Best Tailwind CSS Alternatives for (Update 2024)

In this section, we will explore some of the best alternative CSS frameworks and libraries to Tailwind CSS in 2024. Our list will exclude Bootstrap, Bulma CSS, and Foundation CSS, focusing instead on modern CSS utility frameworks and libraries.

1. Windi CSS

Windi CSS is one of the best alternative of Tailwind CSS. If you are already familiar with Tailwind CSS, think about Windi CSS as an on-demanded alternative to Tailwind, which provides faster load times, fully compatible with Tailwind v2 / v3 and with a bunch of additional cool features.

Also it supports many builts tools like vite, Webpack, Rollup, PostCSS and Windi Cli. You can use windi css with Svelte, Gridsome, Vue 3 and Nuxt.

windi css

2. Stylify CSS

Stylify css is good alternative for tailwind but it uses CSS-like selectors color:blue, width:640px, margin:0_auto along with variables, components, custom selectors to generate optimized CSS dynamically based on what you write.

<div class="
    font-weight:bold 
    font-size:24px 
    border-radius:4px 
    padding:24px 
    border:2px_dotted_#01befe 
    transition:border-color_0.3s_ease-in-out 
    hover:border-color:#bd0c65 
    width:400px 
    margin:50px_auto_0_auto 
    text-align:center 
    font-family:arial s-cloak">
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Stylify CSS

Also stylify css support lots of frontend and backend framework like react, vue, angular, nextjs, remix, nodejs, laravel, php symfony etc.

3. UnoCSS

UnoCSS instant on-demand atomic CSS engine. It inspired by Windi CSS, Tailwind CSS, and Twind. But UnoCSS fully customizable – no core utilities, all functionalities are provided via presets. it 5x faster than windi and tailwind css. ~6kb min+brotli – zero deps and browser friendly. UnoCSS provide lots of Presets like @unocss/preset-wind, @unocss/preset-icons, @unocss/preset-typography

UnoCSS

4. picocss

Use picocss without package manager or dependencies. It is minimal CSS Framework for semantic HTML Elegant styles for all natives HTML elements without .classes and dark mode automatically enabled. Less than 10 kB minified and gzipped.

Tailwind CSS Alternatives Honorable Mention List.

tachyons.io Functional CSS for humans.

basscss Low-level CSS Toolkit – the original Functional/Utility/Atomic CSS library.

open-props.style CSS custom properties to help accelerate adaptive and consistent design.