Materialize VS styled-components

Compare Materialize vs styled-components and see what are their differences.


Visual primitives for the component age. Use the best bits of ES6 and CSS to style your apps without stress πŸ’… (by styled-components)
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Materialize styled-components
46 208
38,825 39,068
- 1.0%
0.0 9.3
16 days ago 3 days ago
JavaScript TypeScript
MIT License MIT License
The number of mentions indicates the total number of mentions that we've tracked plus the number of user suggested alternatives.
Stars - the number of stars that a project has on GitHub. Growth - month over month growth in stars.
Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.


Posts with mentions or reviews of Materialize. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-04-23.
  • Best 3 Bootstrap Alternatives
    5 projects | | 23 Apr 2023
    You can also visit the Materialize website and GitHub repository which currently has garnered over 38k likes and has been forked over 4k times by developers.
  • All About Hacktober Fest 2022 You Need To Know
    4 projects | | 22 Oct 2022
    This repository consists of files required to deploy a Web App or PWA created with Materialize Css
  • 70 Free Resources For Web Designers and Developers
    15 projects | | 9 Oct 2022
    57. materializecss
  • What are dos and don'ts for designing a nice looking website, when you are not design savvy
    5 projects | /r/webdev | 30 Apr 2022
    Material (from Google)
  • Building websites in just HTML/CSS/JS?
    5 projects | /r/webdev | 16 Apr 2022
    Well, there are CSS frameworks like Bootstrap and Materialize. If you can be more specific about what you're looking for someone can probably recommend something.
  • Difference between materialize-css and material UI
    2 projects | /r/codehunter | 13 Apr 2022
    I went through the home page of materializecss and materialUI. The first one mentions A modern responsive front-end framework based on Material Design and the later one mentions React components that implement Google's Material Design. Both of them implements material design and both of them give me components to use. Where exactly is the difference between both of them?
  • Angular - 'Could not find HammerJS'
    2 projects | /r/codehunter | 7 Apr 2022
    It may be worth noting that if you have hammerjs installed and your components are still not rendering correctly to make sure you are using angular material components and not html elements with materialize-css classes.If you are using materialize-css instead of angular material, you will need to add it to your project separately.
  • QuranIPFS: Streaming Quran over IPFS
    3 projects | | 3 Apr 2022
    βœ“ JQuery βœ“ Responsive mobile friendly design βœ“ Mobile drop-down menu βœ“ Lazy loading βœ“ Youtube like preloader progress bar βœ“ Back to top icon βœ“ Cookies (js-cookie) βœ“ SEO meta tags (Google, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest...) βœ“ Structured data and cards βœ“ Using IPFS to stream and download mp3 βœ“ M3U files βœ“ Torrent download βœ“ Responsive HTML5 media player βœ“ Stylish rounded social sharing icons menu βœ“ Media Elements ready βœ“ HLS: to stream and cache MP3 βœ“ PWA ( Service worker, IOS and Android compatible, manifest file...) βœ“ Multilingual website (Google Seo optimized) βœ“ Materializecss βœ“ Hit counter: to calculate the number of visit to each page using Firebase firestore. βœ“ Favorite: save pages to favorite using localStorage. βœ“ Filter receiters with alphabet, number of visit or by favorite. βœ“ Search for receiters by name filter.
  • React Material UI Label Overlaps with Text
    2 projects | /r/codehunter | 23 Mar 2022
    Github Issue:
  • Does Google use Angular for all of its projects? Especially Youtube?
    6 projects | /r/webdev | 16 Mar 2022


Posts with mentions or reviews of styled-components. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-06-02.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Materialize and styled-components you can also consider the following projects:

styled-jsx - Full CSS support for JSX without compromises

chakra-ui - ⚑️ Simple, Modular & Accessible UI Components for your React Applications

emotion - πŸ‘©β€πŸŽ€ CSS-in-JS library designed for high performance style composition

styletron - :zap: Toolkit for component-oriented styling

JSS - JSS is an authoring tool for CSS which uses JavaScript as a host language.

PostCSS - Transforming styles with JS plugins

material-ui - MUI Core: Ready-to-use foundational React components, free forever. It includes Material UI, which implements Google's Material Design.

Aphrodite - Framework-agnostic CSS-in-JS with support for server-side rendering, browser prefixing, and minimum CSS generation

react-bootstrap - Bootstrap components built with React

React CSS Modules - Seamless mapping of class names to CSS modules inside of React components.

linaria - Zero-runtime CSS in JS library

Fela - State-Driven Styling in JavaScript