How to add and customize Bootstrap in Nuxt.js

Learn how to improve the look and feel of a Nuxt project by configuring the default Bootstrap behavior.

Installing Bootstrap

npm install --save bootstrap bootstrap-vue
npm install --save-dev sass-loader node-sass

Creating a Custom SCSS

$theme-colors: (
'primary': #145bea,
'secondary': #833bec,
'success': #1ce1ac,
'info': #ff7d50,
'warning': #ffbe0b,
'danger': #ff007f,
'light': #c0ccda,
'dark': #001738,

@import '~/node_modules/bootstrap/scss/bootstrap.scss';

Importing Bootstrap Vue

import Vue from 'vue'
import { BootstrapVue, IconsPlugin } from 'bootstrap-vue'

Configuring Nuxt Config

export default {


// add your custom sass file
css: ['@/assets/scss/custom.scss', ...],

// add your plugin
plugins: ['~/plugins/bootstrap.js', ...],

// add bootstrap-vue module for nuxt
modules: ['bootstrap-vue/nuxt', ...],

// specify module rules for css and scss
module: {
rules: [
test: /\.s[ac]ss$/i,
use: ['style-loader', 'css-loader', 'sass-loader'],

// use these settings to use custom css
bootstrapVue: {
bootstrapCSS: false,
icons: true,


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