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The time spent building a new web project can be greatly reduced if you choose to use a prebuilt HTML5/CSS framework.

A front-end framework can provide you with tons of prebuilt web elements such as responsive grids, JS sliders, complex menus, model windows, icon fonts – pretty much everything you may need to get your website up and running fast.

Here are ten useful, time saving web design frameworks that you should bookmark for future use in your projects.

Gumby Framework

10 Useful Time Saving Responsive Frameworks

Gumby 2 is an amazing responsive CSS Framework. Websites built today must be mobile friendly in order to survive.

Skeljs

10 Useful Time Saving Responsive Frameworks

A www frontend framework. One 21kb file. Four powerful components.

HTML5 Bones

10 Useful Time Saving Responsive Frameworks

HTML5 Bones is a template that goes back to basics and provides you with the bare minimum required to get going with HTML5.

PureCSS

10 Useful Time Saving Responsive Frameworks

A set of small, responsive CSS modules that you can use in every web project.

Ivory

10 Useful Time Saving Responsive Frameworks

Responsive front-end web framework. Makes your front-end development faster and easier. Takes you all the way from 1200px on down to 320px.

Groundwork2

10 Useful Time Saving Responsive Frameworks

A Responsive HTML5, CSS and Javascript Framework. Create scalable, accessible web applications that work on virtually anything.

Skeleton

10 Useful Time Saving Responsive Frameworks

Skeleton is a small collection of CSS files that can help you rapidly develop sites that look beautiful at any size, be it a 17″ laptop screen or an iPhone. Skeleton is built on three core principles:

KnaCSS

10 Useful Time Saving Responsive Frameworks

KNACSS is a minimalist, responsive and extensible style sheet to kick-start your HTML / CSS projects. It relies on common best practices and experience on the topic.

Bootstrap 3

10 Useful Time Saving Responsive Frameworks

Sleek, intuitive, and powerful mobile first front-end framework for faster and easier web development.

Unsemantic

10 Useful Time Saving Responsive Frameworks

Unsemantic is a fluid grid system that is the successor to the 960 Grid System. It works in a similar way, but instead of being a set number of columns, it’s entirely based on percentages.

Posted by David Martin

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