The Best CSS Frameworks

Based on github stars

Top 40 Most Popular CSS Frameworks
by number of GitHub stars

 

Rank Change 2021 Jan Project Features Stars Activity Rating
1 - 1 Bootstrap General Purpose SCSS 148,506 9.8 26.51%
2 - 2 Semantic UI General Purpose LESS 49,039 0.0 8.75%
3 - 3 Bulma General Purpose SASS 42,799 8.3 7.64%
4 - 4 normalize.css Base Reset Normalize CSS 42,653 0.0 7.61%
5 - 5 Materialize Material Design SCSS 38,369 0.6 6.85%
6 - 6 Tailwind CSS Speciallized CSS PostCSS 37,229 9.6 6.65%
7 - 7 Foundation General Purpose SCSS 28,931 4.2 5.16%
8 - 8 Pure Lightweight CSS 21,547 6.3 3.85%
9 10 NES.css Speciallized SCSS 17,136 3.7 3.06%
10 9 UI kit General Purpose SCSS LESS 16,668 9.3 2.98%
11 - 11 Material Components Web Material Design SCSS 15,289 9.6 2.73%
12 - 12 Spectre.css General Purpose SCSS 10,688 2.1 1.91%
13 - 13 tachyons General Purpose CSS 10,390 1.1 1.85%
14 - 14 Primer General Purpose SCSS 10,031 8.2 1.79%
15 - 15 Milligram Lightweight SCSS 9,196 4.6 1.64%
16 - 16 Water.css Class-less CSS 6,003 7.0 1.07%
17 - 17 98.css Speciallized CSS 5,588 6.9 1.00%
18 - 18 Tufte CSS Speciallized CSS 4,710 0.4 0.84%
19 - 19 MUI Material Design SCSS 4,425 1.6 0.79%
20 - 20 Gutenberg Speciallized SCSS 4,312 1.6 0.77%
21 - 21 sanitize.css Base Reset Normalize CSS 4,260 3.5 0.76%
22 - 22 Picnic CSS Lightweight SCSS 3,329 4.3 0.59%
23 - 23 modern-normalize Base Reset Normalize CSS 3,193 3.0 0.57%
24 - 24 sakura Class-less SCSS 2,938 4.9 0.52%
25 - 25 Fomantic-UI General Purpose LESS 2,405 8.7 0.43%
26 - 26 minireset.css Base Reset Normalize SASS 2,252 3.3 0.40%
27 - 27 Wing Lightweight Stylus 1,976 0.0 0.35%
28 - 28 inuitcss Base Reset Normalize SCSS 1,719 2.5 0.31%
29 - 29 modern-css-reset Base Reset Normalize CSS 1,660 4.7 0.30%
30 - 30 Blaze UI General Purpose SCSS 1,487 3.2 0.27%
31 32 ress Base Reset Normalize CSS 1,474 2.1 0.26%
32 31 Marx Class-less SCSS Stylus 1,452 2.7 0.26%
33 - 33 Tacit Class-less SCSS 1,341 3.0 0.24%
34 - 34 awsm.css Class-less SCSS 1,281 4.6 0.23%
35 - 35 Base General Purpose SCSS LESS 1,197 1.9 0.21%
36 - 36 Propeller Material Design SCSS 1,151 0.0 0.21%
37 - 37 Bojler Speciallized SCSS 880 4.4 0.16%
38 - 38 turretcss General Purpose CSS 725 1.1 0.13%
39 - 39 Chota Lightweight CSS 724 3.3 0.13%
40 - 40 Cirrus General Purpose CSS 707 8.0 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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