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Ian Friedel
Ian Friedel
3,017 Points

I have a website built with bootstrap full complete. Is there a tutorial on how to get it published through wordpress?

I have the site completely done I am just looking for a way to upload it to a hosting site or wordpress.

6 Answers

Ian,

I may not understand your goal, but--do you mean you styled a WordPress theme with Bootstrap? That's the only way I know of to "publish" a Boostrap site on the WordPress platform.

Ian Friedel
Ian Friedel
3,017 Points

No I built a website from scratch using bootstrap and now I am unsure of how to publish it with wordpress.

Ah. Unfortunately, the way you've done it won't work. You need to style a theme (or, create a theme and then style it) with Bootstrap styles. You can't simply "build a Bootstrap site and publish it with WordPress".

Take a look at Zac Gordon's quick Treehouse course on how to use Bootstrap with WordPress. It should explain all of this. http://teamtreehouse.com/library/from-bootstrap-to-wordpress

Ian Friedel
Ian Friedel
3,017 Points

Thanks Will and James I will start this track!

Stephen O'Connor
Stephen O'Connor
22,291 Points

WordPress is a content management system, that is different to a hosting account. A content management system is used to build a website so the client (or you) can update certain things on that site easily (content, images, events etc), a hosting account is an account that gives you access to a server to allow you to upload your files so people can see them online. You can marry the two and put a WordPress built site on a server but you will need to have built the site in WordPress first, this would usually be done by creating your own theme.

There is a course on here on how to build a WordPress theme and also how to build a WordPress theme with Bootstrap, but I'd imagine you will need to make a fair few changes to your site to be able to integrate it with WordPress, if that is indeed what you are looking to do?