The Best CSS Frameworks

Based on github stars

Top 40 Most Popular CSS Frameworks
by number of GitHub stars

 

Rank Change 2021 Dec Project Features Stars Activity Rating
1 - 1 Bootstrap General Purpose SCSS 160,574 9.8 25.48%
2 - 2 Tailwind CSS Speciallized CSS PostCSS 62,731 9.8 9.95%
3 - 3 Semantic UI General Purpose LESS 50,278 0.0 7.98%
4 - 4 normalize.css Base Reset Normalize CSS 49,190 0.0 7.80%
5 - 5 Bulma General Purpose SASS 46,430 8.3 7.37%
6 - 6 Materialize Material Design SCSS 38,735 0.0 6.15%
7 - 7 Foundation General Purpose SCSS 29,351 7.2 4.66%
8 - 8 Pure Lightweight CSS 22,638 9.2 3.59%
9 - 9 NES.css Speciallized SCSS 19,155 0.0 3.04%
10 - 10 UI kit General Purpose SCSS LESS 17,704 9.9 2.81%
11 - 11 Material Components Web Material Design SCSS 16,507 9.5 2.62%
12 ↑↑ 14 Primer General Purpose SCSS 11,501 9.4 1.82%
13 12 tachyons General Purpose CSS 11,291 0.0 1.79%
14 13 Spectre.css General Purpose SCSS 11,090 0.0 1.76%
15 - 15 Milligram Lightweight SCSS 9,852 0.0 1.56%
16 17 98.css Speciallized CSS 7,541 5.4 1.20%
17 16 Water.css Class-less CSS 7,422 0.0 1.18%
18 - 18 Tufte CSS Speciallized CSS 5,226 0.0 0.83%
19 - 19 sanitize.css Base Reset Normalize CSS 4,938 0.0 0.78%
20 ↑↑ 22 modern-normalize Base Reset Normalize CSS 4,698 3.4 0.75%
21 - 21 Gutenberg Speciallized SCSS 4,547 0.0 0.72%
22 ↓↓ 20 MUI Material Design SCSS 4,509 0.0 0.72%
23 - 23 Picnic CSS Lightweight SCSS 3,599 3.4 0.57%
24 - 24 sakura Class-less SCSS 3,559 7.7 0.56%
25 - 25 Fomantic-UI General Purpose LESS 3,098 8.8 0.49%
26 27 modern-css-reset Base Reset Normalize CSS 2,673 0.0 0.42%
27 26 minireset.css Base Reset Normalize SASS 2,613 0.0 0.41%
28 - 28 Wing Lightweight Stylus 2,014 0.0 0.32%
29 30 ress Base Reset Normalize CSS 1,871 5.1 0.30%
30 29 inuitcss Base Reset Normalize SCSS 1,817 0.0 0.29%
31 - 31 Marx Class-less SCSS Stylus 1,603 2.1 0.25%
32 - 32 Blaze UI General Purpose SCSS 1,532 6.1 0.24%
33 - 33 Tacit Class-less SCSS 1,511 4.2 0.24%
34 - 34 awsm.css Class-less SCSS 1,427 0.0 0.23%
35 - 35 Base General Purpose SCSS LESS 1,206 0.0 0.19%
36 - 36 Propeller Material Design SCSS 1,141 0.0 0.18%
37 38 Cirrus General Purpose CSS 1,103 8.0 0.17%
38 39 Chota Lightweight CSS 1,021 3.3 0.16%
39 ↓↓ 37 Bojler Speciallized SCSS 975 5.8 0.15%
40 - 40 turretcss General Purpose CSS 791 0.0 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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