Spectre.css is a lightweight and responsive and modern CSS framework for faster and extensible development.
Spectre provides basic styles for typography and elements, flexbox based responsive layout system, CSS components and utilities with best practice coding and consistent design language.
There are 4 ways to get started with Spectre CSS framework in your projects. You can either manually install or use NPM, Yarn and Bower.
Download the compiled and minified Spectre CSS file (~10KB min+gzip):
$ npm install spectre.css --save
$ yarn add spectre.css
$ bower install spectre.css --save
spectre.css in your website or Web app <head>. If you want the Spectre Experimentals components, you can add
spectre-exp.css as well.
<link rel="stylesheet" href="dist/spectre.min.css" /> <link rel="stylesheet" href="dist/spectre-exp.min.css" />
Spectre uses Gulp for compiling CSS. You can customize your version of Spectre.css by editing LESS files in
/src directory or removing unneeded components from
Then, you can build the CSS file from the command line:
npm install. NPM will install all dev dependencies as listed in package.json.
gulp buildto compile LESS to CSS and minify files.
You can watch file changes and rebuild CSS files by using
spectre/ ├── dist/ │ ├── spectre-exp.css │ ├── spectre-exp.min.css │ ├── spectre.css │ └── spectre.min.css │ ├── docs/ | ├── css/ │ │ ├── docs.less │ │ └── ... │ ├── ../ │ ├── index.html │ └── ... │ ├── src/ │ ├── mixins.less │ ├── variables.less │ └── ... │ ├── spectre-exp.less └── spectre.less
Spectre.css is designed with consistent design language. You can modify
variables.less to create your new or match existing design.
Spectre uses Autoprefixer to make most styles compatible with earlier browsers and Normalize.css for CSS resets. Spectre is designed for modern browsers. For best compatibility, these browsers are recommended: