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Siddharth Chaudhary
Siddharth Chaudhary

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How to quickly build a website using Tailwindcss and Tailblocks

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I recently discovered this tool that allowed me to rapidly build my own website. Hope it might be useful.

What is Tailwindcss

Tailwindcss is a utility based css framework for rapid development and is very useful in some cases. My own website is built entirely on tailwindcss, so I definitely would recommend it to you.


Tailblocks is a very simple tool that provides you with readymade Tailwindcss blocks. It includes most of the blocks that you would need to build a great website, including navbars, hero sections and footers.

How to use

  1. Setup your html document like below
<iDOCTYPE html>
<meta name="viewport"  content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
<title>Your title</title>
<link href="^2/dist/tailwind.min.css" rel="stylesheet">
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  1. Go to tailblocks
  2. Pick out a block you like. Alt Text
  3. Click the '<>View Code' button.
  4. Copy the code.
  5. Paste it into the html document and voila 🀯

  6. Repeat the process with as many blocks as you like πŸ‘.

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Top comments (6)

shriji profile image

tailblocks remain very unupdated

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Siddharth Chaudhary

True, but easily customizable

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Mert Cukuren

I've started working on making Tailblocks compatible with Tailwind CSS v2.0

pbose profile image

Love Tailwind man. It's really awesome for any kind of project.

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Siddharth Chaudhary


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kartik puri

I recently combined this with react gatsby, tailwind is amazing

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