Customizing Bootstrap's LESS according to our needs

As we work with Bootstrap's LESS files, we'll exert considerable control over them, including the following:

  • Organizing our less folder to give us flexibility and freedom to accomplish what we need, while making future maintenance easier
  • Customizing several LESS files provided by Bootstrap
  • Creating a few custom LESS files of our own
  • Incorporating a larger set of font-based icons in our site assets, doubling the number of available icons, and providing the icons that we need for our social media links

In other words, we'll be doing more than merely learning and applying Bootstrap's conventions. We'll be bending them to our will.

In this chapter's exercise files, open the less directory. Inside, you ...

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