Written on November 11, 2014

CSS library by Hipertextos. Version 0.9.

CSS the old way. No pre-processors, no less, no sass. Just CSS and (if you want) a little bit of javascript. Simple and effective.

##Back to basics

Hipercss is a Framework or web component library to build pages and sites with HTML5 and CSS. You can use Hipertextos as a resource in your projects or just to learn a different way to build the most common web components.


Simple is better. Get more than less. I want it red, not danger


  • Focus on content
  • Write semantic HTML
  • Assume device-agnostic developement
  • Get rapid prototyping
  • Stop fighting against presentational classes
  • Avoid preprocessors: no LESS, no SASS
  • Stop building cloned sites

How to

  • Write simple HTML
  • Know semantic sense of HTML tags
  • Embrace fluid design
  • Use presentational classes to prototype
  • Forget about impossible semantic classes
  • Use frameworks to learn
  • Create content and design at the same time


Hipercss focus in

  • HTML tags
  • A better header and metadata
  • Fluid design
  • Cleanest typography
  • Modular responsiveness
  • Recombinable classes
  • Smart use of CSS features
  • Smart jQuery and CSS’s combination

Hipercss includes

  • Sample favicons
  • Common features included in most frameworks
  • Color skins and backgrounds
  • Assorted buttons
  • 100% fluid grid system
  • Webkit image filters
  • Basic symbol icons with HTML entities
  • SVG icons library
  • CSS animations


This framework is distributed under a MIT license. SVG icons included are distributed under a CC By 3.0 license.