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Bootstrap 5 beta 3 was released on March 22, 2021.
Bootstrap 5 beta 2 was released on February 10, 2021.
Bootstrap 5 beta 1 was released on December 7, 2020.
Bootstrap 5 alpha 3 was released on November 11, 2020.
Bootstrap 5 alpha 2 was released on September 29, 2020.
Bootstrap 5 first alpha was officially released on June 16, 2020.
Summary of the most important changes:
- RTL support has been added
- jQuery was removed
- Drop Internet Explorer 10 and 11 support
- Improved grid system
- Improved documentation
- Improved modularity
- Improved forms
- New responsive font
- New utilities & helpers
- Easier customization & theming
- Lighter package
- New API available
- New offcanvas component
Detailed explanations for all the changes in our video tutorial.
Bootstrap 5 beta - what's new?
Bootstrap 5 tutorial - crash course for beginners
Why was jQuery removed from Bootstrap?
Mark Otto, the founder of Bootstrap has written:
Thanks to advancement made in front-end development tools and browser support, we’re now able to drop jQuery as a dependency, but you’d never notice otherwise."
Why was support for IE 10 and IE11 dropped?
The above answer also applies here:
Will migration from v4 to v5 be easy?
It will certainly be easier than migrating from v3 to v4. There are definitely fewer syntax changes this time, and backward compatibility is much better guaranteed.
There is only a stable release ahead of us!
Bootstrap 5 & Material Design
MDB has officially released the Material Design UI Kit for Bootstrap 5.Material Design for Bootstrap 5