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Let's Learn About Aspect Ratio In CSS

Learn how to use the native CSS aspect-ratio property

Optical size, the hidden superpower of variable fonts

A look at making letters actually change the way they look when shown in small or large sizes using variable fonts with an optical size axis.

Media Queries in Times of @container

With container queries now on the horizon - will we need media queries at all?

New CSS functional pseudo-class selectors :is() and :where()

These seemingly small additions to CSS selector syntax are going to have a big impact.

Hexagons and Beyond: Flexible, Responsive Grid Patterns, Sans Media Queries

A little while back, Chris shared this nice hexagonal grid. And true to its name, it’s using —wait for it — CSS Grid to form that layout.

A Cornucopia of Container Queries

I don’t know about y’all, but my feeds have been flooded with articles about CSS Container Queries these past few weeks.

Can I :has()

Today we're filing an intent to prototype, tackling yet another historically hard problem for the web: The :has() selector.

Don’t use custom CSS mouse cursors

While a custom CSS cursor may seem flashy and fun, consider that it may present a significant, unnecessary barrier to access.

CSS for Web Vitals

This article covers CSS-related techniques for optimizing Web Vitals.

Getting Creative with Trigonometric Functions

In the second part of this series on trigonometry, we’ll explore JavaScript trigonometric functions and learn how we can apply them to our CSS code.

Responsive design and container queries? Oh my!

At long last, container queries might finally become reality! And responsive design just turned eleven! My goodness!

CSS Grid Lessons

Learn about css grid in a quick, easy, and interactive way!

A New Way To Reduce Font Loading Impact: CSS Font Descriptors

Web fonts are often terrible for web performance. With CSS font descriptors, we might be able to solve our font loading troubles for good.

25 Years of CSS

Eric Meyer, web standards and CSS guru, revisits some of his handwritten notes on CSS from a quarter-century ago and reflects on all the years since.

A Thorough Analysis of CSS-in-JS

Wondering what’s even more challenging than choosing a JavaScript framework? You guessed it: choosing a CSS-in-JS solution.

CSS Container Queries For Designers

CSS Container queries, a long-requested feature by web developers is coming soon to CSS.

Container Queries in Web Components

Container Queries are one of the most anticipated new features in CSS.

82% of developers get this 3 line CSS quiz wrong

Let’s start by what revert does: It reverts the cascaded value of the property from its current value to the value the property would have had.


Never forget the CSS margin order with this game.

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