Installation


Manual installation (zip package)

Step 1

Download MDB 4 jQuery Free or MDB 4 jQuery Pro package

MDB 4 jQuery Free download

Step 2

Unzip downloaded package and open it in the code editor

Step 3

Explore our documentation (menu on the left). Choose components you like, copy it to your project and compose your website. And yes, it's that simple!

Note: Manual installation with a .zip package is the easiest way, but many useful features are not available there.
To use the full potential of MDB and all available options, we recommend installation through MDB CLI.


MDB CLI

CLI installation is the most efficient way to use MDB. It enables options such as:

  • Free hosting (supports custom domains, SSL, FTP access)
  • Install any MDB package with a single command
  • Easy updates with a single command
  • Backend starter templates (Laravel, plain PHP, node.js & more)
  • WordPress setup in 3 minutes (blog, ecommerce or blank project)
  • Git repository for you and your team
Install MDB CLI

GitHub

You can also download MDB 4 directly from our GitHub.

If you like - please do not forget to support us with your star :)

MDB 4 jQuery GitHub

NPM

Prerequisites

Before starting project make sure to install Node LTS (9.x.x or higher recommended).

Step 1

To install MDB UI KIT in your project easily type the following command in terminal:

        
            
            npm i mdbootstrap
          
        
    

Step 2

Open the project in the code editor.

Step 3

Create index.html file.

Step 4

Import styles inside <head></head> section:

        
            
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://use.fontawesome.com/releases/v5.11.2/css/all.css">
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Roboto:300,400,500,700&display=swap">
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="node_modules/mdbootstrap/css/bootstrap.min.css">
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="node_modules/mdbootstrap/css/mdb.min.css">
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="node_modules/mdbootstrap/css/style.css">
          
        
    

Step 5

Inside <body></body> section import JavaScript:

        
            
            <script type="text/javascript" src="node_modules/mdbootstrap/js/jquery.min.js"></script>
            <script type="text/javascript" src="node_modules/mdbootstrap/js/popper.min.js"></script>
            <script type="text/javascript" src="node_modules/mdbootstrap/js/bootstrap.min.js"></script>
            <script type="text/javascript" src="node_modules/mdbootstrap/js/mdb.min.js"></script>
          
        
    

Step 6

Open index.html on your web browser.

Prerequisites

Before starting project make sure to install Node LTS (9.x.x or higher recommended).

Step 1

Create new folder for your project and install MDB Free:

        
            
            npm i mdbootstrap
          
        
    

Step 2

Open the project in the code editor.

Step 3

Generate new GitLab token (see token generation section)

Step 4

Use generated token to install MDB Pro package:

        
            
            npm install git+https://oauth2:YOUR_TOKEN_GOES_HERE@git.mdbootstrap.com/mdb/jquery/jq-pro.git --save
          
        
    

Step 5

Create index.html file.

Step 6

Import styles inside <head></head> section:

        
            
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://use.fontawesome.com/releases/v5.11.2/css/all.css">
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Roboto:300,400,500,700&display=swap">
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="node_modules/mdbootstrap/css/bootstrap.min.css">
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="node_modules/mdbootstrap/css/mdb.min.css">
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="node_modules/mdbootstrap/css/style.css">
          
        
    

Step 7

Inside <body></body> section import JavaScript:

        
            
            <script type="text/javascript" src="node_modules/mdbootstrap/js/jquery.min.js"></script>
            <script type="text/javascript" src="node_modules/mdbootstrap/js/popper.min.js"></script>
            <script type="text/javascript" src="node_modules/mdbootstrap/js/bootstrap.min.js"></script>
            <script type="text/javascript" src="node_modules/mdbootstrap/js/mdb.min.js"></script>
          
        
    

Step 8

Open index.html on your web browser.


CDN

If you are looking for MDB Free and prefer use CDN than install or download package feel free to visit: https://mdbootstrap.com/docs/b4/jquery/getting-started/cdn/


Token generation

Step 1

Visit https://git.mdbootstrap.com and log in. If you are a PRO user, you should receive an email (from GitLab) with an activation link, after purchase (please check your spam folder as well). This email is send to the email address used for billing.

