In the today’s world, the demand of creating a responsive website is increasing. Every blog/website owner has started transporting their blogs/websites to be compatible for all screen sizes, because the major part of traffic comes from tablets and smartphones. As a result, nowaday we have plenty of responsive WordPress themes given by theme developers understanding the growing demand.
I will share this article based on HTML and CSS for those who already have the understanding and working knowledge of HTML and CSS. This article will help you to learn about some of the best open source CSS Frameworks available for free.
Let’s Understand First That What Is CSS Framework?
CSS (Cascading Style Sheets language) frameworks are pre-prepared libraries that are meant to allow for easier, more standards compliant styling of web pages using the CSS language.
CSS frameworks are the best method to create websites/blogs faster than ever before to overcome with lots of challenges and deadlines of the project. Nowadays, there are plenty of CSS frameworks and grid systems available. So, here are the some of best and free CSS frameworks.
Free and Popular CSS Frameworks:
01. Twitter Bootstrap 3 Framework
Twitter Bootstrap is a very famous front end CSS framework built by Mark Otto (a designer from twitter). Bootstrap is originally built using LESS (CSS Preprocessor) and also available on SASS (SCSS) is a mobile first CSS framework with a huge and strong committee.
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02. Foundation Framework
Foundation is built with SASS which allows us to much more quickly develop Foundation itself and gives you new tools to customize quickly and build on top of Foundation.
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03. Gumby Framework
Today with the power of SASS Gumby Framework has evolved. Gumby Framework is developed and maintained by Digital Surgeons.
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04. PureCSS Framework
In fact it is a new member in town and lightweight CSS Framework which use the most popular yui libraries unlike Bootstrap and foundation which are built using LESS and SCSS.
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05. Skeleton Framework
As the name suggest Skeleton is a lightweight responsive boilerplate based on a simple grid system which provided a perfect foundation to build responsive website rapidly.
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06. Semantic UI Framework
Semantic empowers designers and developers by creating a language for sharing UI. It’s structured around natural language conversion to make development more intuitive. It gives you a variety of UI components with real time debug output, letting your code tell you what it’s doing.
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07. Uikit Framework
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08. 99lime HTML KickStart
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09. Kube Framework
Minimalistic and sufficient for everything, adaptive and responsive. Revolutionary flexible grid and beautiful typography. Absolute freedom with no imposed styling.
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10. Less Framework
Less Framework is a CSS grid system for designing adaptive websites and it contains 4 layout and 3 sets of typography presets, all based on a single grid.
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