Tailwindcss Themer

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Tailwindcss Themer

An unopinionated, scalable, tailwindcss theming solution


Tailwindcss Themer is an unopinionated, scalable, tailwindcss theming solution. It allows users to easily theme anything that extends Tailwind's config and can be expressed in CSS variables. With this plugin, users can create unlimited themes and automatically generate variants for all themes. The plugin handles colors and opacity, making it easy to manage themes with a simple, declarative API. Tailwindcss Themer is designed to reduce bundle size and is powered by CSS variables.


  • Theme anything: Users can theme anything that extends Tailwind's config and can be expressed in CSS variables, including other plugins.
  • Unlimited themes: Users can create as many themes as they want without any limitations.
  • Automatic variants: The plugin automatically generates variants for all themes, enabling classes to be used only when certain themes are active.
  • Trivial dark theme: Implementing a dark theme is made easy with no special configuration required.
  • Automatic handling of colors and opacity: The plugin handles colors and opacity when using Tailwind with CSS variables.
  • Easy theme management: The plugin provides a simple, declarative API for creating and modifying themes.
  • Familiar API: The way themes are declared is the same as extending Tailwind with the same features.
  • Modern: Powered by CSS variables under the hood.
  • Designed to reduce bundle size: By using CSS variables, the plugin avoids duplicating style definitions and helps reduce the bundle size.


To install Tailwindcss Themer, follow these steps:

  1. Install the plugin using npm:
npm install tailwindcss-themer
  1. Add the plugin to the plugins array in your tailwind.config.js file:
module.exports = {
  // ...
  plugins: [
    // Other plugins
  1. Configure your themes by passing a config object representing your theme configuration. (Refer to the Config documentation for details).

  2. Use the classes like you normally would.

  3. Enable your other theme by adding a class of the theme's name to the elements you want themed. (Refer to the Enabling Your Theme section for more details).

  4. Apply variants if needed by using the automatically generated variants for each theme. (Refer to the Variants section for more details).


Tailwindcss Themer is a powerful theming solution for TailwindCSS. It allows users to easily create and manage themes, supports unlimited themes, and automatically generates variants. The plugin handles colors and opacity and provides a simple API for theme management. With Tailwindcss Themer, styling with TailwindCSS becomes even more flexible and efficient.


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