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 152,971 9.8 26.06%
2 - 2 Semantic UI General Purpose LESS 49,576 0.0 8.45%
3 ↑↑↑ 6 Tailwind CSS Speciallized CSS PostCSS 47,013 9.7 8.01%
4 - 4 normalize.css Base Reset Normalize CSS 45,400 0.0 7.73%
5 ↓↓ 3 Bulma General Purpose SASS 44,261 7.9 7.54%
6 5 Materialize Material Design SCSS 38,597 0.0 6.58%
7 - 7 Foundation General Purpose SCSS 29,125 1.5 4.96%
8 - 8 Pure Lightweight CSS 21,905 7.5 3.73%
9 - 9 NES.css Speciallized SCSS 17,716 5.9 3.02%
10 - 10 UI kit General Purpose SCSS LESS 17,097 9.2 2.91%
11 - 11 Material Components Web Material Design SCSS 15,757 9.7 2.68%
12 13 tachyons General Purpose CSS 10,913 1.7 1.86%
13 12 Spectre.css General Purpose SCSS 10,877 0.0 1.85%
14 - 14 Primer General Purpose SCSS 10,462 9.8 1.78%
15 - 15 Milligram Lightweight SCSS 9,470 0.0 1.61%
16 - 16 Water.css Class-less CSS 6,482 6.3 1.10%
17 - 17 98.css Speciallized CSS 6,127 3.6 1.04%
18 - 18 Tufte CSS Speciallized CSS 4,937 3.6 0.84%
19 ↑↑ 21 sanitize.css Base Reset Normalize CSS 4,588 4.4 0.78%
20 19 MUI Material Design SCSS 4,445 0.0 0.76%
21 20 Gutenberg Speciallized SCSS 4,390 1.2 0.75%
22 23 modern-normalize Base Reset Normalize CSS 3,740 3.5 0.64%
23 22 Picnic CSS Lightweight SCSS 3,410 3.0 0.58%
24 - 24 sakura Class-less SCSS 3,165 4.3 0.54%
25 - 25 Fomantic-UI General Purpose LESS 2,682 9.0 0.46%
26 - 26 minireset.css Base Reset Normalize SASS 2,386 2.0 0.41%
27 ↑↑ 29 modern-css-reset Base Reset Normalize CSS 2,020 2.6 0.34%
28 27 Wing Lightweight Stylus 1,981 0.0 0.34%
29 28 inuitcss Base Reset Normalize SCSS 1,742 3.3 0.30%
30 31 ress Base Reset Normalize CSS 1,691 4.1 0.29%
31 32 Marx Class-less SCSS Stylus 1,500 1.7 0.26%
32 ↓↓ 30 Blaze UI General Purpose SCSS 1,497 6.0 0.26%
33 - 33 Tacit Class-less SCSS 1,398 2.8 0.24%
34 - 34 awsm.css Class-less SCSS 1,343 2.0 0.23%
35 - 35 Base General Purpose SCSS LESS 1,196 0.0 0.20%
36 - 36 Propeller Material Design SCSS 1,148 4.2 0.20%
37 - 37 Bojler Speciallized SCSS 908 6.4 0.15%
38 ↑↑ 40 Cirrus General Purpose CSS 829 7.6 0.14%
39 - 39 Chota Lightweight CSS 828 4.4 0.14%
40 ↓↓ 38 turretcss General Purpose CSS 749 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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