Tag Archives: css

Split emoji text effect with CSS

Thanks to some absolute positioning, hue-rotation, and even some clipping you can create nice split emoji: I especially like the experiments near the lower part of the demo, where one emoji is used as a modifier for the other (e.g. … Continue reading

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Pure CSS Crossword (CSS Grid)

Nice demo of a pure CSS Crossword Puzzle, built using CSS Grid. Be sure to check out the validation rules too, they’re built using the General Sibling Selector (e.g. ~): #item1-1:valid ~ #item1-2:valid ~ #item1-3:valid ~ #item1-4:valid ~ #item1-5:valid ~ … Continue reading

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Typical display: flow-root; use case

Good display: flow-root; use case by Paul Bakaus: flow-root establishes a new block formatting context, but most have dismissed it as simply replacing clearfix hacks. But consider this extremely common case, where you have a few paragraphs of text, some … Continue reading

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Styling React Components with “Glamorous 💄”

Glamorous 💄 is a styled-components 💅 and jsxstyle inspired solution for styling ⚛ React Components. It allows you to do stuff like this: // Create a <Title> react component that renders an <h1> which is // centered, palevioletred and sized … Continue reading

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Learn to work the CSS Grid with Griddy

Another handy tool to getting to know the CSS Grid – in addition to the aforementioned CSS Grid Template Builder and Grid Garden – is Griddy: Griddy →

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CSS Grid Template Builder

A simple tool to build complex CSS Grid templates. Edit the template string below or drag the areas in the preview. The changes will reflect in both sides. CSS Grid Template Builder →

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Grid Garden – A game for learning CSS Grid Layout

From the creator as Flexbox Froggy comes Grid Garden, a game for learning CSS Grid Layout: Grid Garden →

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Vortex with CSS Variables

Another great demo by Ana Tudor. Here’s a pen with the result: See the Pen 🌈 vortex with CSS variables (WebKit-only, no JS) by Ana Tudor (@thebabydino) on CodePen. More videos on her YouTube Channel. Lots of demos on her … Continue reading

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Fading text with CSS Blend Modes

Clever usage a gradient background and mix-blend-mode. On hover the size of the background is changed, revealing the rest of the text contents: . New to Compositing And Blending In CSS? Look no further.

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Mocking Individual CSS Transform Functions using CSS Variables

In CSS we use the transform property to manage an element’s translation, rotation, and scale. As it’s one single combined property for all three possible transformations, setting transform: rotation(90deg); on an element will (re)set the values for translation and scale … Continue reading

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