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Animated Background Stripes That Transition on Hover

How often to do you reach for the CSS background-size property? If you’re like me — and probably lots

Thu, 08 Dec 2022 15:36:21 +0000

Adding Box Shadows to WordPress Blocks and Elements

I stumbled across this tweet from Ana Segota looking for a way to add a CSS box-shadow to a button’s

Wed, 07 Dec 2022 13:59:50 +0000

CSS is OK, I guess.

Nothing but ear-to-ear smiles as I was watching this video from @quayjn on YouTube. (No actual name i

Tue, 06 Dec 2022 15:37:50 +0000

Does WWW still belong in URLs?

For years, a small pedantry war has been raging in our address bars. In one corner are brands like Go

Mon, 05 Dec 2022 15:20:22 +0000

CSS Infinite and Circular Rotating Image Slider

Image sliders (also called carousels) are everywhere. There are a lot of CSS tricks to create the com

Fri, 02 Dec 2022 14:12:57 +0000

Digging Deeper Into Container Style Queries

I wrote up some early thoughts on container style queries a little while back. It’s still early

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 13:59:06 +0000

Using The New Constrained Layout In WordPress Block Themes

One of the main goals of the WordPress Site Editor (and, yes, that is now the “official” name) is to

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 14:11:10 +0000

More Than “Slapping Paint on a Website”

I’m a sucker for anything about front-end job titles.Anselm Hannemann:CSS evolved and we’re bey

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 15:03:20 +0000

Newer Things to Know About Good Ol’ HTML Lists

HTML lists are boring. They don’t do much, so we don’t really think about them despite how widely use

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 14:05:11 +0000

Apple Messages & Color Contrast

Well, color me this! I was griping to myself last night about just how gosh dang hard it is to read t

Wed, 23 Nov 2022 14:25:03 +0000

WordPress Developer Blog

Well, hey check this out. Looks like there is a brand spankin’ new blog over at WordPress.org all abo

Tue, 22 Nov 2022 18:36:12 +0000

Taming the Cascade With BEM and Modern CSS Selectors

BEM. Like seemingly all techniques in the world of front-end development, writing CSS in a BEM format

Mon, 21 Nov 2022 13:59:15 +0000

Making Static Noise From a Weird CSS Gradient Bug

👋 The demos in this article experiment with a non-standard bug related to CSS gradients and s

Fri, 18 Nov 2022 13:55:24 +0000

Creating a Settings UI for a Custom WordPress Block

So far, we’ve covered how to work with data from an external API in a custom WordPress block. We walk

Thu, 17 Nov 2022 13:48:26 +0000

DigitalOcean Welcomes Cloudways to the Family

Hey folks! If you’ve been keeping up with the latest DigitalOcean news, you might be aware that

Wed, 16 Nov 2022 23:38:36 +0000

CSS Wizardry

Speeding Up Async Snippets

If you’ve been a web developer for any reasonable amount of time, you’ve morelikely than not come acr

Wed, 12 Oct 2022 20:48:12 +0000

Critical CSS? Not So Fast!

I have long held very strong opinions about the Critical CSS pattern. In theory,in a perfect world, w

Tue, 06 Sep 2022 16:00:00 +0000

Measure What You Impact, Not What You Influence

A thing I see developers do time and time again is make performance-facingchanges to their sites and

Wed, 24 Aug 2022 12:41:16 +0000

Optimising Largest Contentful Paint

Largest Contentful Paint (LCP) is my favourite Core WebVital. It’s the easiest to optimise, and it’s

Mon, 28 Mar 2022 23:02:11 +0000

Measuring Network Performance in Mobile Safari

So far this year, all but one of my clients have been concerned about Google’supcoming Web Vitalsupda

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 01:41:12 +0000

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

W3 CSS Blog

Minutes Telecon 2022-11-16

There is still discussion necessary on issue #7306 (Move the definition of “display mode”


Minutes Telecon 2022-11-09

Upcoming meeting updates: Next long call is scheduled on Nov 30th. Please reply to the email on the p


Minutes Telecon 2022-11-02

The next long-form meeting will be November 30th starting a few hours before the normal meeting time.


Minutes Extended Telecon 2022-10-26

Publications Resolved: Advance css-box-3 to PR Resolved: Accept the above changes Statement about fon


Minutes Telecon 2022-10-19

There will be an extended meeting on Wed Oct 26, 2022 from 7:00am – 10:00am PT Resolved: Close no cha


CSS Values and Units Level 4 WD Updated

The CSS Working Group has published an updated Working Draft of CSS Values and Units Level 4. This sp


Minutes Telecon 2022-10-12

There will be an extended meeting on Wed Oct 26, 2022 from 7:00am – 10:00am PT Resolved: Incorporate


Minutes Telecon 2022-10-05

Resolved: Always ignore transforms on backgrounds of the root element (Issue #6683: Are the rules for


Minutes Telecon 2022-09-28

Resolved: Draft reading-order (minus source value) into css-display-4 ED (Issue #7387: Providing auth


Updated WD of CSS Containment L2

The CSS Working Group has published an updated Working Draft of the CSS Containment Module Level 2. T

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