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So I'm looking for the right answer for my grid system:

1) Should I use 12 or 16 column grid for a full width website similar to these websites: http://xfinitytv.comcast.net http://www.vevo.com

2) Can I use bootstrap for 16 column width

3) what are the challenges for a 16 columns grid vs traditional 12 column grid?

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Should I use 12 or 16

Sure. Use either one.

Can I use bootstrap for 16 column width

By default Bootstrap is a 12 column grid. You could certainly modify it as you see fit.

what are the challenges for a 16 columns grid vs traditional 12 column grid

Nothing, really. It's just a decision you're making to fit the needs of your particular layout. Both are equally valid. As would an 8 column grid or a 20 column grid or whatever...

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thanks DA01. Could I have your thoughts on websites like xfinitytv.comcast.net and vevo.com that uses full browser width: can we tell they are using 12 or 16 columns? Which grid system and framework would work better for sites like that? thanks. –  paulmars Aug 26 '13 at 7:04
    
@PaulMartin there is no 'better'. It's just a decision you have to make based on whatever particular needs/wants you have. –  DA01 Aug 26 '13 at 7:10
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