Step 2

From top right corner click at your avatar and choose "Setting → Access Tokens."

Step 3

Provide a Name for your token and choose "api" from scopes. Then click "Create personal access token"

add token

Step 4

Once your token will be generated make sure to copy it and store in safe place. You won't be able to access it again. In case of lose, you will have to generate new token again.

token

Plugin installation

Step 1

Import plugin styles inside <head></head> section (after the mdb.css styles):

        
             
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://use.fontawesome.com/releases/v5.11.2/css/all.css">
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Roboto:300,400,500,700&display=swap">
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/bootstrap.min.css">
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/mdb.min.css">
            <!-- Plugin file -->
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="./css/addons/datatables.min.css">
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/style.css">
          
        
    

Step 2

Before closing <body></body> tag import JavaScript file:

        
            
            <script type="text/javascript" src="js/jquery.min.js"></script>
            <script type="text/javascript" src="js/popper.min.js"></script>
            <script type="text/javascript" src="js/bootstrap.min.js"></script>
            <script type="text/javascript" src="js/mdb.min.js"></script>
            <!-- Plugin file -->
            <script src="./js/addons/datatables.min.js"></script>
          
        
    

Step 3

Initialize (if required) component inside custom <script></script> tags.

        
             
            <script>
              $(document).ready(function () {
                $('#dtBasicExample').DataTable();
                $('.dataTables_length').addClass('bs-select');
              });
            </script>
          
        
    

Step 1

Import plugin styles inside <head></head> section (after the mdb.css styles):

        
             
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://use.fontawesome.com/releases/v5.11.2/css/all.css">
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Roboto:300,400,500,700&display=swap">
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/bootstrap.min.css">
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/mdb.min.css">
            <!-- Plugin file -->
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="./css/addons-pro/multi-range.min.css">
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/style.css">
          
        
    

Step 2

Before closing <body></body> tag import JavaScript file:

        
             
            <script type="text/javascript" src="js/jquery.min.js"></script>
            <script type="text/javascript" src="js/popper.min.js"></script>
            <script type="text/javascript" src="js/bootstrap.min.js"></script>
            <script type="text/javascript" src="js/mdb.min.js"></script>
            <!-- Plugin file -->
            <script src="./js/addons-pro/multi-range.min.js"></script>
          
        
    

Step 3

Initialize (if required) component inside custom <script></script> tags.

        
             
            <script>
              $(document).ready(function () {
                $('#multi').mdbRange({
                  single: {
                    active: true,
                    multi: {
                      active: true,
                      rangeLength: 1
                    },
                  }
                });
              });
            </script>
          
        
    

Step 1

Visit MDB site and choose premium plugin.

Step 2

Buy product you are interested in.

Step 3

From top right corner click at your avatar and choose "Orders".

Step 4

Download plugin package.

Step 5

Unzip downloaded file and copy them into your project directory.

Step 6

Import plugin styles inside <head></head> section (after the mdb.css styles).

        
            
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://use.fontawesome.com/releases/v5.11.2/css/all.css">
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Roboto:300,400,500,700&display=swap">
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/bootstrap.min.css">
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/mdb.min.css">
            <!-- Plugin file -->
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="./css/mdb-carousel-3d.min.css">
            <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/style.css">
            
        
    

Step 7

Before closing <body></body> tag import JavaScript file:

        
            
            <script type="text/javascript" src="js/jquery.min.js"></script>
            <script type="text/javascript" src="js/popper.min.js"></script>
            <script type="text/javascript" src="js/bootstrap.min.js"></script>
            <script type="text/javascript" src="js/mdb.min.js"></script>
            <!-- Plugin file -->
            <script src="./js/mdb-carousel-3d.min.js"></script>
          
        
    

Step 8

Initialize (if required) component inside custom <script></script> tags.

        
            
            <script>
              $(document).ready(function () {
                $('.carousel-3d-basic').mdbCarousel3d();
              });
            </script>
          
        
    


Installation guide for the specific plugin is available in the plugin documentation.

List of all plugins can be found in the plugins and addons section.