project.


Anyone and everyone is welcome to contribute. Hundreds of
developers have helped make the HTML5 Boilerplate what it is today.