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 153,991 9.8 25.95%
2 - 2 Semantic UI General Purpose LESS 49,687 0.0 8.37%
3 ↑↑↑ 6 Tailwind CSS Speciallized CSS PostCSS 49,384 9.8 8.32%
4 - 4 normalize.css Base Reset Normalize CSS 45,991 0.0 7.75%
5 ↓↓ 3 Bulma General Purpose SASS 44,646 7.5 7.52%
6 5 Materialize Material Design SCSS 38,613 0.0 6.51%
7 - 7 Foundation General Purpose SCSS 29,182 8.7 4.92%
8 - 8 Pure Lightweight CSS 22,032 8.0 3.71%
9 - 9 NES.css Speciallized SCSS 17,834 5.5 3.01%
10 - 10 UI kit General Purpose SCSS LESS 17,213 9.4 2.90%
11 - 11 Material Components Web Material Design SCSS 15,893 9.7 2.68%
12 13 tachyons General Purpose CSS 11,023 1.6 1.86%
13 12 Spectre.css General Purpose SCSS 10,921 0.0 1.84%
14 - 14 Primer General Purpose SCSS 10,602 9.8 1.79%
15 - 15 Milligram Lightweight SCSS 9,552 0.0 1.61%
16 - 16 Water.css Class-less CSS 6,608 5.7 1.11%
17 - 17 98.css Speciallized CSS 6,229 3.0 1.05%
18 - 18 Tufte CSS Speciallized CSS 4,992 3.5 0.84%
19 ↑↑ 21 sanitize.css Base Reset Normalize CSS 4,654 6.3 0.78%
20 19 MUI Material Design SCSS 4,459 0.0 0.75%
21 20 Gutenberg Speciallized SCSS 4,422 1.1 0.75%
22 23 modern-normalize Base Reset Normalize CSS 3,847 3.2 0.65%
23 22 Picnic CSS Lightweight SCSS 3,431 2.3 0.58%
24 - 24 sakura Class-less SCSS 3,209 4.3 0.54%
25 - 25 Fomantic-UI General Purpose LESS 2,735 9.0 0.46%
26 - 26 minireset.css Base Reset Normalize SASS 2,420 1.6 0.41%
27 ↑↑ 29 modern-css-reset Base Reset Normalize CSS 2,135 1.1 0.36%
28 27 Wing Lightweight Stylus 1,985 0.0 0.33%
29 28 inuitcss Base Reset Normalize SCSS 1,761 2.9 0.30%
30 31 ress Base Reset Normalize CSS 1,719 3.8 0.29%
31 32 Marx Class-less SCSS Stylus 1,509 1.6 0.25%
32 ↓↓ 30 Blaze UI General Purpose SCSS 1,504 6.0 0.25%
33 - 33 Tacit Class-less SCSS 1,419 1.9 0.24%
34 - 34 awsm.css Class-less SCSS 1,349 0.7 0.23%
35 - 35 Base General Purpose SCSS LESS 1,198 0.0 0.20%
36 - 36 Propeller Material Design SCSS 1,146 3.9 0.19%
37 - 37 Bojler Speciallized SCSS 917 5.5 0.15%
38 ↑↑ 40 Cirrus General Purpose CSS 852 7.9 0.14%
39 - 39 Chota Lightweight CSS 841 3.9 0.14%
40 ↓↓ 38 turretcss General Purpose CSS 759 0.9 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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