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Is It Frontend, Front End, or Front-end?

By Sam Deering



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‘Frontend’, ‘Front End’, and ‘Front-end’.

You have probably seen or used all of the above in the past, but which is correct?

Lets take a look!


site: “front-end” About 154 results (0.33 seconds)
site: “frontend” About 41 results (0.29 seconds)




site: “front-end” About 7,010,000 results (0.32 seconds)
site: “frontend” About 242,000 results (0.29 seconds)



catswho “front-end” About 115 results (0.30 seconds) “frontend” 8 results (0.31 seconds)

English Orthography

Is it “front-end”, “frontend”, or “front end”? says “front end” is the correct way.

GOOGLE GLOBAL Search results

I guess Google search doesn’t care too much about case and hyphens get counted as spaces
“Frontend” About 22,600,000 results (0.34 seconds)
“front-end” About 44,900,000 results (0.36 seconds)
“Front End” About 44,900,000 results (0.30 seconds)


My favoured spelling is Frontend but I guess front-end is the most popular on the net. Does it really matter? Which one do you use? Post a comment.

Sam Deering has 15+ years of programming and website development experience. He was a website consultant at Console, ABC News, Flight Centre, Sapient Nitro, and the QLD Government and runs a tech blog with over 1 million views per month. Currently, Sam is the Founder of Crypto News, Australia.

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