CSS Variables: var(–subtitle);

As per usual, great talk by Lea Verou:

The key takeaway to me is the very first one she mentioned: they’re just custom propertie. This means that the normal behavior of inheritance is in place, you can manipulate them from within media queries, and you can even get/set them via style attributes or even JavaScript:

const el = document.querySelector('#my-elem');

// Get
var foo = window.getComputedStyle(el).getPropertyValue('--foo');

// Set
el.setProperty('--foo', newValue);

I’ve created pens for the background mouse position follower, and for the CSS scroll indicator.

See the Pen CSS Variables: Follow Mouse Position by Bramus (@bramus) on CodePen.

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