Sublime Text package for tidying CSS.
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Latest commit a5c0089 Apr 15, 2015 @fitnr fix string/bytes concatenation
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CSS code formatter for Sublime Text

SublimeCSSTidy is a Sublime Text package for cleaning and tidying up your CSS. It's mostly a wrapper for the CSS Tidy PHP Library, but it will fall back on a bundled CSS Tidy executable for Windows users without PHP.

SublimeCSSTidy adds three commands to the command palette:

  • Tidy CSS (Highest Compression)
  • Tidy CSS (Low Compression)
  • Tidy CSS

The last command uses the default template, which balances readability and compression. If you can decipher the complicated pattern for creating custom formatting rules, SublimeCSSTidy will happily use them. An example of a custom template file is included (template-medium.txt).

Windows Support

If you do not have PHP installed, SublimeCSSTidy will use a bundled version of CSS Tidy. This program is from 2007, and may not have complete support for all CSS3. Consider installing PHP.


Check out csstidy.sublime-settings for a documented list of options.


With Package Control

If you have Package Control installed, you can install SublimeCSSTidy from within Sublime Text 2. Open the Command Palette and enter "Package Control: Install Package", then search for CSSTidy.

Without Package Control

Clone the repository into your Sublime Text 2 packages directory:

git clone git://

Without Package Control or Git

Go to the download section and download the package. Unzip it, rename the folder CSSTidy and move it into your Sublime Text 2 packages directory (Preferences > Browse Packages in the menu)


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