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CSS Layout News - Issue 291 - 23rd Feb 2021

News Issue 291 I didn't get time to move this list to the new platf

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 16:22:57 +0000

CSS Layout News - Issue 290 - 16th Feb 2021

News Issue 290 I am currently working on moving this newsletter to

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 16:00:29 +0000

CSS Layout News - Issue 289 - 9th Feb 2021

News Issue 289 I've been at a CSS WG virtual face-to-face meeting t

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 19:41:12 +0000

CSS Layout News - Issue 288 - 2nd Feb 2021

News Issue 288 While it has been almost a year since I got on an ai

Tue, 02 Feb 2021 21:08:42 +0000

CSS Layout News - Issue 287 - 26th Jan 2021

News Issue 287 Some interesting bits of news this week, with Open W

Tue, 26 Jan 2021 17:27:44 +0000

CSS Layout News - Issue 286 - 19th Jan 2021

News Issue 286 I'm currently spending my time documenting things ov

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 18:00:23 +0000

CSS Layout News - Issue 285 - 12th Jan 2021

News Issue 285 Hello again from lockdown Bristol.A few nice bits an

Tue, 12 Jan 2021 21:12:25 +0000

CSS Layout News - Issue 284 - 5th Jan 2021

News Issue 284 Happy New Year! 2021 is not starting very well here

Tue, 05 Jan 2021 19:18:17 +0000

CSS Layout News - Issue 283 - 29th Dec 2020

News Issue 283 Here we are at the last CSS Layout News of 2020. It'

Tue, 29 Dec 2020 17:58:20 +0000

CSS Layout News - Issue 282 - 23rd Dec 2020

News Issue 282 A short issue this week as we prepare for the holida

Wed, 23 Dec 2020 20:05:02 +0000

CSS Tricks

Hiding Content Responsibly

We’ve covered the idea of hiding things in CSS many times here, the most recent post being Mark

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 00:35:39 +0000

React Component Tests for Humans

React component tests should be interesting, straightforward, and easy for a human to build and maint

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 19:06:31 +0000

What’s the Backup Plan for Your WordPress Site?

Of all the reasons we love and use Jetpack for CSS-Tricks—a poster child WordPress site—is that we ca

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 17:08:00 +0000

Getting Deep into Shadows

Let’s talk shadows in web design. Shadows add texture, perspective, and emphasize the dimensions of o

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 16:00:16 +0000

To the brain, reading computer code is not the same as reading language

One of the things I do when teaching beginning front-end development is ask students to describe what

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 15:56:31 +0000

Clipping Scrollable Areas On The inline-start Side

On a default left-to-right web page, “hanging” an element off the right side of the page

Fri, 19 Feb 2021 22:32:01 +0000

Three Ways to Blob with CSS and SVG

Blobs are the smooth, random, jelly-like shapes that have a whimsical quality and are just plain fun.

Fri, 19 Feb 2021 16:09:59 +0000

Use CSS Variables instead of React Context

Turns out you can use several different libraries to pass color information around components. Or, yo

Fri, 19 Feb 2021 16:05:52 +0000

Mistakes I’ve Made as an Engineering Manager

I’ve been a manager for many years at companies of different scale. Through these experiences, I’ve d

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 22:39:50 +0000

Recipe websites, data modeling, and user experience

Simeon Griggs with some nice UX ideas for a recipe website:No math. Swap between units and adjust ser

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 21:19:54 +0000

Let’s Create a Custom Audio Player

HTML has a built-in native audio player interface that we get simply using the <audio> element.

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 16:27:34 +0000

Barebones CSS for Fluid Images

Zach takes a look at some fundamental HTML+CSS usage for fluid, responsive images. Most of it, I̵

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 16:25:55 +0000

You want…

I’ve been enjoying these little “You want…” style posts. Post titles like tha

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 21:50:45 +0000

Things You Can Do With CSS Today

Some nice coverage from Andy about CSS things that are truly new. If you haven’t looked at new

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 21:20:53 +0000

CSS Switch-Case Conditions

CSS is yet to have a switch rule or conditional if, aside from the specific nature of @media queries

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 16:05:26 +0000

CSS Wizardry

Site-Speed Topography

A couple of years ago, my first few days on a new web performance project werealways slow going. So m

Tue, 03 Nov 2020 23:04:10 +0000

The Fastest Google Fonts

For the most part, web fonts nowadays are faster than ever. With morestandardised FOUT/FOIT behaviour

Tue, 19 May 2020 17:35:04 +0000

Real-World Effectiveness of Brotli

One of the more fundamental rules of building fast websites is to optimise yourassets, and where text

Wed, 22 Apr 2020 10:28:20 +0000

Performance Budgets, Pragmatically

One of the key tools that performance engineers have at their disposal is thePerformance Budget: it h

Wed, 08 Jan 2020 18:19:10 +0000

Lazy Pre-Browsing with Prefetch

I’m working with a client at the moment who, unfortunately, has a blocking thirdparty stylesheet that

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 14:47:28 +0000

Making Cloud.typography Fast(er)

Disclaimers: I was not approached or hired byHoefler&Co orCloud.typography to look into any ofth

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 09:51:11 +0000

Time to First Byte: What It Is and Why It Matters

I’m working on a client project at the moment and, as they’re an ecommerce site,there are a lot of fa

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 02:06:56 +0000

Self-Host Your Static Assets

One of the quickest wins—and one of the first things I recommend my clientsdo—to make websites faster

Fri, 31 May 2019 21:10:11 +0000

Tips for Technical Interviews

Yesterday, I spoke at ITKonket in Kragujevac, Serbia.During the Q&A after my talk, one great and

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 15:19:18 +0000

Cache-Control for Civilians

The best request is the one that never happens: in the fight for fast websites,avoiding the network i

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 01:21:39 +0000

W3 CSS Blog

Minutes Telecon 2021-02-17

The group didn’t agree on if the heuristic description for :focus-visible should be updated to


CSS Multiple-column Layout Level 1 Working Draft update

Today I have published a new Working Draft of CSS Multiple-column Layout Level 1. This WD includes a


Minutes Telecon 2021-01-27

There was pushback in issue #5710 (Shielding system colors to avoid fingerprinting?) to not closing t


CSS Cascading and Inheritance Level 5 First Public Working Draft

The CSS Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft of CSS Cascading and Inheritance Lev


Minutes Telecon 2021-01-20

Resolved: All new color functions serialize to themselves (Issue #5825: What serialization should be


Minutes Telecon 2021-01-13

Resolved: Rename @layers to @layer (Issue #5855: Rename @layers to @layer) Resolved: Convert at parse


Minutes Telecon 2021-01-06

There are proposals for Container Queries and Light-DOM Scope available for review prior. Everyone is


Updated REC of CSS Containment Module Level 1

The CSS WG has published an updated Recommendation of the CSS Containment Module Level 1. This CSS mo


CSS Snapshot 2020 Published

The CSS Working Group has published its CSS Snapshot for 2020. Given that the CSS “specification” is


Updated CSS Conditional Rules Level 3 Candidate Recommendation

The CSS Working Group has published an updated Candidate Recommendation of CSS Conditional Rules Leve

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