Headers are the most viewed part of a website, big brands like Amazon clearly understand this and use the header to show the latest products and offers. In the earlier days, headers are a small strip at the top that contains logo, CTA, and contact infromation. But in the modern days, the entire space above the fold on the homepage is considered as headers. In entertainment websites like Amazon Prime and Netflix, new movies and series are added in the homepage header image slider to notify the users as soon as they land on the website. According to the modern web design, the header should be a ten second teaser of what value your site can provide to the users. Properly designing your header will make the user fall in love with your website at first sight. And in this list, we have collected such unique bootstrap header examples for you.

Though image sliders are predominantly used in the homepage header section, still there are several header designs to make it interactive. For example, SEO keyword search website provides you a keyword search tool in their header to keep you engaged and also give you the glimpses of the features you get in their services. No matter whether you are searching for such thoughtfully designed bootstrap header or looking for a simple bootstrap header, there is one example for you in this list. Some of the headers examples are from free website templates, hence you can download it and use the entire design if you want.


bootstrap header with illustrative design

Illustration style designs are very becoming very popular among creative startups and big brands. It helps the companies to convey the brand message easily to the user. The ease of embedding live element in traditional web design makes the present-day website more interactive. In this Cohost hosting website template, you can see that the creator has used big bold letters and vector characters to show the ease of having your website hosted in their hosting. Since it is a free template the developers haven’t take much effort in animation. But you can add micro animations for the vector characters to liven up the things. The solid code base of this template gives you full freedom in customization.

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bootstrap header with creative shapes

The illustrative designs have not taken full control in web design, still, designers prefer images and videos in the header section. In this bootstrap header example, you can see that the designer has used creative organic shapes for the image holders. The use of organic shape not only gives a different look to the header but also neatly differentiate the image from other elements. More than enough text space is given in the header section to let you give a strong introduction to your website. The creator has thoughtfully given you space to add a video link in the footer. Since Dingo is originally a restaurant website template, this multimedia content focused header design is a wise move.

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bootstrap header with image slider

Though there are different design strategies to make a strong header, the sliders are the most dominantly used header element. The ease of letting you explain all your features and latest products in one place makes sliders a preferable element for many website owners. Sliders have evolved a lot in the course of time and now we have beautiful attention-grabbing transition effects. In this bootstrap header section, the designer has used gentle fade in and fade out effects to give an impressive intro about the services. Since the Camille is a salon website template, you get the elements related to it. You can easily edit this header section to the theme of your website.

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header showing latest contents

Daren is a blog and magazine website template. Since contents play a major role in the blog and magazine websites, the header section is always filled with the latest contents. If you are publishing more than two content per day than it is always better to use a slider in the header section. But if you are a niche blog and publishes one article per day, then this bootstrap header design fits for you. Smartly designed header section allows you to add both portrait and landscape featured images. A big white box is given to show the article name clearly to the users. The designer has used the white spaces smartly to blend with other elements in this template and it looks beautiful.

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brand-focused header design

Hus has a brand-boosting header design. The top navigation bar is not only made sticky, but it also has a special section that highlights your brand logo or name. A card element is used effectively on the homepage header section to give a quick note of your brand. Throughout the template, call to action buttons are used smartly to direct the user to the corresponding pages. Since this is a multi-page website template, you can use separate pages to explain your services. The code structure is kept as simple as possible so that developers can easily add the custom pages and custom options.

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interactive header design

Cassi has a simple, straightforward header design. The header bar clearly shows your brand name and the hamburger menu icon. Since this is a photography studio template, you get only an image slider on the homepage. But the creator has placed the buttons smartly in the image sliders to take the users to the corresponding pages. Intelligent header designs like this will help you achieve both user interaction and conversion rates. The navigation menu options open in a full-page view so that the user can easily interact with the menu options. Plus, mobile interactions will also get more comfortable in this full-page menu design. Take a look at our bootstrap menu design collection for more interactive menu designs like this.

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header design for fastfood websites

Burger website template gives you a proper fast food header design. Bold letters and flashy animation will get the user’s attention for sure. Since the logo is placed at the center, the creator has neatly placed menu options on one side and contact information on the other side. Other pages and elements in this template are also smartly designed to make a proper burger and fast food website. Separate food menu pages and promotional banners are given to help you get more orders. Since this is an HTML5 website template, you can add any modern tools like online order tools and reservation tools easily in this template.

