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Getting started

An overview of kimsQ RC, including how to download and use it, some basic templates and examples, and more.


RC v1.0.0-alpha.3 is available for download in several ways, including some of your favorite package managers. Choose from the options below to snag just what you need.


Download just the compiled and minified CSS and JavaScript. Doesn’t include any documentation or original source files.

Coming soon!

Source files

Download everything: source Sass, JavaScript, and documentation files. Requires a Sass compiler, Autoprefixer, postcss-flexbugs-fixes, and some setup.

Download source

Package managers

Pull in ‘s source files into nearly any project with some of the most popular package managers. No matter the package manager, kimsq-rc will require a Sass compiler, Autoprefixer, and postcss-flexbugs-fixes for a setup that matches our official compiled versions.

Heads up! Not all package managers have the v1 alpha published yet, but we should have them up shortly!


Install kimsq-rc in your Node powered apps with the npm package:

$ npm install kimsq-rc@1.0.0-alpha.3

require('kimsq-rc') will load all of kimsq-rc’s jQuery plugins onto the jQuery object. The kimsq-rc module itself does not export anything. You can manually load kimsq-rc’s jQuery plugins individually by loading the /js/*.js files under the package’s top-level directory.

kimsq-rc’s package.json contains some additional metadata under the following keys:

  • sass - path to kimsq-rc’s main Sass source file
  • style - path to kimsq-rc’s non-minified CSS that’s been precompiled using the default settings (no customization)


Install kimsq-rc in your Ruby apps using Bundler (recommended) and RubyGems by adding the following line to your Gemfile:

gem 'kimsq-rc', '~> 1.0.0.alpha1'

Alternatively, if you’re not using Bundler, you can install the gem by running this command:

$ gem install kimsq-rc -v 1.0.0.alpha1

See the gem’s README for further details.


$ meteor add kimsQ:kimsq-rc@=1.0.0-alpha.3


You can also install and manage kimsq-rc’s Sass and JavaScript using Composer:

$ composer require kimsQ/kimsq-rc


Install and manage kimsq-rc’s Sass and JavaScript using Bower.

$ bower install kimsq-rc#v1.0.0-alpha.3


If you develop in .NET, you can also install and manage kimsq-rc’s CSS or Sass and JavaScript using NuGet:

PM> Install-Package kimsq-rc -Pre
PM> Install-Package kimsq-rc.sass -Pre

The -Pre is required until kimsq-rc v1 has a stable release.

Custom builds

Need only a part of kimsq-rc’s CSS or JS? Use one of the custom builds to snag just what you need.


Includes variables/mixins, Normalize, and Reboot. No JavaScript.


Grid only

Includes variables/mixins and our grid system. No JavaScript.



All of kimsq-rc with flexbox enabled and lower browser support.