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CSSTidy is an open source
Open source
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 Cascading Style Sheets parser and optimiser written by Florian Schmitz. C++
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 and PHP
PHP is a general-purpose server-side scripting language originally designed for web development to produce dynamic web pages. For this purpose, PHP code is embedded into the HTML source document and interpreted by a web server with a PHP processor module, which generates the web page document...

 versions are available. The name derives from HTML Tidy
HTML Tidy is a computer program and a library whose purpose is to fix invalid HTML and to improve the layout and indent style of the resulting markup....

, since CSSTidy is supposed to be its counterpart for CSS. Currently CSSTidy is able to fix some common errors (like missing units or semicolons) and reformat and compress CSS code.

The current version of CSSTidy is 1.3. This version was noted in the changelog as the last version—the project was abandoned and the author is seeking a new maintainer for the project.

However, the PHP version has continued to get bug fixes and improved unit tests.

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