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Tailwind CSS

A utility-first CSS framework for rapid UI development
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What is Tailwind CSS?

Tailwind is different from frameworks like Bootstrap, Foundation, or Bulma in that it's not a UI kit. It doesn't have a default theme, and there are no build-in UI components. It comes with a menu of predesigned widgets to build your site with, but doesn't impose design decisions that are difficult to undo.
Tailwind CSS is a tool in the Front-End Frameworks category of a tech stack.
Tailwind CSS is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here鈥檚 a link to Tailwind CSS's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Tailwind CSS?

375 companies reportedly use Tailwind CSS in their tech stacks, including MAK IT, Superchat, and 眉berdosis.

1543 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Tailwind CSS.

Tailwind CSS Integrations

Gatsby, SvelteKit, Tailwind UI, Tailwind Starter Kit, and Headless UI are some of the popular tools that integrate with Tailwind CSS. Here's a list of all 20 tools that integrate with Tailwind CSS.
Pros of Tailwind CSS
Highly customizable
Quick setup
Utility first styles, its amazing
Great docs
Very light
Open source
Easy Tree shaking with Tailwind CLI
Decisions about Tailwind CSS

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Tailwind CSS in their tech stack.

Denny Drewman
at 馃煝 Link in Bio | 1 upvote 路 1.2K views

Hey guys! I found the service Shuffle (it uses the Tailwind CSS library) Can you please tell me if the code from it can be exported to Webflow without problems?


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Hello, A question to frontend developers. I am a beginner on frontend.

I am building a UI for my company to replace old legacy one with React and this question is about choosing how to apply design to it.

I have Tailwind CSS on one hand and Ant Design on the other (I didnt like mui and Bootstrap doesn't seem to have enterprise components as ant) As far as I understand, tailwind is great. It allows me to literally build an application without touching the css but I have to build my own react components with it. Ant design or mantine has ready to use components which I can use and rapidly build my application.

My question is, is it the right approach to: - Use a component framework for now and replace legacy app. - Introduce tailwind later when I have a frontend resource in hand and then build own component library

Thank you.

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Hassan Mugabo
Software Developer at Codeparl Digital Services | 3 upvotes 路 21K views

Hi, I'm using Tailwind CSS for my project but I found Bootstrap and Semantic UI offering pre-built components like Model, Sidebars, and so forth. Is it possible to use Semantic UI or Bootstrap under Tailwind CSS?

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Rose Mwangi
Software Engineer at na | 2 upvotes 路 20.4K views
Shared insights
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Can I use Material-UI and Tailwind CSS together with Next?

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Henderson Dike-Benard
Frontend developer at Grasp | 2 upvotes 路 2K views
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I am stuck in between the two. Tailwind CSS seems trendy and modern. Bootstrap has a community and leads in responsiveness.

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Good day. Tell me which CSS framework would be better to use for a blog (Django), my choice fell on these two frameworks. Will Bootstrap 5 (without jquery) heavily overload the site, unlike a Tailwind CSS?

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Tailwind CSS's Features

  • No default theme
  • No build-in UI components
  • No opinion about how your site should look
  • Doesn't impose design decisions that you have to fight to undo
  • Comes with a menu of predesigned widgets to build your site with
  • Or offers a head start implementing a custom design with its own identity

Tailwind CSS Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Tailwind CSS?
Bootstrap is the most popular HTML, CSS, and JS framework for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web.
Create fast loading, highly readable, and 100% responsive interfaces with as little CSS as possible.
Bulma is a CSS framework based on Flexbox and built with Sass
Material UI is a library of React UI components that implements Google's Material Design.
Sass is an extension of CSS3, adding nested rules, variables, mixins, selector inheritance, and more. It's translated to well-formatted, standard CSS using the command line tool or a web-framework plugin.
See all alternatives

Tailwind CSS's Followers
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