The Best CSS Frameworks

Based on github stars

Top 40 Most Popular CSS Frameworks
by number of GitHub stars

 

Rank Change 2021 Feb Project Features Stars Activity Rating
1 - 1 Bootstrap General Purpose SCSS 151,127 9.8 26.24%
2 - 2 Semantic UI General Purpose LESS 49,332 0.0 8.56%
3 4 normalize.css Base Reset Normalize CSS 44,074 0.0 7.65%
4 3 Bulma General Purpose SASS 43,685 8.0 7.58%
5 6 Tailwind CSS Speciallized CSS PostCSS 42,877 9.8 7.44%
6 5 Materialize Material Design SCSS 38,513 0.0 6.69%
7 - 7 Foundation General Purpose SCSS 29,054 2.7 5.04%
8 - 8 Pure Lightweight CSS 21,744 5.9 3.77%
9 - 9 NES.css Speciallized SCSS 17,514 3.4 3.04%
10 - 10 UI kit General Purpose SCSS LESS 16,914 9.2 2.94%
11 - 11 Material Components Web Material Design SCSS 15,573 9.7 2.70%
12 13 tachyons General Purpose CSS 10,801 0.0 1.88%
13 12 Spectre.css General Purpose SCSS 10,791 0.6 1.87%
14 - 14 Primer General Purpose SCSS 10,310 9.9 1.79%
15 - 15 Milligram Lightweight SCSS 9,364 0.1 1.63%
16 - 16 Water.css Class-less CSS 6,298 4.5 1.09%
17 - 17 98.css Speciallized CSS 5,957 3.8 1.03%
18 - 18 Tufte CSS Speciallized CSS 4,860 0.1 0.84%
19 ↑↑ 21 sanitize.css Base Reset Normalize CSS 4,486 5.2 0.78%
20 19 MUI Material Design SCSS 4,444 0.0 0.77%
21 20 Gutenberg Speciallized SCSS 4,366 0.9 0.76%
22 23 modern-normalize Base Reset Normalize CSS 3,473 4.1 0.60%
23 22 Picnic CSS Lightweight SCSS 3,370 4.0 0.59%
24 - 24 sakura Class-less SCSS 3,089 5.0 0.54%
25 - 25 Fomantic-UI General Purpose LESS 2,589 8.7 0.45%
26 - 26 minireset.css Base Reset Normalize SASS 2,340 2.6 0.41%
27 - 27 Wing Lightweight Stylus 1,978 0.0 0.34%
28 29 modern-css-reset Base Reset Normalize CSS 1,908 3.8 0.33%
29 28 inuitcss Base Reset Normalize SCSS 1,734 1.7 0.30%
30 31 ress Base Reset Normalize CSS 1,637 4.7 0.28%
31 30 Blaze UI General Purpose SCSS 1,494 0.6 0.26%
32 - 32 Marx Class-less SCSS Stylus 1,479 0.4 0.26%
33 - 33 Tacit Class-less SCSS 1,371 3.3 0.24%
34 - 34 awsm.css Class-less SCSS 1,324 3.5 0.23%
35 - 35 Base General Purpose SCSS LESS 1,198 0.0 0.21%
36 - 36 Propeller Material Design SCSS 1,148 0.0 0.20%
37 - 37 Bojler Speciallized SCSS 894 6.8 0.16%
38 39 Chota Lightweight CSS 779 1.7 0.14%
39 40 Cirrus General Purpose CSS 770 7.7 0.13%
40 ↓↓ 38 turretcss General Purpose CSS 740 1.0 0.13%
  • Rating - the percentage of stars of a particular project from the total number.
  • Activity - a relative number between 0 and 10 representing the commits activity of a project.
    9+ meaning that the project is amongst the top 10% of most actively developed projects.
    5+ meaning that the project is amongst the top 50% of most active projects.

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