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How to reduce the usage of heavy bootstrap css in production?

I feel bootstrap is heavy to use in production which is using more bandwidth. is there way to short this issue ? I hope lot ways are there. As a new to development i had keen interest to know .. thanks

You can use following methodologies to improve site performance while you using bootstrap.

Method 1 : Use the minified versions of all the .css and .js

Method 2 : Use gzip compression to compress everything sent to client browsers

Method 3 : Use CDN , content delivery networks are really helping to serve commonly used css js contents. You can use one of the bootstrap cdn instructed by Bootstrap itself (

<!-- Latest compiled and minified CSS -->
<link rel="stylesheet" href="" integrity="sha384-BVYiiSIFeK1dGmJRAkycuHAHRg32OmUcww7on3RYdg4Va+PmSTsz/K68vbdEjh4u" crossorigin="anonymous">
<!-- Optional theme -->
<link rel="stylesheet" href="" integrity="sha384-rHyoN1iRsVXV4nD0JutlnGaslCJuC7uwjduW9SVrLvRYooPp2bWYgmgJQIXwl/Sp" crossorigin="anonymous">
<!-- Latest compiled and minified JavaScript -->
<script src="" integrity="sha384-Tc5IQib027qvyjSMfHjOMaLkfuWVxZxUPnCJA7l2mCWNIpG9mGCD8wGNIcPD7Txa" crossorigin="anonymous"></script>

Method 4 You can customise using . Here you can choose needed components. This will also improve performance