Bootstrap Vs Foundation: Which CSS framework is more popular and which is better [Infographic]

September 20th, 2023

In the process of creating a modern website, one of the most important steps is to create a CSS style sheet. It is also the step having most risk of making a mistake. Because of its detailed and repetitive nature it is equally hated by both experienced and new coders alike. But what if you have a pre built CSS sheet that can be used to create any type of website? What if you have a combination of CSS style sheets, JavaScript and images that can be used to create beautiful design components for any type of website and any type of web application? Sounds fantastic doesn’t it.

Well it is actually possible because there are number of such pre built CSS frameworks available on the internet. Out of which Twitter Bootstrap and foundation are two of the most popular ones. Both are open source and thus can be downloaded and used for free. However both have a remarkable difference in popularity even though both are equally good as CSS framework.

Bootstrap Vs Foundation

This popularity difference is visible in twitter statistics of both these frameworks that is shown in the infographic below. Twitter Bootstrap, being the more popular out of the two, has significantly more followers than Zurb’s Foundation Framework. However the followers of foundation are more active with better engagement rate and significantly more tweets per week than than bootstrap. Total number of tweets is also higher for Foundation when compared to bootstrap.

In all the competition is very tense and no one can say what the future holds. But for now you have two great options to use as CSS framework for creating quality websites. Choosing the right one out of the two however, is still a tough topic. So we will advise you to go with your instincts and use what the one you find easy to use.

Boostrap-vs-Foundation infographics

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