Here’s Rob Weychert advocating a combination of CSS custom properties,
calc() and Sass to automate the construction of a flexible typographic scale in CSS.
A collection of links for free stock photography, video and illustration websites
Inspired by Tobias Bjerrome’s blog post Smoother & sharper shadows with layered box-shadows
Create a more flexible component which allows the text to wrap based on the content rather than the viewport size.
Cassie Evans shows us how to combine
background-image and a keyframe animation (all in HTML and CSS) for a lovely progressive underline effect on multi-line text.
Evan Minto notes that flexible grids created with CSS Grid’s
minmax are only intrinsically responsive (responsive to their container rather than the viewport) up to a point, because when the container width is narrower than the minimum width specified in
minmax the grid children overflow.
Sometimes, for reasons unknown, we find that clicking or tapping an element just isn’t working. Here’s a CSS-based approach that might help.
A while back I read a great SVG icon tip from Andy Bell which I’d been meaning to try and finally did so today. Andy recommended that for icons with text labels we set the
height of the icons to
1em since that will size them proportionately to the adjacent text and additionally lets us use
font-size to make any further sizing tweaks.
Recently, we’d seen some articles suggest that things haven’t changed a great deal with select's styling limitations, but I decided to return to the problem and tinker with it myself to be sure. As it turns out, a reasonable set of styles can create a consistent and attractive select across new browsers, while remaining just fine in older ones too.
A handy tool for identifying colours – provided in numerous different CSS-ready formats – and creating a complimentary colour palette from an image you upload or provide as a URL.
Great resource from CSS Grid expert Rachel Andrew, with the Patterns and Examples sections which provide quick-start grid layouts being particularly handy.
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