Firefox Quantum: Developer Edition has a very useful tool to inspect the CSS grid layout in websites. Check out how to access and use it. Advertisements
For the codepen output, if you want to add fonts, like google fonts, you can do that in more than one way.
We’ve heard it all before: healthy diet, regular exercise and stress reduction, the pillars of good health. But even all those combined can’t keep us from the health issues that our work induces in us.
Another quick tip, today! This time it’s about the CSS @supports rule. The rule checks for the browser support, or the lack of it, of a given CSS property/value and applies some style if that check is passed.
Whether you’re naming human babies or variables in code, the struggle is real. Okay, that maybe was a little exaggerated — naming babies is much easier. So, let’s take a look at a naming rule for boolean that most folks follow and is kinda awesome.
Generally, we do a fixed width (ex. pixels) or container-relative width (ex. percentage) for a block element like div. So, to size the width of an element based on its content, instead, hasn’t always been a usual or straightforward thing to do.
Using Codepen more and more, often to experiment and for demos to show the code I’m working with, I’ve learned to make my Codepen workflow smoother with little tacks here and there. One of which is finding a way to avoid repeating a same base URL in the HTML, in Pens. Here’s what I mean…
Nope. I’m not talking about makeshift “electricians” and “plumbers” that our family think that we are but some other things that even you may’ve been misread as just because you’re a web developer.
I’ll be honest. The one ☝️ thing I’ve not much used CSS Counter for is numbering headings which ironically is the prime example shown in all its tutorials. Although counting header elements is EXTREMELY useful, I’ve found more use for Counter with other elements.
Icons have become an important part of web designs. Granted there are many online resources (both free and paid) for icons, we still should be able to use the one style of symbols we already have and are uber familiar with — emojis, as icons.