How to install SB Admin 2 Start Bootstrap (HTML version) template by Bower package manager

Short instruction how to install this nice Sb Admin 2 template in simple HTML version (this version isn’t adaptable e.g. to ASP MVC). Click image below for live preview demo.

This instruction will be based on Bower Package Manager – following steps could be omitted and you can download all prepared package from here.


  1. Install node.js 
  2. When node.js was installed open cmd and install npm
  3. Install bower
  4. cd to workspace directory (in cmd)
  5. Install Start Bootstrap – SB Admin 2, in cmd type:
    bower install startbootstrap-sb-admin-2
  6. If “bower_components” directory was created – Start Bootstrap was installed!
  7. Download template from here (download button)
  8. Unpack all directories omitting bower_components directory to workspace
  9. Open index.html and have fun!

What is node.js?

Node.js® is a JavaScript runtime built on Chrome’s V8 JavaScript engine. Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient. []

What is npm?

npm makes it easy for JavaScript developers to share and reuse code, and it makes it easy to update the code that you’re sharing. []

What is bower?

Web sites are made of lots of things — frameworks, libraries, assets, utilities, and rainbows. Bower manages all these things for you. []



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