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My Codepen Cheatsheet

I’m finding Codepen to be more and more valuable not only for testing out new code and ideas, but also – when working on large applications – as a time-saving rapid prototyping environment which sidesteps the overhead of back-end set-up. Here are some tips which I’ve found useful, for future reference.

Control the Editor View layout

Append /left/, /right/, or /top/ to the URL to set the editor layout.

Append ?editors=1111 (change numbers as appropriate) to the URL to set which panels are maximised (in order of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and console).

For example:


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