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header design for eCommerce site

Fashi has a user-friendly header design. Since it is an eCommerce store, the creator has loaded the header section with useful options to improve user interaction. At the top bar, you have the option to change the language, user login options, and contact information. Tags and labels neatly highlight the important information. For example, users can see the number of items in the cart by simply looking at the cart icon label. Images are used extensively in this theme so that the user can clearly see your product before buying them. Precisely calibrated animation effects are used from the header to the footer to give an immersive user experience.

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minimal header design

Grunt is an ultra-clean header design example. Though this template is designed for a studio, the creator has used the minimal design cleverly and packed all the necessary elements. The hamburger menu option slides in from the right-hand side screen. Because of the simple design and neat animation, the menu designs fit neatly on both computers and mobile devices. The interactive homepage header section lets you neatly list your services and the latest project. White spaces not only give a tidy look to the template but also improve the user interaction. If you are into accessible website designs, take a look at our accessible WordPress themes collection.

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colorful and creative bootstrap header example

A business website must always reflect the nature of the business. The Kanox template is made for creative agencies and other such business websites. Right from the header section, this template nails everything perfectly. As soon as the user gets into your website, this creative header section itself will tell how creative are you in your work. The header section is filled with bright colors and organic shapes to make it look unique from other business websites. This huge header section will make the users fall in love with your site at the first site. The animated background is a cherry on top, which gives a lively feel to this header.

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option for video link in the header section

The Rental template has a classy looking header section. From the name itself you can understand that this is a rental and real estate website template. Using a classy header design like this will show the type of property and buildings you deal with. It sets the user in a proper mindset that they are going to see luxury properties. The creator has added the video link at the center of the header section. People in real estate business use digital marketing and social media marketing extensively than people in any other businesses. Placing the video link at the center of the header section is a wise move in a real estate website. Plus, you have the option to add social media profile links at the leftmost corner.

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Creative Agency

simple and straightforward header design

You don’t have to make the header so complicated every time, some times simple and neat design would do. Creative agency template has one such simple header design in it. You have a big parallax image in the background and space for bold texts and call to action buttons. With this straightforward design, you can get to the point directly. Tell people who you are and what you do, use the call to action button to direct them to the page you want. By default, the Creative Agency is a one-page website template so the creator has kept the entire simple just like in the header section.

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parallax scroll effect with image slider

The Creative Agency website template is the example of the simple parallax header design. While the Yogalife template is an example for a modern and sophisticated parallax header. The designer has given us a big image slider in the header and beautiful fonts are used to present the texts engagingly to the users. The slider transmission is kept really simple so that the user can see the slides quickly. Parallax scroll effects are used to give an interactive feel when the user moves down the page. Overall this header section is beautiful and practical, which you can use for all types of websites.

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bootstrap header with lively background

Bizcon has a lively header design just like in the Kanox website template mentioned above. This one is also made for creative modern business websites. The designer has used creative elements and organic geometrical shapes throughout the template. To maintain design consistency, the designer has used the same geometrical patterns in the header. The background circular elements are programmed to move in a periodical interval. If you like to spice up the design a bit, then you can make the background bubbles move as per the user’s cursor movement. This template is made using the latest HTML5, CSS3, and Bootstrap 4 framework, so you can add any modern animations easily in this template.

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bootstrap header with useful search tool

Another smart way to make your header section engaging is giving a useful tool to the users. Placing tools in the header will improve the dwell rate of your website. In this template, the developer has placed an advanced search bar with filter options in the header. Since the DirectoryAds is a directory website by default, this search option will be of great help to the users. To give a friendly welcome to the users, the designer has given you a big background image space to add the image you like.

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typography rich creative header design

If you are planning to make a full page website template with a fluent interface, this template will come in handy for you. Right from the header, the creator has designed the template carefully so that the users keep their eyes always on the website. The header section has the right proportion of image and texts. With the trendy looking fonts you can clearly express your website’s message to the user. The smooth animation effects make the header even more interesting for the user. Header designs like this will engage your audience properly and direct them to the proper page.

