List of APIs to help extract, minify and beautify CSS.

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About CSS APIs

Cascading Style Sheets, or CSS, is a language that web designers use to improve the look and functionality of websites. A plain HTML site will display information from top to bottom on the page. CSS allows a developer to shape the front end by positioning objects and adding colors and fonts. When advanced web developers create a page, they may reach out to a CSS API.

What is a CSS API?

An API related to CSS is a digital interface that allows a web page or mobile application to interact with information on a server. For developers, these APIs often give them greater flexibility in working with the language. The APIs in the Houdini collection makes it possible for a programmer to make custom applications that a browser will interpret as native CSS.

How does a web design API work?

For web designers, working with an API is often about size and efficiency. Working with the Google Fonts API gives a site immediate access to the directory. This arrangement means that the developerโ€™s server does not need to host the font files. Instead, the application makes a request to the API, and the API returns the necessary data when the page loads.

Who would use a CSS API?

These APIs usually fall into the realm of advanced users. These developers feel the need to go beyond the current limits of CSS. Some of the custom features they create may be available in the next round of CSS updates.

Why is CSS important?

Cascading Style Sheets make websites attractive and user-friendly. They allow designers to control where objects appear on the page. In these days of multiple screen sizes, CSS makes it possible to have responsive web pages. A style sheet allows a single page to adapt to devices automatically.

What can a developer expect from web design APIs?

Developers who understand APIs will enjoy the ability to provide greater customization to a website. With direct access to the data in the Google collection of APIs, developers can interact with location data, easily embed YouTube videos and quickly translate information using the Google Translate API.

Are there examples of free CSS APIs?

CSS is one of the fundamental languages of web development and is open for public use. Developers can use many of the APIs related to it for free. For example, the CSS Paint API allows developers to create custom images and backgrounds at no cost.


  1. Minify
  2. Minify
  3. HTML CSS to Image
  4. Page Render Webpage Screenshot


All CSS APIs are supported and made available in multiple developer programming languages and SDKs including:

  1. Node.js
  2. PHP
  3. Python
  4. Ruby
  5. Objective-C
  6. Java (Android)
  7. C# (.NET)
  8. cURL

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