10 Professional Free CSS Editors

CSS or Cascading Style Sheets is a particular type of web language that is used in order to describe the different semantics (that is the get up as well as the presentation) of a particular document. It is the most widely used application to develop the web pages those are written in HTML as well as XHTML. There are certain free CSS Editors which provide the user to incorporate new CSS and to distinguish the common CSS categories. With the help of these free CSS Editors the users can have a look at the changes almost instantaneously and can you have a firsthand impression about how the webpage will appear, and the effect it will have on your entire template. This is particularly important before you embed it into your specific code.

On choosing a particular tag, this editor will provide you a code that is an example compatible to that particular tag. After you have seen that, you can to edit and try out once again after having viewed the preview of the changes that you have made. Most of these free CSS Editors will give you the chance to quickly edit and upload the changes.

A few free CSS Editors will give the users the chance to create the basic design very easily. They can select the one you need from as many as seven various types of tabs and a number of options of editing those the user will find embedded within the feature that is tabbed. The main task will be to break it into five parts or sectors – Code, Attributes, Preview, Selection, and Values. Once you have done this, editing and uploading can be done in very quickly. Some free CSS Editors again give you the option of a very fast rundown about CSSMate the process of using it in a proper way.

Several free CSS editors again will let the user paste the code that needs to be edited and have a preview of the changes as and when you care making them. A few free CSS editors on the other hand, enable the user to develop the base of a website or a blog. In these CSS, the main page will contain all the options available, like padding, floating, the fonts to be used in the display, the backgrounds, Edit the borders and so on. Create clean CSS code, view your changes and then copy your CSS within minutes.

Free CSS Editors

Notepad++

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Stylizer – Real-Time CSS Editing

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Rapid CSS Editor

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20 Comments
  1. Bradley Jan 21, 2:25 pm

    Notepad++ for the win! Have tried a few others, as well as paid editors and always come back to it!

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    • Kasper Jan 21, 5:07 pm

      Try Sublime Text 2, it’s much better than notepad++ ;]
      Well, i’m using ST2 but still like N++

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    • Mike Jan 22, 12:45 pm

      Jup Notepad++ for the win in many tasks that included edition codes. Starting from basic thing all way to complex code editing. If something is missing by default you can always find addons

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  2. Michael Jan 21, 5:33 pm

    How can anyone create a list of free editors then exclude Sublime 2 ?? not only is it currently the best editor ( free or paid ) it’s also cross platform compatible including Linux

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  3. Karl Gephart Jan 22, 4:45 am

    Hidden due to low comment rating. Click here to see.

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  4. Han Chung Jan 22, 8:06 am

    There are also other similar editors that you use which are online like codefunc template editor. Although not a true css editor, but you can do the same things as a css editor. If there is interest, I will write a tutorial on how to use it!

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  5. Miro Jan 22, 12:04 pm

    How can anyone create a list of free editors, repeat over 10 times that he is talking about free editors and then deliberately include several editors that are not free?

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  6. Gareth J M Saunders Jan 22, 9:51 pm

    I agree. For example, Rapid CSS is €19.85; TopStyle price is US $79.95 per single user license; Stylizer 5.x is CAN $79.99. It’s really not hard to find out if you need to pay for them. And 30-days free trial does not equal free.

    It feels a little deceptive in order to drive traffic to the site. But what is really does is just make me less trustful of other articles on this site, sadly.

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  7. Felipe Genuino Jan 25, 3:44 am

    Eu uso o notepad++, pra mim ainda é o mais limpo, recomendo a todos.

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  8. Alex Jan 29, 11:04 pm

    +1 for Sublime Text 2 – It is young but very useful!

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  9. Kreativ Theme Feb 14, 3:08 pm

    I use Notepadd++ and I think is the best free editor out there for web development … you can use it also for JS, php and html (and lots of others … )

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  10. Stas Feb 29, 11:09 am

    My favourite free PHP, HTML, CSS editor is Codelobster PHP Edition – http://www.codelobster.com

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  11. Anthony Sep 22, 10:08 pm

    I know this was written months ago, but Stylizer is not a free product.

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  12. morphosic Oct 3, 6:02 pm

    anyone know of a windows editor that fully supports nested css3? all of them i’ve tried can’t handle it yet… (as in they don’t know how to format it, or don’t recognize the nesting correctly)

    @page {
    margin:10px;

    @top-left { content:”test”; }
    }

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  13. Dang Thanh Jan 13, 7:23 pm

    Try Sublime Text 2. It’s very interesting with some amazing plugin such as Emmet, Nettus+ Fetch…

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  14. Aslam Feb 8, 2:35 pm

    Coffee cup is a rocking software must try it out.

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  15. Tom Aug 23, 10:45 pm

    Please remove the word FREE from the title. Most of the editors listed in this post are not free!

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  16. omar Feb 27, 10:08 am

    try LiveGap Editor ( http://editor.livegap.com )
    Free Online Html Editor With Syntax highlighting,live preview,code folding,fullscreen mode,themes,matching tags,auto completion,tag finding,frameWork and closing Brackets

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