The web’s most popular front-end template

HTML5 Boilerplate helps you build fast, robust, and adaptable web apps or sites. Kick-start your project with the combined knowledge and effort of 100s of developers, all in one little package.

Save time. Create with confidence.

Analytics, icons, and more

A lean, mobile-friendly HTML template; optimized Google Analytics snippet; placeholder touch-device icon; and docs covering dozens of extra tips and tricks.

Normalize.css and helpers

Includes Normalize.css v1 — a modern, HTML5-ready alternative to CSS resets — and further base styles, helpers, media queries, and print styles.

jQuery and Modernizr

Get the latest minified versions of two best-of-breed libraries: jQuery (via Google’s CDN, with local fallback) and the Modernizr feature detection library.

High performance

Apache settings to help you deliver excellent site performance. We independently maintain server configs, and an ant build script.

Who uses HTML5 Boilerplate?

Google, Microsoft, NASA, Nike, Barack Obama, Mercedes-Benz, ITV News, BAE Systems, Creative Commons, Australia Post, Entertainment Weekly, Racing Green, and many more.