Bootstrap 4 Cards Tutorial

Bootstrap 4 card represents a bordered box with some padding around its content. It includes options for headers, footers, content, colors, etc. Bootstrap provides the following classes to create bootstrap card.
.card: class is used to create a bootstrap card.
.card-body: class is used to add content inside the card.
.card-header: class is used to add a heading to the card.
.card-footer: class is used to add a footer to the card.

Bootstrap 4 Cards Example:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
  <title>Bootstrap Card Example</title>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.0.0/css/bootstrap.min.css">
  <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.3.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
  <script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/popper.js/1.12.9/umd/popper.min.js"></script>
  <script src="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.0.0/js/bootstrap.min.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
 
<div class="container">
  <h2>Card Header and Footer</h2>
  <div class="card">
    <div class="card-header">Header</div>
    <div class="card-body">Content</div> 
    <div class="card-footer">Footer</div>
  </div>
</div>
 
</body>
</html>

Output:


Bootstrap 4 Cards with Contextual Classes

We can use contextual classes (.bg-primary, .bg-success, .bg-info, .bg-warning, .bg-danger, .bg-secondary, .bg-dark and .bg-light) to add a background color the card.

Bootstrap 4 Contextual Cards Example:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
  <title>Bootstrap 4 Cards with Contextual Classes</title>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.0.0/css/bootstrap.min.css">
  <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.3.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
  <script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/popper.js/1.12.9/umd/popper.min.js"></script>
  <script src="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.0.0/js/bootstrap.min.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
 
<div class="container">
  <h2>Bootstrap 4 Cards with Contextual Classes</h2>
  <div class="card">
    <div class="card-body">Card</div>
  </div>
  <br>
  <div class="card bg-primary text-white">
    <div class="card-body">Card</div>
  </div>
  <br>
  <div class="card bg-success text-white">
    <div class="card-body">Card</div>
  </div>
  <br>
  <div class="card bg-info text-white">
    <div class="card-body">Card</div>
  </div>
  <br>
  <div class="card bg-warning text-white">
    <div class="card-body">Card</div>
  </div>
  <br>
  <div class="card bg-danger text-white">
    <div class="card-body">Card</div>
  </div>
  <br>
  <div class="card bg-secondary text-white">
    <div class="card-body">Card</div>
  </div>
  <br>
  <div class="card bg-dark text-white">
    <div class="card-body">Card</div>
  </div>
  <br>
  <div class="card bg-light text-dark">
    <div class="card-body">Crd</div>
  </div>
</div>
 
</body>
</html>

Output:


Bootstrap 4 Card Titles, Text and Links

Bootstrap provides the following classes to add titles, text and links.
.card-title: class is used to add card titles to any heading element.
.card-text: class is used to remove bottom margins for a p element if it is the last child in the card-block.
.card-link: class is used to add a blue color and a hover effect to any link.

Bootstrap 4 Card Titles, Text and Links Example:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
  <title>Bootstrap 4 Card titles, text and links Example</title>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.0.0/css/bootstrap.min.css">
  <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.3.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
  <script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/popper.js/1.12.9/umd/popper.min.js"></script>
  <script src="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.0.0/js/bootstrap.min.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
 
<div class="container">
  <h2>Bootstrap 4 Card titles, text and links Example</h2>
  <div class="card">
    <div class="card-body">
      <h4 class="card-title">Card title</h4>
      <p class="card-text">Test Bootstrap Cards.</p>
      <a href="#" class="card-link">Card link 1</a>
      <a href="#" class="card-link">Card link 2</a>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>
 
</body>
</html>

Output:


Bootstrap Card Image

To place an image at the top or at the bottom inside the card we can use .card-img-top or .card-img-bottom class to an img element.

Bootstrap Card Image Example:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
  <title>Bootstrap Card Image Example</title>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.0.0/css/bootstrap.min.css">
  <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.3.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
  <script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/popper.js/1.12.9/umd/popper.min.js"></script>
  <script src="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.0.0/js/bootstrap.min.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
 
<div class="container">
  <h2>Bootstrap Card Image Example</h2>
  <p>Image at the top (card-img-top):</p>
  <div class="card" style="width:400px">
    <img class="card-img-top" src="test.jpg" alt="Card image" style="width:100%">
    <div class="card-body">
      <h4 class="card-title">Sandy</h4>
      <p class="card-text">Some information about sandy</p>
      <a href="#" class="btn btn-primary">See Profile</a>
    </div>
  </div>
  <br>
 
  <p>Image at the bottom (card-img-top):</p>
  <div class="card" style="width:400px">
    <div class="card-body">
      <h4 class="card-title">sandy</h4>
      <p class="card-text">Some information about sandy</p>
      <a href="#" class="btn btn-primary">See Profile</a>
    </div>
    <img class="card-img-bottom" src="test.jpg" alt="Card image" style="width:100%">
  </div>
</div>
 
</body>
</html>

Output:


Bootstrap Card Image Overlay

The .card-img-overlay class is used to add text on top of the image. Image will be in card background.

Bootstrap Card Image Overlay Example:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
  <title>Bootstrap Card Image Overlay Example</title>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.0.0/css/bootstrap.min.css">
  <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.3.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
  <script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/popper.js/1.12.9/umd/popper.min.js"></script>
  <script src="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.0.0/js/bootstrap.min.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
 
<div class="container">
  <h2>Bootstrap Card Image Overlay Example</h2>
  <div class="card img-fluid" style="width:400px">
    <img class="card-img-top" src="test.jpg" alt="Card image" style="width:100%">
    <div class="card-img-overlay">
      <h4 class="card-title">sandy</h4>
      <p class="card-text">Some information about sandy. Some information about sandy. Some information about sandy . Some information about sandy </p>
      <a href="#" class="btn btn-primary">See Profile</a>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>
 
</body>
</html>

Output:


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