Bootstrap vs. Foundation vs. Semantic UI vs. UIkIt

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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 Foundation?

Foundation is the most advanced responsive front-end framework in the world. You can quickly prototype and build sites or apps that work on any kind of device with Foundation, which includes layout constructs (like a fully responsive grid), elements and best practices.

What is Semantic UI?

Semantic empowers designers and developers by creating a shared vocabulary for UI.

What is UIkIt?

UIkit gives you a comprehensive collection of HTML, CSS, and JS components which is simple to use, easy to customize and extendable.
Why do developers choose Bootstrap?
Why do you like Bootstrap?

Why do developers choose Foundation?
Why do you like Foundation?

Why do developers choose Semantic UI?
Why do you like Semantic UI?

Why do developers choose UIkIt?
Why do you like UIkIt?

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

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

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

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

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What companies use Bootstrap?
8393 companies on StackShare use Bootstrap
What companies use Foundation?
753 companies on StackShare use Foundation
What companies use Semantic UI?
103 companies on StackShare use Semantic UI
What companies use UIkIt?
55 companies on StackShare use UIkIt
What tools integrate with Bootstrap?
17 tools on StackShare integrate with Bootstrap
What tools integrate with Foundation?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Foundation
What tools integrate with Semantic UI?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Semantic UI
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Bootstrap, Foundation, Semantic UI, and UIkIt?

  • Material Design for Angular - Material Design for AngularJS Apps
  • Materialize - A modern responsive front-end framework based on Material Design
  • Material-UI - React components for faster and easier web development. Build your own design system, or start with Material Design.
  • Polymer - A new library built on top of Web Components, designed to leverage the evolving web platform on modern browsers

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