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Get Started With HTML5 Boilerplate

by Chris Reynolds

HTML5 Boilerplate is a professional front-end template for building web applications or sites. It's chock-full of cross-browser compatibility features, CSS resets, base styles, and optional server configs to give your project the best possible start.

What you'll learn

When you start a new project, it's unlikely you start with a blank HTML file. You probably have some kind of starting template, or your IDE builds a rough file with some elements preloaded. That's what HTML5 Boilerplate is: a starter template to use on all your projects. HTML5 Boilerplate is built and used by some of the most respected names in the industry, and is packed full of standards-compliant and browser-friendly code to make sure that all of your projects get off on the right foot.

About the author

Chris Reynolds is a WordPress developer for WebDevStudios and has been a freelance web designer and developer specializing in WordPress since 2007. He has spoken at WordCamp Salt Lake City and WordPress SLC meetups, and has submitted plugins and themes to the WordPress.org repository. When he’s not writing code or making videos, he makes electronic music and cheers for Real Salt Lake.

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