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boostrap header with registration form

The Oneschool uses a conversion-centered header design. As soon as the user gets into your website, the first thing they see is the registration form. The designer has put the form on one side and space for text on the other. You can use this text space to clearly mention what the user gets by registering on your website. Facebook and Twitter have millions of active accounts, but still, they keep account registration form on the homepage. Making a goal-oriented header design like this will help you achieve your goals easily. Since it is a free template, the creator has kept the registration form simple. You can use your own registration form with the fields you want.

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cool looking image slider in the header section

This is a bootstrap header example for a charity website. The designer of this template has used image slider to clearly explain the goal and the purpose of the charity websites. As the modern typography has evolved a lot we can express the message clearly with a feel to the user. In the image slider, the designer has used an interesting hand-written like font to list their charity programs. The image slider is really huge which can accommodate high-resolution big images without any issue. Another advantage with this image slider header section is it is mobile responsive so it easily fits on the mobile screens.

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smart header design to improve credibility

Neutral is a lawyer website template. Since it is a service-oriented business website template, credibility plays a major role. The creator of this template has understood the purpose of the website and created a sensible header design for this template. A static image header section is used in this template with space for texts and call to action buttons. Since it is a website template demo, the designer has used a stock image, but you can use your own image if you want. Along with the image background, you also have an animated stats counter to share interesting stats about your firm. You can show the number of clients you have, the number of cases successfully closed, and the number of experienced lawyers you have. This image and animated stats counter header design is unique and works perfectly as expected.

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bootstrap header with curved design

In all the previous bootstrap header examples we have a header section with parallel line sectioning. The creator of this template has used a unique curved header design. Not only in the header but throughout the template, there are several creative elements. A uniquely designed call to action button is placed in the header section. Another nice touch to the call to action button is the curved portion alone rises up when you hover over the button. Small detailing like this will give your design a new dimension. If you want a more creative call to action buttons like this, check our CSS button design collection.

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header design for present-day personal website

In this template, you get a proper bootstrap header design for a modern personal or portfolio website. The whole template is designed to increase your personal branding. Throughout the template, you have plenty of space to add your image. And the header section is no way different from other section in this template. The first thing a user sees in your website is your image and your short bio. Each slide has space to add your image and a space to add a video link. If you are a graphic designer or a video creator, this video link space to let you explain your skill clearly to the users.

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bootstrap header section with micro animated elements

If you like to add a character or an atmosphere to your design, this template will be a good example to you. The Hami is a cloud hosting website template, to symbolically represent it, the designer has used several cloud elements in this template. In the header section, you get micro animated elements along with the cloud design pattern. In one of the templates above, I mentioned that it was a free template so the developer didn’t take much effort in creating micro animation. Despite being a free template, this one has micro animations.

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header that shows the available programs

If you are making a fitness website for a growing fitness studio, this header design would perform better. Apart from the creative elements in this design, the creator has sensibly placed the fitness programs list in the header section. A new user can clearly get an idea about your fitness studio as soon as they land on your website. The unique slanting sectioning line and icons for the fitness program make the presentation pleasant to the eye. Since it a fitness website template, the designer has used dark colors to give a sturdy feel to the design.

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creativre header design for restaurant websites

This is another bootstrap header example for a restaurant website. The designer has followed a pristine clean design in this template. On the clean white background, the glowing effect and the colorful icons look very attractive. Apart from the texts and icons, you have space to add a small carousel. Images do play a major role in the food website, it is through visual you can make the users feel your foods. The designer of this template has understood the need for image and placed a sleeky carousel in the header. If you are into glow effects just like the one used in this template, take a look at our CSS glow effect design collection.

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bootstrap header with countdown timer

Countdown timers are used by marketers for a long time. Even in this digital age, countdown timers are used in the sales and offers section to urge the user to buy a product. The Meetup is an event website template and the goal of this template is to seel the ticker. And the creator of this template has designed it towards the goal right from the header section. In the header section, you have space to add a big background image and call to action buttons. The user can book a ticket right from the header itself and a big countdown timer is placed at the bottom right corner to urge the user to avoid the last minute rush.

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Published by Girish Karthik