Bootstrap vs. Bootswatch vs. Pure

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What is Bootstrap?

Bootstrap is the most popular HTML, CSS, and JS framework for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web.

What is Bootswatch?

Simply download a CSS file and replace the one in Bootstrap. No messing around with hex values.

What is Pure?

Pure is meant to be a starting point for every website or web app. We take care of all the CSS work that every site needs, without making it look cookie-cutter.
Why do developers choose Bootstrap?
Why do you like Bootstrap?

Why do developers choose Bootswatch?
Why do you like Bootswatch?

Why do developers choose Pure?
Why do you like Pure?

What are the cons of using Bootstrap?
Downsides of Bootstrap?

What are the cons of using Bootswatch?
No Cons submitted yet for Bootswatch
Downsides of Bootswatch?

What are the cons of using Pure?
No Cons submitted yet for Pure
Downsides of Pure?

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What companies use Bootstrap?
8414 companies on StackShare use Bootstrap
What companies use Bootswatch?
2 companies on StackShare use Bootswatch
What companies use Pure?
7 companies on StackShare use Pure
What tools integrate with Bootstrap?
17 tools on StackShare integrate with Bootstrap
What tools integrate with Bootswatch?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Bootswatch
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Bootstrap, Bootswatch, and Pure?

  • Material Design for Angular - Material Design for AngularJS Apps
  • Foundation - The most advanced responsive front-end framework in the world
  • Semantic UI - A UI Component library implemented using a set of specifications designed around natural language
  • Material-UI - React components for faster and easier web development. Build your own design system, or start with Material Design.

See all alternatives to Bootstrap

Bootstrap 3.4.1 and 4.3.1
Bootstrap 4.3.0
Bootstrap 4.2.1


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